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February 2019 ENewsletter

February 2019 ENEWSLETTER About Us Events & Activities Conservation Education Greenway Get Involved ... Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Friday, March 1, 2019

Join Us in Opposing the Nutbush Landfill

  The Land Use Control Board will meet at City Hall at 10am on Thurs., Mar. 14th, to discuss a proposed landfill in the 100-year floodplain of the Wolf River.  Please consider joining us at the meeting; the Wolf River Conservancy is opposed to constructing the landfill at the proposed location, and a show of public support is important! In the past year, there has been a heavy push for construction and demolition (C&D) landfills within the city limits of... Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Thursday, February 28, 2019

Land Trust Accreditation: Why It Matters

In August 2015, the Wolf River Conservancy became a nationally accredited land trust through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance (LTA) since 2008.  Today, approximately 400 land trusts – just 25% of the land trusts in our country - have achieved this coveted distinction, and the we are proud to be included in that number.  Becoming a nationally accredited land trust was a significant milestone for the Wolf River... Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Monday, February 25, 2019

Cornerstone Property Expands Protection for Wetlands

The Cornerstone Property , located off Bateman Road in Fayette County, is the final scenic stretch of the Ghost River section of the Wolf River before the take-out at the Bateman Bridge. This property represents the cornerstone of the Wolf River Conservancy mission – conservation, education and recreation – and includes the following highlights: The property includes both sides of the Wolf River channel Contains a rare plant community  Beautiful wetlands... Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Tuesday, December 18, 2018

TN H2O: The New Report on Tennessee's Water Resources

The new TN H2O Report provides a comprehensive look at the water resources of Tennessee, examining topics such as groundwater, surface water, and water infrastructure, and discussing current and future challenges.  The report is an important starting point in planning for the sustainable use and care of Tennessee's diverse and abundant water resources. READ THE REPORT AND PROVIDE FEEDBACK AT THIS LINK.  The official press release from Tenn. Dept. of Environment and... Read More
Posted by Cathy Justis at Monday, December 10, 2018