Letter: Wilderness Act would honor Baker

Knoxville News Sentinel July 30, 2014 Letter to the Editor by Jimmy Groton The death of former Tennessee Sen. Howard Baker Jr. has been felt across the nation and here at home. Baker was nationally recognized for his bipartisanship — something rare in Washington these days — and he worked on issues ranging from foreign […]

Passage of Wilderness Act is Key to our Area

JOHNSON CITY PRESS Johnson City, Tennessee February 26th, 2015 Legislation to designate additional acreage in the Cherokee National Forest as wilderness areas is still making its way through Congress. And as Press staff writer Tony Casey reported earlier this week, local conservationists are urging area residents to let U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, and others […]

PHOTOS: Environmentalists hope fourth time’s a charm for Tennessee Wilderness Act

Johnson City Press Johnson City, Tennessee February 22nd, 2015 Tony Casey The 1964 Wilderness Act promised citizens of the U.S. solitude and refuge in the great outdoors and groups like Tennessee Wild advocate for further projects like the Tennessee Wilderness Act. (Contributed by Tennessee Wild) If you love the wilderness that surrounds East Tennessee, there […]