Tennessee Wild 2014 Launch in Chattanooga – Thursday, February 6th, 6:00-8:00

Friday, January 31, 2014 Pat Byington Please join Tennessee Wild at The Farmer’s Daughter in Chattanooga next Thursday February 6th as we launch into a new year on behalf of wilderness in Tennessee! This will be a fun opportunity to come out and meet your fellow wilderness enthusiasts and learn about the work of Tennessee […]

Sampson Mountain wilderness offers untouched space, expansive views


knoxnews.com Thursday, December 5, 2013 Snow blossoms cover Big Butt Mountain in this view from the Middle Spring Trail. Photo by Adam Lau. Morgan Simmons GREENEVILLE — There are places in Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest that are every bit as wild and untrammeled as the backcountry of Great Smoky Mountains National Park — but you […]

Why does the Tennessee Wilderness Act have so much support?

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Over the past 5+ years, I have traveled across and up and down the State of Tennessee talking to people about wilderness in the Cherokee National Forest. With the recent reintroduction of the Tennessee Wilderness Act of 2013 (S. 1294) in the United States Senate by Senators Lamar Alexander & Bob Corker, I have been reflecting on […]

Amazing dew drawing raises awareness about wilderness protection effort in Tennessee

As thousands of Tennesseans await reintroduction of the Tennessee Wilderness Act by Senator Lamar Alexander, Tennessee Wild is raising awareness about this important bill with an amazing piece of art created by local artist Hollie Berry.  For the past year, Berry has been drawing what she calls “DEW”dles in the wet grass in Coolidge Park […]