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.
Breeding at Nashville Zoo
There is so much going on behind the scenes.
Prescribed Burn at Radnor
Come behind the barricades to experience a big burn in an urban environment.
Elk and Duck River Initiative
Planting trees is an investment in our future. If you didn’t plant yesterday, there is still today and tomorrow!
Emerald Ash Borer at Warner Parks
The Emerald Ash Borers are trying to take trees at Warner Parks. See what’s being done to protect them.
State Natural Area’s 50th Anniversary
Learn more about legislation that 50 years later is still protecting the beauty of Tennessee.
Radnor World Wetlands Day
Ridding Radnor State Park and Natural Area of non-native plants is an attainable goal.
Tree Trail Cam
What happens up on Chestnut Mountain when no one is there? Our first look at new friends in the forest.
Beavers and Birds at Seven Islands
We’ll take you to the only state park dedicated to birds…but we’re going to see a beaver dam.
Forest Data Analysis
Find out how scientific findings in the forest help a family business provide a resource everybody uses.
State Park Bees
It’s all the buzz around Tennessee State Parks as operations expand to preserve honeybees.
Homeowners Invasive Plant Primer
We’re hanging out at home to take care of some troubling Tennessee outsiders.
Let’s get outside with two singer/songwriters who are living an outdoor legacy.