Category: Past Events

Wild Plant Chat Zoom Discussion (Thursday, February 9, 2023)

Public Welcome • Free Event • Chapter Meeting Wild Plant Chat Zoom Discussion: We will continue our monthly Zoom sharing of garden photos and how-to tips, plus answering questions about establishing native habitats.Gail Olson will start the Chat by describing starting meadows from seeds. Please send photos to share to [email protected] Date and Time: Thursday, […] Continue reading "Wild Plant Chat Zoom Discussion (Thursday, February 9, 2023)"

Chapter casual zoom meeting (Thursday, January 19, 2023)

Chapter Zoom Discussions: We will continue our casual monthly meeting and sharing of garden photos and how to tips, plus answering questions about establishing native habitats. Starting with description of stratifying native seed by Mel Kelley. Please send photos to share to WOAH Chapter email. Date and Time: January 19, 7:00-8:30 Join Zoom Meeting Here: […] Continue reading "Chapter casual zoom meeting (Thursday, January 19, 2023)"

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (Thursday, January 12, 2023)

In this zoom presentation, Claiborne Woodall, a regional supervisor for the Virginia DC&R Natural Area Preserves System will speak on natural areas stewardship in Southwest Virginia. He will describe the Channels and Pinnacle areas which have public access. Some of the rare plants and natural communities at these and other sites will be highlighted. He […] Continue reading "Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (Thursday, January 12, 2023)"

Year in Review – December Member’s Only Gathering (Thursday, December 8, 2022)

A time to celebrate our first year as the Appalachian Highlands Chapter.  A slide show will run of our “Year in Review” along with a few words by our President on our accomplishments we have achieved together.  More to follow on refreshments but plan to bring your favorite hors d’oeuvre.  Also, if you have any […] Continue reading "Year in Review – December Member’s Only Gathering (Thursday, December 8, 2022)"

Natives in the American Landscape (Thursday, November 3rd, 2022)

Join us for a presentation by local landscape architect Trevor Curtis of Bricks & Ivy Landscape Design (bricksandivy.online) as he discusses the American landscape. A graduate of Virginia Tech, Trevor believes in working with nature instead of fighting against it. Why should you use Natives? What are some of the common mistakes homeowners make? Native […] Continue reading "Natives in the American Landscape (Thursday, November 3rd, 2022)"

WOAH September General Meeting (Thursday, September 8th, 2022)

Katherine Kilbourne, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, State Plant Pathologist, about invasive plants in our area including questions and answers to your concerns. She will define invasive plants (difference between aggressive and invasive), list our top plants of concern, describe different methods of invasive plant removal, review TN regulated plants and how plants get on the […] Continue reading "WOAH September General Meeting (Thursday, September 8th, 2022)"

Jacob’s Nature Park tour of habitats and gardens (Saturday, September 3rd, 2022)

Saturday, September 3rd, 2022 – 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Jacob’s Nature Park (1919 Ocala Drive) Johnson City, Tennessee Join Wild Ones Appalachian Highlands Chapter for a tour of this wonderful nature park. Walk will be lead by WOAH member, JC Parks and Rec Naturalist, Connie Deegan. Expect to see migrating monarchs, dragonflies, migrating birds […] Continue reading "Jacob’s Nature Park tour of habitats and gardens (Saturday, September 3rd, 2022)"

Tour of Rain Gardens and Wetlands at Blue Ridge Discovery Center (Saturday, August 13th)

Tour of Rain Gardens Blue Ridge Discovery Center Saturday, August 13th Join the Appalachian Highlands Chapter at 1:00 a.m. Saturday, August 13th for a tour of a rain garden at the Blue Ridge Discovery Center (BRDC).  In addition, see restored and newly constructed wetlands.  Bring a lunch at noon and discuss the plants used in establishing these wildlife […] Continue reading "Tour of Rain Gardens and Wetlands at Blue Ridge Discovery Center (Saturday, August 13th)"

Nature and the Arts at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park in Elizabethton, Tennessee (July 9, 2022)

Nature and the Arts – July 9, 2022 Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park Elizabethton, Tennessee Presented by Wild Ones Appalachian Highlands Chapter Free admission and open to the public! Walk with us and learn more about the importance of native pollinators and native plants. Learn more about our Wild Ones Chapter all day. UpComing Events! […] Continue reading "Nature and the Arts at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park in Elizabethton, Tennessee (July 9, 2022)"

Tour of Discovery Gardens at the Gray Fossil Site Museum! (June 7, 2022)

Tour of Discovery Gardens at the Gray Fossil Site Museum TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2022 AT 7 PM The tour is open to the public. Please, invite friends to join us! Guests are also invited to attend the meeting following the tour. It will be a great chance to learn about our chapter. Our tour will […] Continue reading "Tour of Discovery Gardens at the Gray Fossil Site Museum! (June 7, 2022)"