Birds and owls at UT Arboretum

Melanie StatenOur Town Outdoors

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society has announced the opening of a new book on the Arboretum’s Nature Book Trail, “Birds: Discovering North American Species,” by author Dr. Shirley Raines …

Butterfly Festival goes virtual

Melanie StatenAnderson, Our Town Arts

The UT Arboretum Society’s fifth annual Butterfly Festival will be available online Saturday, Sept. 19. This year’s Butterfly Festival will be virtual so it will be a bit different, with …

Williams, Bigelow honored

Melanie StatenOur Town Outdoors

Don Williams and Janet Bigelow have won the 2019 Distinguished Service Award of the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society.
Bigelow is a Knoxville native who grew up mostly in New York. …