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Comprehensive Study of Tennessee’s Litter Pollution Underway

 

Tennessee Wildlife FederationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR) voted unanimously, 20 to 0, to begin a comprehensive study of litter pollution in the state. This marks the first fresh progress on statewide litter control in a generation.

The study will address topics such as the sources and composition of litter, financial and environmental costs, economic opportunities of recovering waste, the effectiveness of existing efforts, and proven solutions to recover litter.

Tennessee CLEAN, an anti-litter initiative of Tennessee Wildlife Federation, advocated for the study. 

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Clarksville’s Keith Clow honored with Tennessee Wildlife Federation Conservation Award

 

15 Honored in 56th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards
Tennessee Wildlife Federation recognizes leaders in conservation from across the state

Tennessee Wildlife FederationNashville, TNTennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to the conservation of Tennessee’s wildlife and natural resources, recognized 15 individuals and companies from all corners of the state for its 56th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards. To ensure the health and safety of this year’s winners, the Federation celebrated the awards virtually on May 19th, 2021.

“This is the Federation’s 56th year hosting the awards and our 75th anniversary as an organization,” said Kendall McCarter, chief development officer for the Federation.

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation announces Nominations Open for 56th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards

 

Nashville, TN – Tennessee Wildlife FederationTennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife and natural resources, is taking nominations for its 56th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards.

Details and nomination materials can be found at tnwf.org/CAA. Nominations close on March 5th, 2021 at 5:00pm CT.

The Federation is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021, making its Conservation Achievement Awards the state’s longest-standing and inclusive conservation awards.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

 

Preparing For Inauguration

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Our nation is currently preparing for the peaceful transition of power that will occur on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 during the Inauguration of the new President and Vice President of the United States.

The swearing-in ceremony is an essential tradition in American democracy and its historical significance cannot be overstated. To read more about the 59th Inaugural ceremony and its history, click here.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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$25M to Erect Asian Carp Barriers on Tennessee River, Cumberland River

 

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Nashville, TN – Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife and natural resources, is hailing a significant funding win in the battle against invasive Asian carp.

“Federal legislators have stepped up again to fund Tennessee’s fight against Asian carp, which are destroying native species and harming local economies,” said Michael Butler, CEO of Tennessee Wildlife Federation.

The Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA) was passed by Congress, as part of an omnibus package.

Asian Carp

Asian Carp

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Montgomery County Families Can Learn How to Hunt From Experts

 

Tennessee Wildlife FederationNashville, TNTennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving our state’s wildlife and natural resources, invites parents and youth to learn how to hunt.

First-time or novice hunters can sign up at tnwf.org/interest.

The Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy program provides engaging, hands-on instruction in the art of being an outdoorsman through multi-day, immersive experiences.

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy program hosting deer and duck hunting experiences for beginners in the New Year

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy program hosting deer and duck hunting experiences for beginners in the New Year

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation, invites Youth, Parents to Learn How To Hunt This October

 

Tennessee Wildlife FederationNashville, TNTennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving our state’s wildlife and natural resources, invites Tennessee families to learn how to hunt deer. Six experiences have been announced for October.

First-time or novice deer hunters—or those interested in future experiences around turkey, dove, or fish—can sign up at tnwf.org/interest.

The Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy program provides engaging, hands-on instruction in the art of being an outdoorsman through multi-day, immersive experiences. 

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy program hosting deer hunting experiences for beginners

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy program hosting deer hunting experiences for beginners

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation ask public to vote for their favorite Tennessee Photo

 

Tennessee Wildlife FederationNashville, TN – After receiving more than 3,400 wildlife and landscape submissions for its annual photo contest, Tennessee Wildlife Federation is asking the public to vote for the best photograph.

Visit tnwf.org/peoples-choice to vote. Voting closes September 10th at 11:59pm CT. 

A jury has selected dozens of photos to participate in public voting. Now, people can cast their vote—and cast another every 24 hours. Each ballot submitted enters the voter to win one of several Federation prize packs. 

Voting Open for The Best Tennessee Wildlife and Landscape Photo

Voting Open for The Best Tennessee Wildlife and Landscape Photo

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation, Conservation Community Asks Public to Save Symphony Grounds, Urban Wildlife

 

Tennessee Wildlife FederationNashville, TN – In a campaign launched by Tennessee Wildlife Federation, nonprofits in the conservation community are calling on bird lovers and music lovers alike to help the region’s purple martins have an uninterrupted migration by making a donation in support of the Nashville Symphony’s downtown home at tnwf.org/purple

Donations will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $5,000, by Tennessee Wildlife Federation and The Nature Conservancy in Tennessee.

An estimated 150,000 purple martins are roosting in the trees surrounding Schermerhorn Symphony Center, home of the Nashville Symphony, as they gather before migrating to South America.

Purple Martin

Purple Martin

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Montgomery County Hunters Can Feed Hungry This Holiday Season

 

Tennessee Wildlife FederationNashville, TN – With deer season in full swing and the holidays quickly approaching, Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program is accepting donations in Montgomery County to help feed local families in need. Statewide, more than 75 processors are collecting donations to feed fellow Tennesseans.

In Montgomery County, that includes Hunters Harvest Processing. Contact information and a full list of processors is available at tnwf.org/processors.

Hunters for the Hungry connects hunters in Montgomery County with those in need, during the holidays and beyond.

Hunters for the Hungry connects hunters in Montgomery County with those in need, during the holidays and beyond.

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