Come learn about local wildlife habitats and backyard habitat improvement projects you can do yourself. Discover citizen science projects and volunteer opportunities in and around Murfreesboro. Meet representatives from organizations working on habitat issues.
Hikes, activities, and information geared towards ages 10 and up.
Take a hike with an expert and learn about the plants and animals in your choice of several different local ecosystems. There are naturalist-led walks on Saturday, too - see the Saturday activities section, below!
with John McKay, Stones River National Battlefield
The Best of Both Worlds: Preserving Nature and History at Stones River National Battlefield:Discover the Battlefield's natural resources (cedar glades, native grass fields & forests) and learn how park personnel manage them as part of a cultural landscape.
Learn how to plan and install a rain garden in your yard that will reduce flooding and runoff issues, conserve water, and trap pollutants carried by stormwater runoff before they reach streams, rivers, and groundwater.
Build a cedar bluebird house for your yard. No place to put one up yourself? Build one and donate it to our bluebird trail! Purchase kits ($20) and register on-site Saturday morning. Max 15 participants in workshop.
Meet the people who work to improve wildlife habitat in the region. Learn about their projects and find volunteer opportunities and other ways to support their efforts.
Note: We were unable to hold this event as planned in 2020 or 2021. The following organizations had confirmed for 2020, but not all have confirmed yet for 2022. Those who have confirmed for 2022 are marked with an asterisk (*). We will continuously update this page as we hear back from exhibitors. Please check back for updates!