Archive for category: Conservation Policy

Clark Akers and the Fight for the Obion Basin

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The following is a classic David and Goliath story and remains one of the greatest grassroots victories in the history of the American conservation movement.

Floating Houses – The Rest of the Story

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By Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife Federation The…
CEO before House subcommittee

CEO Testifies Before Congress

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation CEO Mike Butler testified in…

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.

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…
Cades Cove at dawn by Susan Hay.

The Land and Water Conservation Fund: Is this the end?

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Congress established the Land and Water Conservation Fund “to protect and enhance our nation’s incomparable array of natural resources and outdoor recreation opportunities.”

The Heart of Wildlife Conservation

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation embarked on a journey to establish a personal right to hunt and fish for the citizens of Tennessee.

A quiet but effective conservation tool – the Antiquities Act

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By Michael Butler, CEO This past week some of our closest…

A Hat Trick Win for Tennessee's Great Outdoors!

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It's been a busy couple of months in public policy related to…