Calls Needed by Monday Morning!!

Calls Needed by Monday Morning!!

Tennessee lawmakers are currently considering legislation that would allow the state to assume regulatory authority, or “primacy,” over Tennessee coal mining. SB742/HB90 would allow for weakened environmental regulations at a time when the coal industry is...

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Primacy is too expensive for state

The pesky bill (SB 742) that gives the state of Tennessee responsibility for permitting and enforcing coal mining will be heard tomorrow (Wednesday, March 31) by the Senate 2021 Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. These responsibilities, ever...

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Mack S. Prichard Day

Mack S. Prichard Day

March 31, 2021 is designated as the Mack S. Prichard Day by Governor Bill Lee in appreciation and celebration of Prichard’s life in service. Mack S. Prichard was the first Archaeologist and later Naturalist of the State of Tennessee. He started working for the state...

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Liane Russel featured in ORNL Podcast

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Facebook page recently posted a link to "Chromosomes, conservation & chocolate: The life of Liane Russell," an episode from their The Sound of Science podcast. The episode was originally published on March 30, 2020 and covers...

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Upcoming Events

Apr
24
Sat
10:00 amStinging Fork Falls to Piney Riv...@ Rocky Top/Exxon/McDonald's on US 27 in Spring City, TN
Stinging Fork Falls to Piney Riv...@ Rocky Top/Exxon/McDonald's on US 27 in Spring City, TN
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am
Stinging Fork Falls to Piney River Hike @ Rocky Top/Exxon/McDonald's on US 27 in Spring City, TN
This will be a joint outing for TCWP and the Tennessee Native Plant Society. We will caravan from our meeting place to the Lower Piney River Trailhead to start a shuttle, leaving some cars there.[...]
May
27
Thu
7:00 pmBirdability: Because Birding is ...
Birdability: Because Birding is ...
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Birdability: Because Birding is for Everybody and Every Body!
Register to receive your Zoom link. Birding is an activity that can bring so much joy and empowerment to everybody, but not everybody is able to go birding easily. Birdability is a non-profit organization focused on removing[...]

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