Wild & Scenic Film Festival Coming to Chattanooga 1/24 2015!

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Coming to Chattanooga 1/24 2015!

Wild & Scenic Film Festival coming to Chattanooga -- January 24

The Council is pleased to host the Wild & Scenic Film Festival: Where Activism Gets Inspired! WHEN: Saturday, January 24 -- Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Showtimes: Matinee at 1:30 p.m.  --  Evening presentation at 6:00 p.m. WHERE: UT … [Read more...]

50K Tree Day!  Help Us Plant 50,000 Trees in One Hour Across Tennessee

50K Tree Day! Help Us Plant 50,000 Trees in One Hour Across Tennessee

Sign up for 50K Tree Day -- Feb. 21, 2015

One of our most exciting events in 2015 promises to be 50K Tree Day.  Our goal is to plant a total of 50,000 trees at multiple locations in each of Tennessee's 95 counties on Saturday morning, February 21. Please register now, so we can send you … [Read more...]

Help Council Raise $50K by New Year’s Day to Plant 50K Trees by Earth Day!

Help Council Raise $50K by New Year’s Day to Plant 50K Trees by Earth Day!

Invest in our End-Of-Year Campaign and Help Us Plant 50,000 trees in 2015!

Help the Council plant 50,000 trees this coming winter by investing in our End-of-Year campaign! Tennessee Environmental Council is dedicated to improving the environment of Tennessee -- the most biologically diverse inland state in America.  One … [Read more...]

Where to Find Those Trees You Sponsored

Where to Find Those Trees You Sponsored

10K Tree Day Volunteers. Whites Creek Watershed Near Nashville

Turner Construction Company -- your 100 seedlings were planted at 4891 Lickton Pike along Whites Creek in Nashville on Wednesday, November 12 David Greer, Clark and Charlotte Buchner, Melanie Ladd, Donald Freeman, Jeff Barrie, Michael … [Read more...]

Puttin’ the Tree in Country — planting events this Fall…

Puttin’ the Tree in Country — planting events this Fall…

Register for November Tree Planting Events...

Let the Tree Planting Season Begin! Come volunteer at one of our upcoming events and experience the joy of tree-planting.  Great exercise.  Meaningful and enjoyable work.  A chance to meet new people and have fun with your friends.  AND -- all … [Read more...]

Council Efforts Improve Drinking Water Supply

Council Efforts Improve Drinking Water Supply

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The Cumberland River provides an important supply of the majority of Middle Tennessee's drinking water.  This month the Council along with ReDiscover East, reached an agreement with PSC Metals to improve its discharge of storm water from its … [Read more...]

Newsletter Highlights…

Newsletter Highlights…

Have you seen our annual newsletter?  Read more about it here...

Have you received our Annual Newsletter in the mail, or have you been given one by a friend?  Either way, this webpage provides you a chance to dig deeper into the information included in our printed newsletter. 1) Donating to the Council … [Read more...]

Council Receives “Friends of Forest Award” from TN Division of Forestry

Council Receives “Friends of Forest Award” from TN Division of Forestry

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The Tennessee Division of Forestry recently honored the Tennessee Environmental Council (the Council) with this year's "Friend of Forestry Award" for the Council's success working with volunteers to plant nearly 100,000 trees since 2007 as part of … [Read more...]

Highlights from Sustainable Tennessee, Policy and Practice Meeting

Highlights from Sustainable Tennessee, Policy and Practice Meeting

Highlights from 2014 Policy and Practice Meeting

Every year, the Council invites our state's sustainability leaders, thinkers, individuals and organizations to convene and discuss priority issues for the upcoming year and beyond.  The result has been the Sustainable Tennessee Agenda, available for … [Read more...]

Tell Us! Top 10 Sustainability Successes in Tennessee

Tell Us! Top 10 Sustainability Successes in Tennessee

Register Now to attend 8/21 Policy & Practice Meeting in Nashville

We want to hear from you.  Please take a moment to type in your favorite sustainability successes in Tennesse in in the past year.  We will publish the to 10 results in our upcoming ProTECt newsletter coming out this summer. Think of small to … [Read more...]

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