Political Guide

Contacting your elected officials about protecting wildlands is your right and one of the most important ways to help conserve wildlands. Below are ways to find and contact your elected officials and heads of governmental offices.

Federal Government

Contact the President  Find your senators    Find your representatives

Federal Departments

Council on Environmental Qualitywww.whitehouse.gov/ceq
U.S. Department of Agriculturewww.usda.gov
U.S. Forest Servicewww.fs.fed.us
Southern Reg Foresterwww.fs.usda.gov/r8
Cherokee National Forestwww.fs.usda.gov/cherokee
U.S. Department of Interiorwww.doi.gov
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servicewww.fws.gov
USFWS SE Regional Directorhttps://www.fws.gov/southeast/
Field Supervisorwww.fws.gov/cookeville/
National Park Servicewww.nps.gov
Big South Fork NRRAwww.nps.gov/biso
Obed Wild and Scenic Riverwww.nps.gov/obed
Office of Surface Miningwww.osmre.gov
Acting Field Office Dirhttps://www.arcc.osmre.gov/about/states/tn.shtm
Environmental Protection Agencywww.epa.gov
Reg 4 Adminhttps://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-epa-region-4-southeast
Tennessee Valley Authoritywww.tva.gov
U.S. Army Corps of Engineershttps://www.usace.army.mil/
Nashville Districthttps://www.lrn.usace.army.mil/


State Government

Contact the Governor of TNFind your TN legislators

State Departments

Department of Environment & Conservationhttps://www.tn.gov/environment/contacts.html

TN Committees of Interest

Senate Standing Committee on
Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources
House Standing Committee on
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Political Guide (pdf format)…in the process of updating