Clearer, more consistent clean water protections for streams, fisheries, and wetlands that provide habitat and protect communities from storms are at stake.
Streams, Rivers, & Wetlands
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.
New Bill Would Gut Conservation Funding
The 1937 Pittman-Robertson (PR) Wildlife Restoration and the 1952 Dingell-Johnson (DJ) Sport Fish Restoration Acts provide for a “user pays” American System of Conservation Funding.
Teaming up with State, Army Corps to Ensure Clean Water
Recognizing that resilient partnerships are the key to success, discussions centered on ways to keep partners energized and momentum moving forward as we collaborate on current and future water resource challenges facing Tennessee.
Settlement Protects Duck River from Impacts of Tennessee’s Growth
The Duck River is home to more than 50 species of freshwater mussels and 150 species of fish. This settlement maintains a water withdrawal limitation on the Duck River.
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.
Angling for Some Fun: Bill Dance Lends Legacy to Support Tennessee’s Lakes
Governor Bill Lee and iconic sportsman, Bill Dance announced a new program in partnership with Tennessee Department of Tourist Development (TDTD), Tennessee State Parks and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) to improve infrastructure at select lakes and increase angler visitation statewide.
Blocking and Tackling To Stop Invasive Carp on a National Scale
Football and the national effort to stop invasive carp have a lot in common.
Mississippi River Facing Severe Ecological Decline
Tennessee Wildlife Federation needs you to support legislation that will safeguard and restore the health of the Mississippi River so that our wildlife and our communities have safe, clean water.
Addressing Tennessee’s Litter Problem at the General Assembly
On September 16, expert panelists organized by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR) presented to members of the General Assembly to help inform them about the...
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