Archive for category: CEO Blog

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A New Year's Resolution: Invest in an Outdoorsman

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It’s a few weeks into the New Year. How’s that resolution…
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Providing Leadership for our Natural Treasures

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Opinion article by Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife…
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Why the West’s Public Lands Battle is Important to Tennessee

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By Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife Federation If…
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Floating Houses – The Rest of the Story

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By Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife Federation The…
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Crab Orchard Wind Farm — Are we considering ALL the costs?

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The truth is that the impacts of wind farms are significant, and they are decidedly not positive for Tennessee’s environment and wildlife. If you look at the 23 wind turbines proposed for Cumberland County, each 600 feet tall – three times the height of Neyland Stadium, with blades as long as a foot ball field – and plainly visible from 1-40 and the surrounding area, you begin to understand the scope.
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After 30 years, now is the time for Tennessee’s Great Outdoors

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The last time the state of Tennessee went through a process to determine the challenges and opportunities facing our state’s natural resources, I was a junior in high school and Ronald Reagan was President.