Regional Sustainability Forum, Athens TN

Regional Sustainability Forum, Athens TN

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Students and community members are invited to attend our first Regional Sustainability Forum of 2015 in Athens Tennessee on Friday, January 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Tennessee Wesleyan College (TWC) in the Glenn Lowe Dining Room in Sherman … [Read more...]

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

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

Get Your Tickets Now for Wild & Scenic Film Festival in 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. AND: Don't … [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

50K Tree Day is a Collaborative Effort Sponsored by the Following Organizations One of our most exciting events this year is 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 … [Read more...]

Year-End Campaign results are in…

Year-End Campaign results are in…

Thank you for contributing to our 2014 Year-End Campaign!  Click here for the final results...

Thank you for helping the Council raise $38,925.14 in the final days of 2014! Your year-end contributions in 2014 will now help us plant 50,000 trees in Tennessee's 95 counties on 50K Tree Day on February 21st, as well as support our ongoing … [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...]

Upcoming Tree Planting Events

Upcoming Tree Planting Events

Register for November Tree Planting Events...

2015 Tree Planting Events 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...]

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