TVA Celebrates National Public Lands Day With Local Events

Monday, September 23, 2019

The Tennessee Valley Authority invites the public to join in celebrating National Public Lands Day. TVA and its partners are hosting several events in the Chattanooga area over the next two weekends aimed at keeping these public lands a destination for recreation users in the Tennessee Valley. To learn more about TVA’s National Public Lands Day events, click here.

National Public Lands Day Events:

Fall Migration Bird Walk: Thursday, Sept. 26 from 7-9 a.m. Meet at the Upper Rock Pile Trail on the TVA Muscle Shoals Dam Reservation.
 
Marbut Bend Nature Walk: Saturday, Sept. 28 from 8-11 a.m. Meet at Marbut Bend trailhead parking lot to learn about wetlands diversity and importance.
 
Native Plant Garden Work Day: Saturday, Sept. 28 from 8-11 a.m. at the TVA Muscle Shoals Dam Reservation Native Plant Garden for a work day.
 
Flint River Cleanup: Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Madison, AL. Please register your attendance at 256-539-3747.
 
Tennessee River Rescue: Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Chickamauga Dam Day Use Area for this popular regional cleanup.
 
Lake Nottely Fall Cleanup: Saturday, Sept 28 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Supplies are provided for volunteers to clean up the shoreline. Meet at Poteete Creek Campground.
 
Guntersville Cleanup and Breakfast: Friday, Oct. 4 at 8:30 a.m. Meet at the State Park Lodge for a breakfast prior to shoreline cleanup.


Neighbors Protect Farms In Southeast Tennessee

Commission's 1st 2020 Meeting To Be Held In Nashville

TWRA Requesting Public Input For 2020-21 And 2021-22 Hunting Season Regulations


Just before the New Year, Alan and Kendra Cameron, and Land Trust for Tennessee Board Member Greg Vital joined together to protect 114 acres of farmland in the Harrison Community of Hamilton ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold its first meeting of 2020 at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Ray Bell Region II Building. The two-day meeting is set for Jan. 23-24 ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is soliciting comments for its 2020-21 and 2021-22 hunting seasons’ regulations. The state’s hunting seasons are set every two years, except for waterfowl ... (click for more)


Outdoors

Neighbors Protect Farms In Southeast Tennessee

Just before the New Year, Alan and Kendra Cameron, and Land Trust for Tennessee Board Member Greg Vital joined together to protect 114 acres of farmland in the Harrison Community of Hamilton County. The Land Trust has now worked to protect more than 50,000 acres in the southeast in its first 20 years, including 2,300 acres in Hamilton County. This is the second property Mr. ... (click for more)

Commission's 1st 2020 Meeting To Be Held In Nashville

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold its first meeting of 2020 at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Ray Bell Region II Building. The two-day meeting is set for Jan. 23-24 (Thursday-Friday). Committee meetings will start at 1 p.m. on Thursday. The regular commission meeting begins at 9 a.m., Friday. The latest chronic wasting disease (CWD) developments ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Gang-Related Party At Short-Term Rental Property On Signal Grew Out Of Members’ Desire To “Get Out Of Chattanooga Where The Heat Was On”

When three Signal Mountain police responded to reports of a fight in Old Towne Friday night, they found that the house at 404 South Street was dark. Investigators soon learned from neighbors, however, that the lights in the house had been on prior to the arrival of law enforcement officers, and could see for themselves that the driveway and back yard were filled with vehicles. ... (click for more)

Inspired Reverend Paul McDaniel Leads Reminiscences At Celebratory M.L. King Event

What started as a remembrance by five local civil rights leaders praising the 50-year-old Unity Group and other local civil rights work turned into an enthusiastic sermon by the Reverend Paul McDaniel Monday night of what still needs to be done. Mr. McDaniel, the last of the five speakers at the special Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day town hall program at Orchard Knob Missionary ... (click for more)

Opinion

A Lack Of Civility At The Women's Rally

The behavior of our local radical left women was abusive and uncalled for. The next Woman’s Rally and March should be lessons in common decency and civility towards other women. Interrupting an invited female speaker with displays of yelling and holding up disparaging signs is wrong. The women before me that broke the barriers in male-dominated professions would be embarrassed ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Angels Walk Among Us

I know little about Scott Shaunfield, other than that he is a Captain with the Houston, Texas Fire Department, and the fact he once wrote a story about “the angels among us” that he knows is true. For the record, I am a huge believer in angels on this earth. No, you can’t see them, but I can easily recall the times that I have been highly suspect of angel-like people during my life. ... (click for more)