Every story on Tennessee’s Wild Side promotes the proper enjoyment of outdoor life in Tennessee. But the stories highlighted on this page are more tightly woven into the theme of conserving our environment. These are the stories about endangered species, land management, and people who go out of their way to be good stewards of our habitat.
These are the shows that remind us of nature’s call.
Trail cameras on Chestnut Mountain
See how, why, and where these animals were captured on camera..
Tennessee River Pollution
See how the Tennessee Aquarium is involved in an effort to filter microplastics.
Montgomery Bell Tornado Reclamation
We’ll show you how heavy damage from severe storms has inspired some meaningful changes
Meet two women looking for trees that measure up
See how artistic expression prepares special people for a big race.
Trash washed ashore ends up as artwork in an effort to educate for change.
Mountain Tails Wildlife Rehab
Animals native to Tennessee are losing their natural homes… but see how one woman is trying to save them.
Cumberland Trail Building
Protected lands and professional pathfinders on the Cumberland Plateau are making a way where there was no way.
River Cleanup at Johnsonville
See Tennessee volunteers respond to the fallout of a destructive flash flood.
Go with us as we search for an elusive dancing shore bird.
Eagle Nest at Radnor
We’ll see how the protection of natural resources has led to a remarkable event high above Radnor Lake State Park.
Duck Population Concerns
A national wildlife refuge where there is some worry about the waterfowl.