Clearer, more consistent clean water protections for streams, fisheries, and wetlands that provide habitat and protect communities from storms are at stake.
Land & Habitat
Water Planning Requires a Regional Approach
Imagine: it’s early fall. The sun is shining. You’re driving west from Middle Tennessee. As you get beyond the cities, you look out the window at the landscape. Trees, a mix of greens and yellows and oranges, are all around. The trees begin to give way to openings with towering stalks of corn and vast fields of soybeans. The land is at its most fruitful—and it brings you a sense of peace.
Tennessee Needs More Outdoor Writers
As one of the largest organizations in Tennessee dedicated to the conservation of the state’s wildlife and natural resources, Tennessee Wildlife Federation has seen the impact a dedicated outdoor journalist can have on conservation.
Tennessee CLEAN Coalition Member Highlights Tennessee CLEAN Through Art
A new mural encouraging people to support Tennessee CLEAN, an initiative of Tennessee Wildlife Federation, was recently unveiled at Patagonia’s Nashville location.
Michael Butler Looks Back On 20 Years as CEO
It’s been an eventful 20 years for Michael, and he is nowhere near done with his work in conservation.
Grasslands Conservation Legislation Will Strengthen Collaboration, Save Endangered Landscapes
The North American Grasslands Conservation Act is essential for restoring North America’s grasslands and prairies.
Federation Clinches A Win for Public Lands
The Federation came together with other NGOs and formed a coalition. Within days of forming the coalition, more than 1,200 individuals had emailed their legislators opposing bills that threatened public land.
Tips for Successful Spring Nesting
As the days grow longer and the temperatures rise, our fine feathered friends begin courting and looking for a place to nest.
Tennessee General Assembly Session Begins 2022
The 112th Tennessee General Assembly reconvened on January 11, 2022. With the deadline for filing new bills on February 3, the Federation is tracking and prioritizing more than fifty pieces of legislation.
New Bill Aims to Transfer WMA Away From State
Public wildlife management areas (WMAs) managed by the state agency are a valuable asset to Tennesseans and Tennessee’s rural economies, and Yanahli is one of the state’s most popular. Public lands...
75 Years of Conservation: Conservation is Collaborative
Conservation is no single approach or method. It’s a collaborative effort that often requires different perspectives to come together and compromise. This has been proven to us time and time again...
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