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TWRA’s “Tennessee Uncharted” receives ACI Award as Nation’s Top Outdoor Television Series

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – “Tennessee Uncharted,” the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s television program, has been named as the best outdoors television series in the country by the Association for Conservation Information, Inc. (ACI).

“Tennessee Uncharted” made its debut in October 2014. TWRA partners with Knoxville-based Designsensory and production company PopFizz to bring the weekly program to television viewers across the state on PBS stations. The program showcases the outdoors, including unique locations, techniques and traditions in the Volunteer State.

The “Tennessee Uncharted” crew films a segment with host Erick Baker (front, in canoe). The program, which launched late in 2014, won first place for an outdoors series as awarded by the Association for Conservation Information (ACI).
The “Tennessee Uncharted” crew films a segment with host Erick Baker (front, in canoe). The program, which launched late in 2014, won first place for an outdoors series as awarded by the Association for Conservation Information (ACI).

Host and acclaimed musician Erick Baker leads the way. Each week, he embarks on adventures that feature the state’s outstanding outdoors recreational opportunities, interesting citizens, events, and culture.

The announcement of the top award came at the ACI Conference which was held this year in Flagstaff, AZ. ACI is an association of information and education professionals representing state, federal, and Canadian agencies along with conservation organizations.

“Tennessee Uncharted” is currently in production for its second season. The new season will begin airing in early November.

The entire first season is available for viewing at www.tnuncharted.com

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