Events & Programs
Have you visited Lichterman Nature Center? Located in the heart of metropolitan Memphis, the Center features exciting new exhibits, lush gardens featuring native wildflowers and trees, and a tradition of excellence.
For general information, please call 901.767.7322 Ext. 100. For program information, please call 901.767.7322 Ext. 121.
Come participate in our seasonal celebration by creating a Scarecrow to lurk about in the Nature Center. Frightening and friendly, silly and serious ... more »
Saturdays, 10 a.m., 12 p.m. or 2 p.m. - Reservations Required.
Celebrate your child's birthday the natural way at Lichterman Nature Center. Your birthday party includes 60 minutes of guided instruction and ... more »
Weddings & Receptions
Let Nature Be Your Witness
Luscious lakeviews, beautiful bridges and a gorgeous gazebo are nestled in Lichterman’s oasis of nature, the perfect venue for an intimate ... more »
Great for families, homeschoolers, scout and youth groups.
Use the Naturalist Notebook to observe, sketch, and take notes on animals, plants and seasonal activities at the Nature ... more »
Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center animal keepers feed the animals at 12noon Tuesday through Saturday.
Tuesday: Box Turtle
Wednesday: ... more »
Family Discovery Backpack
Check out a Family Discovery Backpack and Check out Lichterman Nature Center.
This special backpack contains tools, guides and activity cards to help you enjoy your visit to the Nature Center.
Backpack Flyer ... more »
Explore the forest while learning about the parts of a tree, the various types of trees and the life stages of a tree. Discover how trees ... more »
Meet you Backyard Neighbors!
Have your class or group meet our wild neighbors! Live animal demonstrations, preserved specimens and interactive ... more »
Nature 2 U
A Nature Center Naturalist will bring an activity-packed program to your classroom. Several program themes are available.
Provides opportunities for students (grades 1 – 12) to learn about the plants and animals living in Lichterman’s lake, meadow and forest ... more »
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