Lecture: "Earthquakes Hazard in East Tennessee?"
Event Date: Thursday, January 22, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Lecturer: Dr. Robert Hatcher, Jr., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Science Alliance Center of Excellence, University of Tennessee

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Lecture: "Honey Bees and Pollinators"
Event Date: Thursday, February 5, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Lecturer: Dr. John A. Skinner, University of Tennessee Professor and Apiculture Specialist

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Valintine's Day Father-Daughter Hike
Event Date: Saturday, February 14, 9 am
Leaders: Jeff Holt and Wes Tilley, Local Foresters

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Dennis Horn

Photo courtesy of:
Mr. Horn

Lecture: "Tennessee Wildflowers"
Event Date: Thursday, March 19, 6:30 pm
Lecturer: Mr. Dennis Horn, Engineer, Naturalist, and Wildflower Photographer
Book Signing: Mr. Horn signed "Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and Southern Appalachians", a book he co-edited with Tavia Cathart

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Heather Haley, WVLT Meteorologist

Photo courtesy of:
Heather Haley, WVLT

Lecture: "Severe Weather and How the Public Gets Informed"
Event Date: Saturday, March 21, 10 am
Lecturer: Heather Haley, Meteorologist at WVLT TV in Knoxville, TN

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Dr. Sue Hamilton

Photo courtesy of:
Dr. Hamilton

Lecture: "2015 Gardening Trends and Hot New Plants Being Introduced"
Event DAte: Thursday, April 16, 6:30 pm
Lecturer: Dr. Sue Hamilton, Director, UT Gardens, Plant Sciences Department

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Garden Tour: Florida Sunshine Garden Tour
Sponsored by: UT Arboretum Society
Event Date: April 8-13, 2015
Details: A five-day tour of Central Florida gardens. Click here for Tour Itinerary and Reservation Information.

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Redbud Feature Plant

Redbud - Feature Plant

Plant Sale: "UTAS 48th Annual Spring Plant Sale"
Event Date: Saturday, April 18, 9 am - 3 pm
Members Only Sale: Friday, April 17, 5 - 7 pm
Location: UT Arboretum Program Shelter
More Information: UTAS Spring Plant Sale 2015 and Plant Sale Feature - Redbud

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UTAS Event: "Holly Work Day"
Event DAte: Saturday, April 25, 9 am - 12 pm
Details: Activities will concentrate on spring garden maintenance. We will fertilize, weed, prune, relocate, and mulch the plants. Also, deer fencing repair and general cleanup of the collection. Contact Dennis Superczynski, 675-8502, jandport@tds.net, for more information or to sign up.

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Oak Ridge Forest Unit

Cumberland Forest Unit

Highland Rim Forest Unit

UT Arboretum Project

Contact us

Forest Resources Research and Education Center
Kevin Hoyt, Director
901 South Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Phone: 865/483-3571
Fax: 865/483-3572
E-mail: utforest@utk.edu