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Thu, Jul 09


Ijams Nature Center

Sounds of Nature (Family Programs)

One of the tools that naturalists love to use on hikes is sound!

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Sounds of Nature (Family Programs)
Sounds of Nature (Family Programs)

Time & Location

Jul 09, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA

About the Event

Geared toward: Families with kids ages 6+

Description: Being mindful and listening for sounds in nature can open up a whole world of wonder. We will take a hike on trails at Ijams Nature Center, stopping at certain areas to be present and listen to the sounds of nature around us. We will practice being present in the moment while hiking and appreciating the diversity of life that our ears reveal to us. We will also do a few sound mapping activities, so please bring a notebook to write/draw in and a writing utensil!

Materials Participants Should Bring: Notebook and writing utensil for sound mapping. Water and good shoes for walking. Binoculars if you have them. We will be outside during the entire program so bring what will make you comfortable (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug spray, etc.).

No walk-in’s will be accepted.

Every participant must have a ticket.

Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Ijams awards full refunds for any cancellations up to 7 days before a program, or if Ijams cancels a program due to severe weather. Refunds are not awarded for programs with fees of $5 or less for any reason. Tickets are non-transferable.


  • Individual Tickets

    Good for admission for one person to this workshop.

    +$0.20 service fee
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    Donate to help others experience the joy of Ijams. Donations are in $1 increments, increase quantity to increase donation.

    +$0.03 service fee
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