Upcoming Nature Center Programs


Upcoming Nature Center Activities

Join the Nature Center Staff for These Special Programs


Saturday March 11, 2023 – TREE KEEPERS WORKSHOP

The Nature Center at Steele Creek Park and Bristol, Tennessee Tree City USA Board will be hosting Tree Keepers in the Nature Center during the day. This will be an in-depth event focusing on practical tips for planting and maintaining your home and garden trees. Sign up at bristoltn.recdesk.com!


Thursday, February 2nd, 4:00 pm

Groundhog Walk & Talk: Celebrate Groundhog Day by meeting Don at the Nature Center for a fun walk about not just these fascinating animals, but also the cosmic importance of this seemingly silly holiday!


Friday, February 17th, 4:00 pm

Basic Terrarium and Aquarium Keeping: Interested in keeping a terrarium or aquarium? Want to learn how to better take care of one you already have? Meet Mike at the Nature Center for an engaging discussion on terrarium and aquarium keeping as a hobby and learn from the animals at the Nature Center with a special “behind-the-scenes” tour!


Friday, February 24th, 4:00 pm

A Walk in the Winter Woods: What’s happening in the forest during the winter? Are there plants, animals, and fungi that are awake? Meet Don and Mike at the Nature Center for an easy hike to see what’s happening with some of the Park’s winter residents.


Monday, March 20th, 4:00 pm

Spring Equinox Hike: Meet Jeremy at Rooster Front Park (located at 1160 Vance Drive) for a moderate hike in search of early signs of spring. We’ll also talk astronomy and dispel some myths about this celestial event! One thing we will NOT be doing: balancing eggs.


Regularly Scheduled Activities with Friends

Monthly hikes with “Commander” Harvey Anderson

Monthly bird watching outings

Check our Facebook page for dates and other details.


For additional information contact the Nature Center at (423) 989-5616.


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