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

Outdoor Adventure

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Seasonal Rangers Big Adventure
A routine paddle adventure turns a rescue mission for two seasonal ranger interns.

Kids & Family

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Summer Solstice at Old Stone Fort
The Summer Solstice and Native American history combine for a unique event at Old Stone Fort State Park.

Fishing & Hunting

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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 the perfect place to go.


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Trees in Trouble
Foresters are fighting an ongoing battle with invasive insects that are attacking Tennessee trees.

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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.

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Kayak Competition
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.

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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.

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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.

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Caney Fork Firsts
High Octane Fishing Guide Joey Monteleone takes a slow drift to discover some new experiences on the Caney Fork River. His teacher on this trip is Susan Thrasher!

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