Fishing and recreational boating generate $7.2 billion in economic output and support more than 27,500 Tennessee jobs.
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Entries by Kate Hill
This winter, efforts by Tennessee Wildlife Federation and its supporters paid off big!
Tennessee is among the last to have a statewide water plan. Tell leaders you support TN H2O’s recommendations!
Tennessee Wildlife Federation was instrumental in Governor Haslam’s development of the TN H2O, Tennessee’s first-ever statewide water plan. (Tennessee is one of the few states without one!) The Federation played a major role in developing recommendations to make sure Tennessee has abundant water resources for wildlife and economic growth, including water-based recreation and tourism. The […]
Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s conservation policy team regularly tracks proposals and rule changes by local, state, and national groups. These would otherwise go unchallenged and could have negative impacts on our wildlife and great outdoors. Last fall, the Federation provided official comments about proposed revisions to the state’s water rules. One would have allowed public road […]
There are efforts underway to modernize the Endangered Species Act, which was originally written in 1973. Because only 3 percent of listed species have recovered during the past 45 years, changes are focusing on better approaches to species conservation. Proposed changes would better engage property owners, states, and local stakeholders as partners, rather than treating […]
Asian carp are invading our waters—harming native fisheries and making boating dangerous. But it isn’t just a Tennessee issue. It’s a regional issue that requires a regional response if any progress is going to be made—and then kept. >>TAKE ACTION: Join the fight against Asian carp Tennessee Wildlife Federation started a monthly update and networking […]
Litter has a high cost to wildlife, water, and people—and it can be solved.
Our waters and fisheries are world class but competing needs can quickly damage them.
Your national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, wildlife management areas, and other public lands are at risk.