Sunday, January 01, 2012

Wilderness Wildlife Week - Pigeon Forge - Jan 7-14,2012

Wilderness Wildlife Week

Wilderness Wildlife Week is the best way to get in touch with nature. This free event is offered every year in Pigeon Forge year and it features eight days of wilderness fun!  Jan 7-14, 2012 Music Road Hotel & Convention Center.

Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge, TN opens up with a keynote address from Peggy Callahan, the executive director of the Wildlife Science Center. During the week you’ll learn from some of the area’s experts as well as participate in hands-on workshops, seminars, and lectures.

Get back to nature on more than 50 guided walks and hikes throughout the Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. These excursions are designed for all levels of experience. If you’re a music lover, you’ll enjoy some Smoky Mountain music performed during Appalachia Fest.

Every year, nature lovers flock to Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge, TN for a week of fun, learning, and nature! The International Festivals & Events Association has recognized the event for its environmental and educational efforts.

New for 2012:

Photography Contest

Thanks in part to our wonderful friends at the Nantahala Outdoor Center,the Wilderness Wildlife Week Photography Contest has expanded. For the first time ever, the contest will feature seven divisions:





•Youth & Young Adults (ages 17 and under)

•Great Smoky Mountain Landmarks

•Nature’s Wonders in Black & White

Also new to the contest is the implementation of the Judges’ Choice Award.

Cades Cove Heritage Track

Listen and enjoy as Cades Cove experts bring the history of the people and area to life.

Echoes of the Smokies!

Be prepared to relive the history of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with Wilma Durpo.

Smoky Mountain Heritage Track

Reminisce and experience life throughout the history of Pigeon Forge, Sevier County and the Great Smoky Mountains.

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