New Piperton Access Area Unveiled October 26th
by the Wolf River Conservancy, TVA and TWRA
The Wolf River Conservancy (WRC), in partnership with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), unveiled the new Wolf River Piperton Access Area on Wednesday, October 26th. The Piperton Access Point now provides easier access and entry to over 4,000 contiguous acres in the Wolf River watershed.
Keith Cole, Executive Director of the Wolf River Conservancy, opened the dedication, praising the leadership and collaboration with TVA and TWRA, and how the community will benefit from a quality access point in Piperton.
Other speakers at the dedication included:
H. McCall Wilson, Jr., President, The Bank of Fayette County
Jerry Fouse, Recreation Strategy and Tourism Development Specialist, Tennessee Valley Authority
Jacinda Woodward, Senior Vice President, Resources & River Management, Tennessee Valley Authority
Alan Peterson, Regional Manager, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Ed Carter, Executive Director, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
A group paddling trip from the new Piperton access to Collierville-Arlington Rd., led by volunteers from WRC’s River Guide program, took place after the dedication ceremony.
For more information about directions to the Piperton access point and all other paddling information on the Wolf River, please visit our website at www.wolfriver.org/paddling.
TWRA Executive Director Ed Carter
WRC River Guides Kandy and Mike at the new river access.