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Ijams Hosts Open House This Saturday, 1-3P

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

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What do you think Ijams Nature Center should be?

If you have some great ideas about the future of Ijams or want to know more about the nonprofit’s new Nature Preschool and other programs, please join us for an open houses Saturday, Jan. 20, from 1-3 p.m. at the Visitor Center.

The event is part of the public information-gathering stage of the nature center’s new strategic planning process, will help Ijams develop comprehensive goals and objectives for the next five to seven years.

“Getting public input is critical to Ijams’ future growth,” Executive Director Amber Parker said. “This strategic plan will be a roadmap for Ijams Nature Center as it plans new educational efforts and determines how Ijams will meet the needs of the growing East Tennessee community.”

People who attend will be able to talk about all aspects of Ijams, including plans to open a new nature preschool in 2018, trail use, volunteering, membership, family and adult programs, events, recreation and rentals.

If you can’t attend, but would like to share your thoughts about Ijams, please fill out this brief survey. Thank you!