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Entries by Kate Hill

Federation CEO Joins TVA Council

Tennessee Wildlife Federation is excited to announce that Michael Butler, chief executive officer, has been appointed to the Tennessee Valley Authority Regional Energy Resource Council. “Being appointed to the TVA Regional Energy Resource Council is an honor and privilege. The fact that TVA recognizes the importance of having a natural resource conservation organization at the […]

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Keep Wildlife from Becoming Endangered

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Funds Proactive, State-led Efforts Nationwide Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Would Receive $20.8 Million Annually According to the 2015 Tennessee State Wildlife Action Plan, more than 1,400 Tennessee plant and animal species are listed as being in greatest need of conservation, including the Northern Bobwhite Quail, the Chickamauga Crayfish, the Virginia Big-eared […]

Federation Welcomes New Development Manager

Tennessee Wildlife Federation welcomes Zach Barnhart as its new development manager. As an integral member of the development team, Zach will cultivate donor relationships, contribute to fundraising campaigns, and strategically engage Federation supporters. “Tennessee Wildlife Federation is excited to welcome Zach to our development team. Zach brings with him a love for the outdoors and […]

A Bee Obituary

It’s not easy being a bee. You’ve likely heard about the plight of pollinators over the last decade. Honeybees in particular have suffered alarming population declines because of a variety of factors, chief among them loss of habitat and the use of pesticides. So, in an effort to do our part to help these important […]

Tennessee Wildlife Federation Receives Largest Ever Corporate Gift

FedEx supports Tennessee Wildlife Federation and its conservation work to the tune of $100,000. Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife and natural resources, received its largest ever corporate gift. FedEx Corporation awarded the Federation $100,000 to fund its annual needs and strategic growth. “FedEx is […]

Federation Partners to Restore Cumberland Plateau Forest Habitats

Tennessee Wildlife Federation is excited to announce a collaborative project: Restoring Pine-Oak Forests in the Cumberland Plateau. Tennessee Wildlife Federation, in partnership with the Forest Stewards Guild, Sewanee, and Berea College in Kentucky, is restoring pine-oak forest habitats on the Cumberland Plateau. Pine-oak forests on the Plateau are dominated by a mixture of shortleaf pines […]

Habitat Conservation Projects Under Construction

Habitat conservation and restoration is a top priority for the Federation and director of conservation Chris Roberts is excited to have multiple projects in the pipeline. By conserving lands and waters, Tennessee Wildlife Federation is creating vibrant, high quality wildlife ecosystems and, in certain cases, improving access for sportsmen and women for generations to come. […]

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 […]