Archive for category: Public Lands Transfer

father and son fishing on a dock

Legislative Updates from Tennessee’s Capital

Tennessee Wildlife Federation was founded on the principle…
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You are the Key to Keeping Public Lands in Tennessee

Tennessee is home to approximately 2.4 million acres of public…
Great blue heron

Knoxville’s Public Lands Leadership

Opinion article by Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife…
Eastern painted turtle

This land is our land, if we protect it

Opinion article by Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife…
Elk Tower Tennessee

Public Lands Large and Small Benefit Tennesseans

If you ignore things that don’t have a simple price tag, it is still obvious that public lands benefit everyone.
Fireflies in Cades Cove

Fireflies Illuminate the Value of Public Lands

Last month, The Washington Post wrote a great travel article…
Natchez Trace Garrison Creek

National Trails Day: From Natchez Trace to Pacific Crest Trail

Natchez Trace—the name represents a rich evolution of natural, human, and U.S. histories spanning millennia

Providing Leadership for our Natural Treasures

Opinion article by Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife…
buck in cades cove

Why the West’s Public Lands Battle is Important to Tennessee

By Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife Federation If…
Waco Mammoth National Monument

A quiet but effective conservation tool – the Antiquities Act

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