Wildlife Weekend

21st Annual Wildlife Weekend

Join us for a weekend of fun and exciting natural history education sponsored by:

The City of Bristol TN Parks and Recreation Department

The Bristol Bird Club

Friends of Steele Creek Nature Center and Park

October 12 – 13, 2018!

Schedule of Events

Friday Evening

6:30 pm – Welcome Reception

7:00 pm – Photography Contest Awards

7:30 pm – “The Natural History and Naturalists of the Southern Appalachians”

Presentation by Dr. Andy Jones, Director of Conservation, Cleveland Museum of Natural History


8:00 am – Early Bird Walk with Larry McDaniel

9:00 am – Bird Walk to the Banding Station with Andy Jones

9:30 am – Bird banding with Richard Lewis and Rack Cross

10:30 pm – Creepy Crawlies- Arthropods for All Ages with Cade Campbell

12:00 pm – Geology Rocks with Jeremy Stout

12:45 pm – Reptiles and Amphibians with Lance Jesse

2:00 pm – Fall Plants and Wildflowers with Don Holt

Ongoing Exhibits/activities 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Photography Show – View all of the entries from this year’s contest

Fossil Casting – Mick Whitelaw, ETSU

Skins and Skulls – Friends of SCNC&P

Bugs – Friends of SCNC&P

Birds of Prey – Bays Mountain

Nature Crafts for the Birds – The Bristol Bird Club

Spotting Scope Set-ups – The Bristol Bird Club

Free for everyone (with $2 per car Park entry fee)

Fun for the Entire Family!


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