Volunteer Your Time.

Our volunteers propagate native plants in the greenhouse, organize special events, remove invasive plants, educate school groups, and so much more. 

Make a Donation.

Donations help us care for our animal ambassadors, fund scholarships for students, build and repair structures, and maintain the gardens.


Become a Member.

Our sustaining members have year-round daylight access to 317 acres of beauty, enjoy members-only events, native plant discounts and reciprocal admissions.

Other ways to give

Stock/Bond Gifts.

Stocks, mutual funds, bonds and other securities may provide greater tax benefits than an equivalent cash gift. Email our President for DTC transfer instructions. 

Matching Gifts.

Does your business match donations? You can extend your impact easily, generally by submitting a simple form to your HR department.

Planned Giving.

Leave a legacy of conservation by naming us as a beneficiary of your estate, life insurance, investment accounts, or even your IRA minimum required distributions.

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Partner with Us.

View a list of our partner organizations who work with us to deepen our ties to the Chattanooga community. If you or someone you know seems like a good fit to partner, please contact us to speak further.

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