A coalition of outdoorsmen, business owners, faith leaders, and conservationists Thursday praised a new bill introduced by Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) that would safeguard roughly 7,000 acres of the Cherokee National Forest in East Tennessee for future generations. The legislation would add to the existing Sampson Mountain and Big Laurel Branch wilderness areas in northeast Tennessee. The U.S. Forest Service recommended these lands ... (click for more)
Here are upcoming news and events from Outdoor Chattanooga: Outdoor Chattanooga Winter Workshop Series Jan-March 2016 Outdoor Chattanooga's Winter Workshop Series are FREE classroom based seminars and workshops designed to educate and inspire the public to be confident to get outdoors. ... (click for more)
Registration for the 66th annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage opens at 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14. Each year, more than 700 people from more than 35 states and beyond descend on the Great Smoky Mountains as the spring flora tints the forest with flowers and vibrant spring migratory birds ... (click for more)
February 8, 2016
Below is a sample of March events at Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites. For more programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks’ web pages. More information ... (click for more)
Sportsmen are reminded that a free permit is now required to participate in the 2016 Light Goose Conservation season which will be held Feb. 14-March 10. The application for the ... (click for more)
The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a one-day meeting when it returns to Nashville and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Region II Ray Bell Building on Friday. The February ... (click for more)
Should the city stop funding for the Violence Reduction Initiative?