Watershed Support Recent Projects

Harvey Park Rain Garden Restoration with GM 6/2/17   Prepared by Anna Marie Scoccimaro 6/26/17   On Friday June 2nd, the council partnered with five GM volunteers to restore a rain garden that we previously installed as another … [Read more...]

Tennessee Statewide River Day of Action

Tennessee Statewide River Day of Action

Your River, Your Day August 24 – September 4, 2017 Tennessee Environmental Council invites citizen scientists of all ages to help assess the water quality of ALL of Tennessee's rivers and tributaries. We are recruiting participants in a statewide … [Read more...]

REGISTER NOW for our Annual Policy & Practice Forum — Thursday August 31 from 9am to 3pm…

REGISTER NOW for our Annual Policy & Practice Forum — Thursday August 31 from 9am to 3pm…

If you are interested in shaping a more environmentally sustainable future for Tennessee, then YOU ARE INVITED to participate in this valuable and effective process. Click here to register Tennessee Environmental Council invites individuals and … [Read more...]

Support the Council by Becoming a Monthly Donor!

Support the Council by Becoming a Monthly Donor!

One of the best ways to support the Council is to become a Sustaining Monthly Member!  Having a consistent source of income allows us to do our best work, as our projects require both short and long term planning.  Your monthly donations allow us to … [Read more...]

Lytle Creek Restoration Project

Lytle Creek Restoration Project

Tennessee Environmental Council actively engages communities in watershed restoration projects that are vital to quality of life.  Vital because they ensure the sustainability and health of our waterways for decades to come.  The Council's current … [Read more...]

Voice Your Concern to TVA Regarding New Nuclear Reactors

Voice Your Concern to TVA Regarding New Nuclear Reactors

According to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) submitted an application for an early site permit (ESP) for two or more small modular reactor (SMR) modules at the Clinch River Nuclear (CRN) site on May 12, … [Read more...]

The 2017 Green Tie Affair Was A Success!

The 2017 Green Tie Affair Was A Success!

The Tennessee Environmental Council's Green Tie Affair is 4/21/17

Green Tie Affair is the Council's annual fundraising extravaganza that includes silent and live auctions, great musical entertainment (like Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn plus Sherriff Scott and the Deputies), complimentary wine, beer, and food, … [Read more...]

100K Tree Day Was a Success!  Tree-Shirts Are Still Available!

100K Tree Day Was a Success! Tree-Shirts Are Still Available!

Tennessee Environmental Council 100K Tree Day

Thank you to everyone who participated in this historic event!  Here are the results: 100,000 trees were planted in all 95 Tennessee counties 20,000 volunteers participated in distributing and planting these native Tennessee seedlings … [Read more...]

Tennessee Environmental Council Receives Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award

Tennessee Environmental Council Receives Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award

Immediate Release: On June 8th, Tennessee Environmental Council received the 2016 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award in the Natural Heritage Category. The award recognizes the Council’s Annual 50K Tree Day for its exceptional voluntary … [Read more...]

The Council at the River Rally

The Council at the River Rally

On May 20-23, our CEO, John McFadden and Board Advisor, Barry Sulkin attended the River Rally, hosted by the River Network in Mobile, Alabama. The River Rally is a national conference that focuses on education, inspiration and celebration within the … [Read more...]

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