Congress passes the Tennessee Wilderness Act; bill heads to president’s desk Chattanooga, TN (December 12,2018) – Today’s passage of the Tennessee Wilderness Act (S. 973/H.R. 2218), decades in the making, is hailed by a longstanding, diverse coalition of hunters, anglers, business owners, faith leaders, outdoor recreationists, local lawmakers, and conservationists. The Act’s sponsors – Senators […]
B-Roll of areas that will be protected by the Tennessee Wilderness Act in the Cherokee National Forest. Please credit The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Knoxville News Sentinel Jimmy Groton April 7, 2016 It is not often that you pick up the newspaper and agree wholeheartedly with something you read. Well, that is how I felt after reading Jeff Hunter’s guest column, “The Tennessee Wilderness Act should be law.” For nearly eight years, U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker […]