Pass the Tennessee Wilderness Act for all

Cleveland Daily Banner Cleveland, Tennessee October 27, 2014 Op-Ed by Dr. Richard Harris There are a lot of signs that fall is just around the corner. The leaves are starting to show the first hints of change, and kids are back in school. It’s a good time to reflect on the amazing outdoor adventures we […]

The Magic Kingdom Of Wilderness

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine October 2014 “When are you going to take your family to Disney World?” Every fall, my cousin and I watch football games in his “man cave” equipped with sports memorabilia, X-Box, a fully stocked bar and the crown jewel, an HD 70-inch television. As a lifelong Southerner who loves college football, […]

All Things Bright and Beautiful

Get Out Magazine Chattanooga, TN Wednesday, October 1, 201 Sunny Montgomery The forest is quiet save for a delicate scratching beneath the earth. A velvety mole bores its way to the roots of a red maple. There, it pushes up from the soil and scurries into a blackberry thicket, picked clean by white tail deer. […]

Wilderness Act still important in U.S.

Herald & Tribune Jonesborough, TN 09-24-2014 By Frances Lamberts In the summer of 1964, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of the Wilderness Act by a vote of 373 to 1. Lyndon Johnson, who would decry and seek to counteract an “uglification of America” during his presidency, remarked upon signing it into law on […]

Tellico Wild event offers free outdoor activities Aug. 9-10

Daily Post Athenian Athens, Tennessee July 30, 2014 Autumn Hughes TELLICO PLAINS – TELLICO PLAINS – Tennessee Wild is hosting a weekend of free outdoor activities to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Wilderness Act of 1964, and to support protecting special forest places while promoting the Tellico Region and Cherokee National Forest as the […]