Volunteer Events Throughout the Park

Vol Call
Pullin’ Party
February 19, 2022 10:00 AM
-
12:00 pm
AGES: 18+ (13+ with an adult)

Learn how some plants threaten native ecosystems and get your hands dirty working to restore the natural integrity of our woods.

New volunteers—please submit a Volunteer Application before you sign up.

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Vol Call
Pullin’ Party (date TBD)
March 5, 2022 10:00 AM
-
12:00 pm
AGES: 18+ (13+ with an adult)

Learn how some plants threaten native ecosystems and get your hands dirty working to restore the natural integrity of our woods.

New volunteers—please submit a Volunteer Application before you sign up.

Sign Up

PROGRAMMING IN THE PARK

Nature Center

FYI Naturalist Webinar: The Hidden Lives of Nashville Mammals

January 19, 2022
6:00 pm
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8:00 pm
Adults, 13+

Registration is open; email wpnc@nashville.gov or call 615-862-8555 to register.

Join on Zoom.

Luisa Jorge, will share data from a project that monitors mammals in Nashville’s natural area parks to determine where specific mammal species are living. Using camera traps, the project’s main goal is to relate the characteristics of the areas where cameras are located (proximity to water, amount of natural vegetation present in the surroundings, type of vegetation) with the diversity and types of mammals present in those areas.

Presenter: Dr. Maria Luisa Jorge

Nature Center

Explore with a Naturalist

January 22, 2022
10:00 am
-
2:00 pm
ALL AGES

Registration not required. All ages welcome, families encouraged.

Visit the Nature Center to explore nature in winter with a Naturalist! This outdoor exploration will focus on discovery, observation, and connecting with nature. Drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm.

Leaders: Rachel Koch and Volunteers


Nature Center

Seed Swap Open House

January 27, 2022
9:00 am
-
4:00 pm
ALL AGES

Registration not required.

Bring your favorite saved seeds to share or stop by to pick up new varieties for your 2022 garden during our annual Seed Swap open house. Open house from January 27 through Saturday, January 29, between 9:00am and 4:00pm.


Coordinator: Vera Roberts


FEATURED BENEFIT EVENT

32nd Annual
sunday in the park

We would like to extend our gratitude to our 2021 Sunday in the Park sponsors and attendees whose generosity helped raise over $400,000 toward our mission to preserve, steward, and protect our Sanctuary in the City.

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More benefit events

Flying monkey marathon

Sun, November 21, 2021
family friendly

Featured in Marathon & Beyond and Runners’ World magazines, Flying Monkey Marathons are an homage to the origin of marathon racing, erring more on the side of simplicity than large-scale spectacle. Proceeds from race registrations support Friends of Warner Parks.

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program. Explore Park Partnership.

Shelter Dinners

coming April 2022

Guests are invited to reserve a picnic shelter and enjoy catered dinner and drinks or order individual dinners for sunset picnics in Warner Parks. This is a unique, one day benefit event to help preserve, steward and #protectwarnerparks and our beloved historic picnic shelters, ensuring they’re here for all, forever!

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program. Explore Park Partnership.

Hummingbird happy hour

coming soon 2022

This annual event takes place at the height of hummingbird season at the Warner Park Nature Center. Guests enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while they mingle, watch hummingbirds at the feeders at sunset, and shop local artwork on display. Proceeds from ticket and art sales support the Bird Information, Research and Data (B.I.R.D) programs.

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program. Explore Park Partnership.

Be a Program Sponsor With the
Warner Parks Nature Center

Special Work, Education And Trails

Young adults trade S.W.E.A.T equity for environmental education in this summer work/learn/earn program that benefits both person and park!

Become a sponsor

Bird Information Research and Data

The B.I.R.D. Program at Warner Park Nature Center is a unique combination of bird research and public education. Park visitors can watch bird banding in action, participate in bird hikes, and engage in citizen science!

Become a sponsor

Urban Nature Program

This unique program gets urban youth outside and excited about the natural world and biodiversity; helps them develop a level of comfort being in the outdoors; promotes a connection to and appreciation of nature and wildlife, and fosters a feeling of responsibility in caring for and protecting the environment.

Become a sponsor

Help Preserve and #ProtectWarnerParks

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