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View and/or download TNFW’s October-December 2020 Calendar of Events. Visit the “Events & Event Registration” dropdown in the main menu at the top of this page or follow these links: view calendar | download calendar

From the Director. The Nature Foundation’s important work and most programs continue despite being unable to open the lobby of the Trillium House to you. Some programs are virtual and others are live as we learn to live with the new normal and social distancing. Read Doug’s entire update here.

Introducing Our New Online Gift Shoppe. We are pleased to offer items from our Shoppe for purchase online. While we are not ready to open our doors, we will offer contactless front porch pickup on Tuesdays and Fridays. In order to take advantage of this, your order must be placed before 5pm the day before you want to pick it up. We will call you at the number listed to let you know your items are ready. Contactless mountain and valley delivery is available upon request.The items listed online are but a small sampling of what we have to offer. If you’re looking for something specific, please email Liz at specialevents@tnfw.org.

Nature Foundation Events. TNFW events are subject to change or cancellation due to COVID-19 related issues. Please check our emails, Event Registration page, or Facebook page for updates.

Native Plants. Native plants and shrubs are available for sale at the greenhouse on Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30am to 4:30pm. The Nature Foundation is accepting native plant orders via email to Doug Coleman (director@tnfw.org). If you are looking for something specific it may be best to contact us before you come. See a list of available plants here. Customers will be given a date and time to pick up their plants at the greenhouse. All our plants are propagated and grown from local seeds and cutting

Our programs are open to anyone who wishes to take part and enjoy nature.

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Go outside & play

Our trail system covers an assortment of terrain throughout its 35 miles. There are both rugged, steep slopes as well as beautiful, short strolls most anyone can enjoy.

Grow native plants

Preserving while enhancing the natural beauty of the land is a goal of those who garden using native plants. The Nature Foundation is a leader in making it easier and fun.


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