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Entries by Kristine Fedorenko

Tennessee’s Leaders in Conservation Honored at 54th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards

On Friday, May 10, Tennessee Wildlife Federation hosted its 54th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards at Loveless Cafe Barn, in Nashville. “The diverse group of award winners today serves as a reminder that successful conservation will always depend on a diverse and collaborative effort,” said Michael Butler, CEO of the Federation. “Our honorees have conducted important […]

2019 Hunger Challenge State and Regional Winners Help Feed Thousands

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. The challenge raises critical funds to help feed hungry Tennesseans and serves as an educational experience for students. By participating, students gain important skills in humanitarianism, club-building, leadership, and philanthropy. “The […]

Mother And Son Bond With New Found Love Of Hunting

The Hunting and Fishing Academy engages youth and parents for a life of hunting together Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s programs work to inspire the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts and conservationists. This is done by not only engaging kids but also their family in immersive outdoorsmen experiences. For Melissa Hinson and her son Noah Hollingsworth, finding […]

Needs Mount For Nongame Species

In Tennessee, more than 1,400 species are identified as being in greatest need of conservation. And more than 70 animals are federally listed as threatened and endangered. All of these species are facing more and more challenges from loss of habitat, decreases in habitat quality, invasive species, disease, and more. Currently, there isn’t dedicated, adequate, […]

Albert Menefee, Longtime Federation Supporter Passes

Board member leaves legacy On Sept. 2, Albert Menefee, III, passed away after a long and courageous battle from injuries sustained nearly two years prior during a horse riding accident. Albert lived in Franklin and was a lifelong Tennessean. He may be best known for his love of all things horses and the great outdoors. […]