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Senate Agriculture Committee Passes Alexander, Corker Legislation to Preserve Nearly 20,000 Acres in Cherokee National ForestApril 8th, 2014
Chattanooga, TN - Tennessee Wild, a broad coalition of conservation organizations, is grateful today for Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker's reintroduction of legislation to designate new wilderness areas on the Cherokee National Forest.
The Tennessee Wilderness Act had been introduced in the prior Congress where it received a hearing and was approved by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, but ran out of time before a Senate floor vote was held.
WASHINGTON, DC (July 4, 2013) Over 200 people traveled to D.C. last week from across the country - including three people with Tennessee Wild - to celebrate Great Outdoors America Week or GO America Week from June 24-27, 2013.
Chattanooga - With spring right around the corner, Tennessee Wild is planning their first ever Women's Fly Fishing Clinic on Saturday, March 23 in Townsend, TN. This full day clinic is being held in partnership with Townsend based R&R Fly Fishing. R&R Owners, Ian and Charity Rutter will lead the class, and share their expertise and passion for fly fishing with attendees.
Contact: Jeff Hunter, 423-322-7866, email@example.com
Chattanooga, TN (12/6/12) - Tennessee Wild joined over 60 local and national groups asking Congress to take action to protect America's dwindling wilderness this year. The coalition sent a letter warning that time is running out for over two dozen wilderness bills, including the Tennessee Wilderness Act of 2011, which permanently protects nearly 20,000 acres of the Cherokee National Forest - at no cost to the American taxpayer.
CHATTANOOGA, November 26, 2012: On Friday evening November 30 at 8pm, The Blind Woods will be playing an unplugged show in the intimate Humphreys House at the Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center at 405 Garden Road in Chattanooga. Usually a sextet, the band will perform as a duo with frontman Andrea Belanger being joined by guitarist Ryan Duchene. This show is free and open to the public, with a hat passed, to raise funds for wilderness protection in Tennessee.
On Saturday September 22, Johnson City, TN based professional photographer Jerry Greer will lead a full day photography workshop focused on nature photography. This event is being held in conjunction with Tennessee Wild, which is a coalition of non-profit organizations seeking wilderness designation for parts of Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest.
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeff Hunter (423) 322-7866
Chattanooga, TN - Tennessee Wild, a broad coalition of conservation organizations cheered the Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee today for approving the Tennessee Wilderness Act, making it eligible for a vote on the Senate floor.