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Conservation Days Main Event @ Wilderness Station at Barfield Crescent Park

May 20 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

Come learn about Central Basin ecology, take part in naturalist-led hikes and hands-on activities, hear first-hand from natural resource professionals about the work that they do, explore local environmental issues, shop for native plants for your garden, and discover citizen science projects and volunteer stewardship opportunities in and around Murfreesboro. Hikes, activities, and information geared towards ages 10 and up. This is a free public event.
This year’s theme is “Where We Live: The Plants, Animals, and Geology of Middle Tennessee’s Central Basin”
We’ll have activities, presentations, and exhibits focused on engaging with the natural world:
-> Native Plant Sale until 1 pm
-> Naturalist-led Nature Hikes in the Barfield Backcountry
-> Presentations:
—> Geology, plants, animals, & ecology of Tennessee’s Central Basin
—> Outdoor M’boro’s mission, programming, and conservation work
—> Murfreesboro’s open spaces
-> Wilderness Station Native Garden Tours
-> Intro to iNaturalist: CitSci in Your Pocket
-> ADA Buggy Trail Rides
-> Working for Wildlife
-> Wilderness Station Nature Center & Gift Shop
-> Animal Ambassadors
-> Nature Play
-> Exhibits and representatives from conservation organizations
-> Food trucks
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May 20
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT
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Wilderness Station
301 Volunteer Road
Murfreesboro, TN 37128 United States
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