Author Archive for: Kate.Hill

Entries by Kate Hill

We’re almost 75. Share your memories.

If you’ve been active with the Federation over the years and have stories, pictures, or documents, we’d love to see them! Anything highlighting our work together and those who made it possible. Memories from the last 25 years are of particular interest. >>Click here to read more about Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s rich history! Sportsmen United: […]

Hear from Candidate Bill Lee on Conservation

The Race for Governor is in its final stretch. And Tennessee Wildlife Federation is bringing conservation to the conversation. Tennessee’s wildlife and natural resources directly impact every Tennessean. For generations, our air, water, wildlife, and lands have shaped a way of life. They are the sources of tradition, recreational outlets, and major economic drivers for […]

Hear from Candidate Karl Dean on Conservation

The Race for Governor is in its final stretch. And Tennessee Wildlife Federation is bringing conservation to the conversation. Tennessee’s wildlife and natural resources directly impact every Tennessean. For generations, our air, water, wildlife, and lands have shaped a way of life. They are the sources of tradition, recreational outlets, and major economic drivers for […]

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Could Stop Asian Carp

Opinion article by Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife Federation, as it appeared in the Commercial Appeal. What if Tennessee had the tools to effectively address the Asian carp invasion and safeguard America’s nongame wildlife species with one bill—a bill that did not raise taxes or require annual legislative battles? It would be an absolute […]

Hunting and Fishing Academy launches

Tennessee Wildlife Federation is excited to announce our new Hunting and Fishing Academy! Beginning this season, Hunting and Fishing Academy is providing even more comprehensive, immersive experiences for Tennessee’s youth and parents to teach and sharpen the outdoor skills needed to enjoy hunting and fishing for a lifetime. This is critical work as the number […]

Congratulations 2019 Calendar Contest Winners!

The 2019 Tennessee Wildlife Federation calendar contest was a success! Tennessee wildlife and landscapes were showcased in more than 4,500 submitted images, and voters whittled down the People’s Choice from 55 images to one winning shot! In August, 671 photographers submitted photographs highlighting Tennessee wildlife and great outdoors. Judges reviewed each photograph for originality, technical […]

Senate’s Wildlife Act Meets the Challenge—Almost

Opinion article by Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife Federation, as it appeared in the Knoxville News Sentinel on September 3, 2018. In a significant step forward for wildlife, the Senate version of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (S.3223) was introduced in July by bipartisan cosponsors, including Sen. Lamar Alexander. This bill is designed to proactively keep […]

The War on Asian Carp: Battle Ready

As the war against Asian carp rages, state agencies are implementing a variety of management techniques. And the Federation’s conservation policy work has secured initial funding for the battle. A major effort is expanding commercial harvests of Asian carp. Because these fish spoil more quickly than others, getting Asian carp to market requires different tools. […]

Working in D.C. for Tennessee’s Wildlife

Tennessee Wildlife Federation is engaging in conservation policy at the federal level like never before. Because of the nature of federal legislation and congressional processes, our work comes largely through regular engagement of Tennessee’s congressional delegation, as well as strategic alliances with like-minded organizations. These organizations include National Wildlife Federation, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, Boone and […]