Cleveland State’s Student Wildlands Adventure Program (SWAP) was nominated for and recently won the southwest section (Region 3) of the U.S. Forest Service’s Gifford Pinchot Award for Excellence in Interpretation and Conservation Education. It is now a finalist for the national award to be presented at the National Association of Interpretation’s annual conference at the end of November.
The Gifford Pinchot Excellence in Interpretation and Conservation Education Award is a national accolade given to Forest Service employees for achievement in environmental interpretation and conservation education.
The annual award is named in honor of the first Forest Service chief.
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Dawson Wheeler and Clint Powell interviewed Rick Wood, who worked for The Trust for Public Land (TPL) from 2000 to 2017. He built a vision, designed parks and trails, raised capital, and managed ... (click for more)
Another piece of the Spartan Trifecta – the Spartan Super – is an 8+ mile course featuring nearly 30 obstacles. They held their latest race at Fort Carson as part of their Honor Series, which ... (click for more)
The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department is taking a master plans survey to get the public’s thoughts on how the parks and recreation department can best serve the public as they plan ... (click for more)
Dawson Wheeler and Clint Powell interviewed Rick Wood, who worked for The Trust for Public Land (TPL) from 2000 to 2017. He built a vision, designed parks and trails, raised capital, and managed construction.
In 2008, TPL kicked off the conservation of a 100-acre ridge that was threatened by development in North Chattanooga: Stringer’s Ridge. TPL went on to design mountain bike ... (click for more)
Another piece of the Spartan Trifecta – the Spartan Super – is an 8+ mile course featuring nearly 30 obstacles. They held their latest race at Fort Carson as part of their Honor Series, which hosts Spartan racers alongside the military community. The Army base, which features challenging training terrain, hosted both the Sprint and Super races last weekend.
The Super featured ... (click for more)
A teenager was shot late Friday night on Sixth Avenue.
Chattanooga Police were called at 10:54 p.m. to a local hospital after a person showed up with a gunshot wound.
Upon arrival, police spoke with a 16-year-old boy who was suffering from a gunshot wound. He had been transported to the hospital via personal vehicle.
Officers located a crime scene in the 2700 block ... (click for more)
Chattanooga Police Officers make a second arrest in an aggravated assault in which bleach was thrown on a CARTA employee that occurred in the CARTA parking lot on Sept. 26, 2017.
Vincent Nash, 52, was arrested on Friday on aggravated assault and reckless endangerment charges for his role as co-conspirator and facilitator in the deliberate attack with a chemical substance. ... (click for more)
In my humble small business owner opinion or POV - #NoBID #NoSelfImposedTax #TheChattanoogaWay
Please see attached presentation that several small business women owners presented to the City Council Tuesday in opposition to the proposed downtown Central Business Improvement Business (CBID or BID). As "non-Property Owners" in the proposed district, we have been unable to ... (click for more)
When I heard that the legendary “Little Johnny” had quit going to weddings because all the old ladies would pinch his cheeks and giggle, “You’ll be next!” I understood completely. But not long ago The Saturday Funnies learned our Johnny had devised a way to stop it. Living in a small town, Johnny would walk to where the matrons were huddled at a funeral, remind one who had pinched ... (click for more)