Timberland Park Nature Events
Franklin, Tennessee

Event

When:
Thursday July 4, 2019
Where:
Franklin, Tennessee

Description

Nature Events held at Timberland Park located on the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 437.2 (just south of Hwy 96 and the Double Arch Bridge.

  • July 4 Independence Day Extravaganza
    9:00am - Edible Plants of Middle Tennessee: Come and learn about some of the useful plants that we have in our area! Participants will learn about some historic uses of these plants as well as some survival tips. Wear appropriate footwear for walking on a trail.
    11:00am - Mammal Pelts of Tennessee: Have you ever wanted to feel how soft an otter's fur is? Or perhaps you want to pet a coyote. This is your chance to do so safely! Come out to Timberland Park for a talk about some of Tennessee's native mammals and also get a chance to feel their pelts. #15135
    2:00pm - Skulls and Scat Breakdown: Join us at Timberland to discuss different skulls and the scat that goes along with it. Don’t know what scat is? Come out and see!
    3:00pm - Timberland Park Slideshow and Talk: Sit and enjoy a slideshow of pictures taken at our beautiful Timberland Park. While the slideshow goes by, our staff will tell you all about what you are seeing and why it is so special.
  • July 13 Guided Hike
    9:00am - (Registration #14896) Join us at Timberland Park for a guided hike! We will be discussing plants, animals, and the history of the park. Participants can expect to walk around one mile across uneven ground.
    11:00am - Creating a Nature Journal (Registration #14897) Come out to your favorite park and learn about how to make your very own nature journal!
    2:00pm - Honeycomb Candle Making (Registration #14898) Participants will create and take home their own honeycomb candle and get to sample some honey. Along with the candle making, you will also learn about the life history of the honeybee. Come on out to Timberland Park! Cost: $2.00/person.
  • July 26: Mammal Pelts of Tennessee 4:30pm - (Registration #14899) Have you ever wanted to feel how soft an otter’s fur is? Or perhaps you want to pet a coyote. This is your chance to do so safely! Come out to Timberland Park for a talk about some of Tennessee’s native mammals and also get a chance to feel their pelts.

Timberland Park - Natchez Trace Parkway

All Events are Free! Space is limited; pre-registration is required for most events. For more information and to pre-register, go to www.wcparksandrec.com


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