The first total solar eclipse, visible from a large part of the United States in almost one hundred years, was by far one of the most anticipated events in modern times. Dozens of Tennessee State Parks were in the path of totality.
TSU Salamander Study
A Tennessee State University graduate student is on the cutting edge of technology searching for an accurate and quick way to keep track of the streamed salamander population. Her research is interesting and intriquing.
Triune Horse Show
He's a lawyer with the Tennessee State Attorney General's office. She's a compliance analyst for a big healthcare company. He's over 50 and she's in her early 20s. He's the Dad... she's the daughter. And what they do for outdoor adventure is a little on the wild side.
Neath oaks that have so long stood watching O halls of our college yet stand afar in the distant horizon The Smokeys rise lofty and grand with beauties of nature surrounded a century’s memories thine.
Come along as Tennessee state employees volunteer their time to map out and create a new hiking trail to one of the newest and most spectacular sites in the volunteer state. The trail is recommended for advanced hikers and will require you to get your feet wet. But, once you are there, it is truly a sight to see.
Fort Loudoun State Park
History comes alive during the time of the French and Indian War. Follow our Wild Side crew to Fort Loudoun State Park for the annual Garrison Days.
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.
East Nashville Magnet School students step out of the classroom and into a kayak for an unforgettable outdoor adventure.
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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.
Song No One Knows
Elizabeth Foster is an artist, songwriter, and singer who often finds inspiration in the great outdoors. We hope you enjoy the song inspired by the beautiful birds just outside her window.
The Prothonotary Warbler is believed to gets its name from yellow hooded robes once worn by certain Roman Catholic clergymen. But the life of these brightly colored birds is currently on the dark side. That's because their homes are often destroyed to make way for people places... and they are sometimes the naive victims of deadly deception by other birds.
There is a unique wooden wall at Cumberland Transit in Nashville designed to display shoes for each and every outdoor adventure. Come along as shoe expert Lori Ridgeway explains why it really does matter what you decide to put on your feet.
- NPT - Nashville Public Television Sundays, 9:00 am.
- NPT2 Saturdays 10:00 am
- WKNO-Channel 10, Memphis, TN Saturdays, 4:00 pm.
- WKNO2 Saturdays, 4;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.
- Kentucky Educational Television Tuesdays, 4:30 pm ET/3:30 pm CT
- KET2 Tuesdays 4:30 pm ET/3:30 CT