The Emmy Award winning show produced through the generosity of the Jackson
Foundation, Tennessee State Parks, and the Tennessee Wildlife Federation.

Outdoor Adventure

Roan Mountain Snorkel
Come along as some curious kids inch their way into the cold waters of the Doe River on their first snorkeling adventure. You don't have to go to the seashore to explore the wonders under water.

Kids & Family

Ruskin Hummingbirds
A new research project is underway at one of the state's largest gatherings of hummingbirds. This is the first time these particular birds have been banded in anticipation of their migration.

Fishing & Hunting

A Soldier’s Child
An event designed for things to go right. Because so much has already gone wrong.

Environment

Sequatchie Sheep
There's more than one way to combat the curse of kudzu. Turn about is fair play on the vine that ate the south.

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.

Natchez Trace State Forest Logging
It may not be what it looks like at first glance. Trees being cut down in the Natchez Trace State Forest are actually being removed for a good reason.

Mounted Patrol
It takes more than riding skills to make it in the Tennessee State Parks Mounted Patrol. Watch as rangers navigate three days of intense training.

Chestnut Mountain
Chestnut Mountain is an example of what can happen when Bridgestone Americas and The Nature Conservancy team up for an investment in nature.

Urban Bees
As more people move toward the inner cities there is a growing need for urban bee hives.

TV Schedule