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Ijams Take Action! 2022

Join Ijams for a year-round series designed to educate and inspire East Tennesseans to help conserve natural resources and reduce their carbon footprint.

Do Your Part and Take Action! with Ijams Nature Center

Ijams Take Action!: Big and Small Ways to Save the Planet 2022 features a YEAR of informative workshops, hands-on demonstrations, recycling events, volunteer programs, and more! Whether you do a lot or a little, this series will give you tips and techniques to live more sustainably.​

This year's series focuses on four main initiatives:

  • Mindfulness (how our decisions affect us directly)

  • Health (how our decisions connect to our bodies and home)

  • Natural World (how our decisions connect directly to the flora and fauna around us)

  • Community (how our decisions tie in to the broader community around us


Seed Swap Weekend | February 26 and 27 

It's time to celebrate spring! Ijams and Beardsley Farm are partnering up for a Seed Swap extravaganza as part of the 2022 Ijams Take Action! series. Bring extra seeds, plant cuttings, extra bulbs, etc., and swap with others.

Learn More About the Seed Swap Weekend

Fleurish: A Sustainable Fashion Event | April 24 | 6-9 pm


Fleurish is a runway show with the purpose of informing our community of the ways sustainability, conservation, and beauty intertwine with our life and our future. Local designers will incorporate sustainable materials into their designs and showcase the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling.  Learn More

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