Center for Cedar Glade Studies

We are in the process of revising and updating the website. If you have suggestions or would like information, please don't hesitate to contact Kim Sadler or Jeff Walck (see contact information below). 

Please join us in 2016 for the Research Roundtable and Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glade Wildflower Festival.  
Friday, April 29, 2016 -  For more information about the Roundtable contact: Dr. Jeff Walck, email: PH: 615.904.8390

Friday, April 29, 2016 - Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glade Wildflower Evening Program will be held at Cedar of Lebanon State Park at 7pm in the Cedar Forest Lodge (from the main entrance and taking the fork in the road to the right, this is the first building on the right). For more information about the weekend events contact: Dr. Kim Sadler, email: PH:615.904.8283

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glade Wildflower Festival Cedars of Lebanon State Park 
(To see the program CLICK HERE for schedule of events)
Hikes begin at 7am with a bird walk and events continue throughout the day until 7pm with an Owl Prowl. Bring the family and come learn about cedar glades in Middle Tennessee!

Limestone cedar glades are globally unique and fragile habitats found primarily in Middle Tennessee. Viewed historically as wastelands, they support a plant community of highly specialized species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world.  (Slideshow photographs by Darel Hess.)


What are the cedar glades?

Research on the cedar glades

Teaching from the cedar glades

Preserving the cedar glades

What is the Center for Cedar Glade Studies?

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