The Emmy Award winning television show produced by TRC Media
through the generosity of the Jackson Foundation and Tennessee State Parks.

Outdoor Adventure

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Portrait of a River
The Duck River is rich in biodiversity, but feeling the effects of urban growth...which is what brings "The Chestnut Group," artists who paint in the open air for the cause of conservation, to it's beautiful banks.

Kids & Family

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Aquariums in the Classroom
If you have hundreds of native fish living in your state, what's the best way to learn about them? You get out in the river and get your hands wet!

Fishing & Hunting

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Hard Hunt, Big Harvest
Hunting elk in the rugged terrain of the North Cumberlands is a challenge for any hunter...but this hard hunt can lead to a really big harvest.


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Harpeth River Flooding
While the effect of a flood on people is evident, what happens to the rivers and the wild things that call them home when high water rips through?

More of our latest episodes

Thanks for visiting the Wild Side! Our Emmy award-winning outdoors show is produced through the support of the Jackson Foundation. Wild Side is a vibrant voice for the environment, helping you experience and explore outdoor adventures just outside your door. Recognized as the “Best Outdoor Show in North America,” Wild Side is hosted by Bill Cody and Janet Ivey and airs on PBS stations across Tennessee and Kentucky. Check the schedule below for more.

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Wilderness Foxes
Join a group of ladies who love exploring the outdoors on an adventure through the trails of the Savage Gulf leading to the beautiful Greeter Falls in the South Cumberland State Park.

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A Process of Preservation
Two unique partners, artist Charles Brindley and The Land Trust for Tennessee team up to preserve historic Glen Leven Farm in Nashville from development...each working through the process in their own way.

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Boating Safely
There's a lot of water in Tennessee...which means there are also a lot of boats. We'll head out to Old Hickory Lake in Middle Tennessee to see the best ways to stay safe on the water.

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Wounded Warrior Fish Tournament
These wounded veterans from Fort Campbell find comfort and solace as they enjoy a fund day on the waters of Kentucky Lake fishing in a tournament set up as a "thank you!" for their service.

TV Schedule