Seven Islands State Birding Park is offering TN Trees: Identification, Folklore and Uses at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 9. Cost is $5. Join Ranger Clare on a 2–3-mile hike as she interprets the stories told by the trees, shares identification tips and explains the way people have used each tree species in the past and present. For more information or to register go here or call 715-630-6848.
Seven Islands is also holding a Butterfly Foray and Monarch Tagging on Saturday and Sunady, Oct. 9-10 from 1-3 p.m. Take a 1–2-mile hike to find butterflies and tag as many monarchs as possible. Butterfly nets are provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own. For more information or to register go here or call 715-630-6848.
Go to OutdoorKnoxville.com to find other activities.
Carol Evans is executive director of Legacy Parks Foundation.