‘Butterflies and their host plants’

Melanie StatenOur Town Outdoors

Join UT Arboretum education coordinator Michelle Campanis and Stephen Lyn Bales via Zoom for the monthly First Thursday Supper Club virtual presentation, “Butterflies and Their Host Plants.” For July only, …

Invasive silver carp can be stopped

Melanie StatenOur Town Outdoors

Did you know that the invasive silver carp may soon impact our East Tennessee local waterways, ecosystems and the businesses that depend on these environmental resources?
There are currently only four …

Honoring wild-animal rehab specialist

Melanie StatenOur Town Outdoors

On Thursday, March 7, the UT Arboretum Society will honor Lynne McCoy, an East Tennessee woman who provided rehabilitation to local injured and orphaned wildlife for 49 years. In a …

Start 2024 with a hike!

Melanie StatenOur Town Outdoors

Do you get overloaded on football, food and festivities? The UT Arboretum Society is offering a great alternative: start out the year on the “right foot” by joining our New …

‘Pint Night’ at Scruffy City Hall

Melanie StatenOur Town Eats

Maria M. Cornelius and Leslie Wylie Bateman will serve as celebrity bartenders for the Front Page Foundation’s “Pint Night” from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at downtown Scruffy City Hall.
Cornelius …

Eager: Why beavers matter

Melanie StatenOur Town Outdoors

Our modern conception of a healthy ecosystem is wrong, distorted by the fur trade that once eliminated millions of beavers from North America’s waterways, according to award-winning environmental journalist, Ben …