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March

9 Introduction to Orienteering
10 Advanced Wilderness Orienteering
16 Early Settlers – Their Heritage and Dialect
23 Hiking – Just Getting Started
23 Polliwogs, Eggs & Singing Frogs
24 Animal Tracking and Nature Observation
30 Public & Private Lands - Providing Habitat Buffers for Our Smokies

 
     
April

13 Wilderness Wildflowers – Marvels of Spring
13 Spring Wildflower and Nature Photography
13 Bears and Hogs of South Cherokee
20 Incredible Edibles and Traditional Medicinals
20 Bears of the Smokies
20 Lost or Down in the Smokies – Keys to Survival
27 Pickin’ in the Park
27 Historical Tours with Heartland’s Bill Landry – Cades Cove Tour
27 The Natural Arches of the Big South Fork Area

 
 
 
May
4 A “Moth-er’s” Night Out
4 Big Game Observation – Cades Cove
4 Birding in the Smokies
4 Mt. LeConte Hike and Overnight in the Lodge
11 Bears and Hogs of South Cherokee
11 Introduction to Fly-casting & Fly-fishing
16 Two Night Backpack Loop Adventure
18 Early Settlers – Their Heritage and Dialect
22 Advanced Fly-casting & Fly-fishing
25 Nighttime Nature Awareness Walk: Cucumber Gap Loop
25 Backpacking with Confidence
30 The Light Show in the Smokies
 
     
June
1 Historical Tours with Heartland’s Bill Landry – Greenbrier Tour
1 Early Summer Wildflowers & Ferns
1 Nature Sketching – Watercolor or Pencil
1 Native American Music – Cherokee and OtherTribes
8 Ferns, Wildflowers and Ecological Relationships of Roan Mountain
8 Canoeing the Finger Lakes of the Smokies Region
8 Basic Visual Tracking
15 Early Settlers – Their Heritage and Dialect
15 Introduction to Tree Identification
22 Pickin’ in the Park – A Little More Advanced!
22 Who Lives in the Stream?
22 Mt. LeConte Hike and Overnight in the Lodge
29 Your Life Afield – Pass It On
29 Incredible Edibles and Traditional Medicinals
 
     
July
13 Sensational Salamanders
13 Edible and Poisonous Fungi of the Smokies
13 Rare Mountain Bogs of Upper East Tennessee
20 Early Settler Mountain Cooking
20 Photography for Naturalists
21 Intermediate Photography for Naturalists
27 Historical Tours with Heartland’s Bill Landry –Overhill Cherokees at Sequoyah Birthplace Museum Tour
27 Mosses and Liverworts of the Smokies
27 Backpacking with Children
 
 
August
3 Edible and Poisonous Fungi of the Smokies
10 Early Settlers – Their Heritage and Dialect
10 Historical Tours with Heartland’s Bill Landry –Overhill Cherokees at Sequoyah Birthplace Museum Tour
17 Paint the Park – Plein Air Technique
24 Getting to Know Our “6-Legged Friends”
24 Early Settler Mountain Cooking
24 Outdoor Leadership for Parents, Scouts & Other Organizers
31 Incredible Edibles and Traditional Medicinals
 
 
September
7 Pickin’ in the Park
7 An Afternoon Hike – Time Well Spent
8 Animal Tracking and Nature Observation
14 Historical Tours with Heartland’s Bill Landry –Chilhowee, Calderwood and 14 The “Dragon”
14 Introduction to Fly-casting & Fly-fishing
14 Introduction to Map and Compass
15 Advanced Use of Map and Compass
21 Elk in the Smokies
21 Advanced Fly-casting & Fly-fishing
28 A “Moth-er’s” Night Out
28 A Day with a Naturalist
28 Public & Private Lands – Providing Habitat Buffers for Our Smokies
29 Butterflies and Flutterbies
     
October

5 Incredible Edibles and Traditional Medicinals
6 A Smoky Mountain Day Hike
19 Pickin’ in the Park – A Little More Advanced
19 Big Game Observation – Cades Cove
19 Introduction to Orienteering
20 Advanced Wilderness Orienteering
26 Fall Nature Photography
27 Bears of the Smokies

     
November
2 Mt. LeConte Hike and Overnight in the Lodge
9 Winter Hiking & Camping Made Easier



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