Environment & Conservation

Meeting Set to Examine Tennessee Nominations to National Register of Historic Places

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | 02:47 pm
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Members of the Public Invited to Attend Nashville Meeting on September 19

NASHVILLE - The State Review Board will meet on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, to examine Tennessee's proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.  Beginning at 9 a.m. (CST), the meeting will be held at the Tennessee Historical Commission, located at 2941 Lebanon Road in Nashville, Tenn.

Booker T. Washington State Park to Hold Health and Recreation Fair September 15

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 | 03:32 pm
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Event Will Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary

CHATTANOOGA – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary, and to help commemorate this important milestone, Booker T. Washington State Park will host a special Health and Recreation Fair on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

TDEC Incentive Provides More Options for Pharmaceutical Drug Disposal

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 | 03:00 pm

 

Announces 10 New Permanent Collection Bins Across State

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, in partnership with local law enforcement agencies across the state, announced today its plans to introduce an additional 10 new permanent collection bins for Tennessee residents to properly dispose of used or unwanted medication.  Today’s announcement will bring the total of permanent collection bins to 23 across Tennessee.

Six Tennessee Sites Added to the National Register of Historic Places

Monday, September 10, 2012 | 02:23 pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Historical Commission has announced six Tennessee sites have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.  The National Register of Historic Places is the nation’s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation.  It is part of a nationwide program that coordinates and supports efforts to identify, evaluate and protect historic resources.  The Tennessee Historical Commission administers the program in Tennessee.

Standing Stone State Park to Host National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship and Festival Sept. 15

Friday, September 07, 2012 | 02:07 pm

30th Annual Event Draws Country’s Best Players to Tennessee

NASHVILLE – Standing Stone State Park will host the National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15, drawing some of the country’s best players to Tennessee where they will match wit and skills in what is known as the world’s most challenging marble tournament.  In its 30th year, the event includes kids’ games, marble making, a swap meet, tournament play, demonstrations, live bluegrass music and food.  

Step Back in Time at Henry Horton State Park Sept. 14-15

Thursday, September 06, 2012 | 03:38 pm

State Parks’ 75th Anniversary Event Sept. 13; Ninth Annual Fall Festival Slated for Sept. 14-15 

CHAPEL HILL, Tenn. – Henry Horton State Park will host the Ninth Annual Step Back in Time Festival Sept. 14 – 15, featuring an 1840s encampment, horse-mounted shooters, arts and crafts, country petting zoo, a sheep dog / herding demonstration, bluegrass music, food and much more.  Activities will begin at 9 a.m. each day and will run until approximately 4 p.m.  A special 75th Anniversary celebration will be held on Thursday, Sept. 13.  All events are free and open to the public.  

Bledsoe Creek State Park to Hold Special Music Festival September 8

Wednesday, September 05, 2012 | 11:51 am

Event Will Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary

GALLATIN, Tenn. – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary, and to help commemorate this important milestone, Bledsoe Creek State Park will host a special music festival on Saturday, September 8, beginning at 11 a.m. through 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.