Author Archive for: Kate.Hill

Entries by Kate Hill

Outdoor Recreation Pays Dividends

In all that we do, Tennessee Wildlife Federation serves to champion the great outdoors while taking a comprehensive, science-based approach to sound conservation and management policy and programming. This approach extends to stewardship, including fiscal stewardship of Tennessee resources. Time and again, studies show positive outdoor recreation economic impact. In fact, a recent report by […]

Tennessee Wildlife Federation Welcomes New Board Members

The Federation is excited to announce the addition of two members to our board of directors and three advisory board members. These board members will help guide and grow the organization to become even better champions of Tennessee’s great outdoors. “Part of our current strategic plan is to add extremely qualified board members. We have […]

CEO Michael Butler Advocates for Sound Conservation Policy in D.C.

Tennessee Wildlife Federation closely monitors local, state, and federal legislation, and advocates for sound conservation and wildlife management policies. As such, the Federation works hard to ensure we understand current issues and communicate with legislators at all levels of government. Recently, CEO Michael Butler traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with several members of the […]

The Federation Adds Media Manager

Tennessee Wildlife Federation is expanding its reach again with the addition of Emily McKinley as its media manager. McKinley will support statewide communications of the organization’s mission and initiatives, including conservation, youth engagement, research, and advocacy. In this role, she will drive growth of these programs, enhance development efforts, and improve engagement with the Federation’s […]

Hunting Season means Youth Hunting & Fishing Program Season

Hunting season is upon us which means Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Youth Hunting & Fishing Program is in full swing! This year showcases exciting program expansion to get more kids outdoors in more ways. One of our key youth engagement programs, the Youth Hunting & Fishing Program, boasts over 30 hunting and fishing events in the […]

Public Lands Large and Small Benefit Tennesseans

Letter to the editor by Terry Lewis, Tennessee Wildlife Federation board of directors member, as it appeared in The LaFollette Press on September 7, 2017. There’s a growing idea in this country that for land to provide value to individuals, it needs to be privately owned. That’s why we see increasing efforts to transfer lands […]

Announcing the 2018 Calendar Contest Winners!

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s 2018 calendar contest was a success! Thanks to everyone who entered and the thousands who cast votes. In August, 515 photographers submitted 2,765 photographs highlighting Tennessee’s diverse wildlife and habitats. Judges reviewed each photograph for originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit, and selected the cover image, monthly feature photographs […]

Federation Adds Conservation Veteran to Policy Team

Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to the conservation of the state’s wildlife and natural resources, has grown its public policy capacity with the addition of Lindsay Gardner. As the Federation’s conservation policy manager, a new position for the organization, Gardner will conduct intensive research and manage outreach to stakeholders […]

Athletes Shoot Through the Rain at State Championships

Tennessee’s Scholastic Clay Target Program is one of the largest in the nation; its State Championships is among the nation’s premier amateur shotgun shooting sport competitions. More than 1,300 youth athletes, from middle school to college, participated in the 2017 Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program State Championships on June 20–24 in Nashville. The State Championships […]