Bicentennial Historic Timeline
History comes alive in an adventure where children experience Desoto to Desert Storm
Tennessee “Lake Sturgeon” Release
We are celebrating the successful reintroduction into the wild of a very strange looking and peculiar fresh prehistoric fish.
An ancient natural resource has resurfaced as a potential Tennessee cash crop and it's not too late to get in the game.
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.
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.
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.
A Soldier’s Child
An event designed for things to go right. Because so much has already gone wrong.
There's more than one way to combat the curse of kudzu. Turn about is fair play on the vine that ate the south.
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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.
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 is an example of what can happen when Bridgestone Americas and The Nature Conservancy team up for an investment in nature.
- NPT - Nashville Public Television Sundays, 9:00 am.
- NPT2 Saturdays 10:00 am
- WKNO-Channel 10, Memphis, TN Saturdays, 4:00 pm.
- WKNO2 Saturdays, 3;00 pm.
- ETP (Channels 2 and 15), Knoxville, TN Saturdays, 10:00 am
- WCTE-Channel 22, Cookeville, TN Thursdays, 10:00 pm; Saturdays, 2:00 pm.
- WLJT Martin Jackson
- Friday nights 10 pm
- Kentucky Educational Television Tuesdays, 4:30 pm ET/3:30 pm CT
- KET2 Tuesdays 4:30 pm ET/3:30 CT