East Nashville Magnet School students step out of the classroom and into a kayak for an unforgettable outdoor adventure.
Hold Your Horses
Equestrian Drill Team
Cedar Glades Natural Area
Viewers get a first glimpse of the state's newest natural area. The John and Hester Lane Cedar Glades was once a family farm, now, it's rocky terrain and shallow soil is providing a unique environment and a promising future for endangered wildflowers.
Old Timer’s Day
Old Timer’s Day performers have taken their careers beyond the mountains of Tennessee all the way to Carnegie Hall.
Seasonal Rangers Big Adventure
A routine paddle adventure turns a rescue mission for two seasonal ranger interns.
Summer Solstice at Old Stone Fort
The Summer Solstice and Native American history combine for a unique event at Old Stone Fort State Park.
Buffalo River Adventure
For those looking to get away from it all, a fishing and camping trip down the Buffalo River...118 miles to its confluence with the Duck...is the perfect place to go.
Trees in Trouble
Foresters are fighting an ongoing battle with invasive insects that are attacking Tennessee trees.
More of our latest episodes
Thanks for visiting the Wild Side! Our Emmy award-winning outdoor adventure show is produced by RockWater, LLC through the support of Nashville Public Television and the Tennessee State Parks. 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 television veteran Steve Hall and airs on PBS stations across Tennessee and Kentucky. Check the schedule below for more.
You won't find fancy bass boats powered by big gas engines at this tournament...just intense anglers going out with environmentally friendly kayaks powered by paddles.
Friendly Fire at May Prairie
The May Prairie Natural Area is on fire! This story demonstrates how state scientists are using flames to help preserve the natural landscape of this magnificent prairie and wetland.
Champions of Conservation
Wild Side is reflecting on the work of two champions of conservation, Tony Campbell and Mitchell Parks, who led a charge to rescue wildlife in Tennessee and restore populations of animals that were slowly disappearing in many parts of the state.
- NPT - Nashville Public Television
Saturdays, 6:30pm; Sundays, 9:00am.
- WKNO-Channel 10, Memphis, TN
- ETP (Channels 2 and 15), Knoxville, TN
- WCTE-Channel 22, Cookeville, TN
Thursdays, 7:00pm; Saturdays, 9:30am.
- WTCI-Channel 45, DT29, Chattanooga, TN
- WLJT-Channel 11, Martin, TN
- Kentucky Educational Television
Tuesdays, 4:00pm ET/3:00pm CT