Author Archive for: Kate.Hill

Entries by Kate Hill

53rd Annual Conservation Achievement Awards Recognize Conservation Leaders

  On Friday, May 18, the Federation hosted its 53rd Annual Conservation Achievement Awards, at Loveless Cafe Barn, in Nashville. “Tennessee is the most biologically diverse inland state in the nation and we have a long and rich outdoor heritage in our state. No one organization or person can conserve it own their own,” said […]

Christian Brothers High School wins statewide Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunger Challenge

Tennessee Wildlife Federation is excited to announce that Christian Brothers High School in Memphis is the statewide winner of Hunger Challenge. Hunger Challenge is an initiative of the Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program, which connects food banks and soup kitchens with caring deer hunters. Hunger Challenge was launched in 2013 to provide a way […]

Federation Continues to Spearhead CWD Containment Efforts

By following game laws and supporting Tennessee Wildlife Federation, you are the key to keeping Tennessee CWD free. Despite chronic wasting disease recently being found in Mississippi, Tennessee Wildlife Federation has made significant progress on keeping the disease out of Tennessee. Since the Federation hosted the Chronic Wasting Disease Summit in February 2017, we have […]

Tennessee Wildlife Federation Named Affiliate of the Year

Tennessee Wildlife Federation is excited to announce we have been named National Wildlife Federation’s Affiliate of the Year! Each year, National Wildlife Federation recognizes one of its 51 state and territorial affiliates for outstanding achievement in conservation. This is Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s first Affiliate of the Year win since 1979, and its fourth in the […]

Federation proud supporter of Warner Park Nature Center BIRD Program

For the past decade, Tennessee Wildlife Federation has been a proud supporter of Warner Park Nature Center BIRD Program. The Bird Information Research and Data (BIRD) Program is a year-round program promoting bird conservation, habitat preservation, and education. Each year, the Federation’s resident birder and beekeeper, Tony Lance, attends Warner Park Nature Center’s various bird […]

Knoxville’s Public Lands Leadership

Opinion article by Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife Federation, as it appeared in the Knoxville News Sentinel. For many East Tennesseans, public lands are a way of life. With the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National park on their doorstep, many—if not all—East Tennesseans have spent considerable time on these lands and experienced the […]

Federation CEO appointed to Tennessee H2O Steering Committee

Tennessee Wildlife Federation is excited to announce that Governor Haslam has appointed Federation CEO Michael Butler to the TN H2O Steering Committee. This appointment is in addition to his recent appointment to the Tennessee Valley Authority Regional Energy Resource Council. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced in January that he has appointed a steering committee of […]