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Nature’s Common Threads At Reflection Riding

A red spider lily at Reflection Riding.
Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center
A red spider lily at Reflection Riding.

Here in Chattanooga, Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center stretches some 300 acres, from Lookout Creek to the western slope of Lookout Mountain.

Among its many wonders: It is home to a plethora of native plant life and a breeding program for endangered red wolves.

Mark McKnight is president and CEO at Reflection Riding - and Tish Gailmard is its director of wildlife conservation.

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