Environment & Conservation

Gov. Haslam, Titans and TN State Parks to Celebrate Success of the NFL Play60 Campaign at LP Field on Friday

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | 03:43 pm
NFL Play60 Campaign Encourages Young People to Lead Healthy Lifestyles
Nashville – The Tennessee Titans and Tennessee State Parks will join Gov. Bill Haslam for a visit to LP Field on Friday, March 30, at 2:15 p.m., in recognition of the NFL Play60 campaign and its success in promoting healthy lifestyles among Tennessee’s youth. 

$6.75 Million in Water and Wastewater Construction Loans Awarded

Thursday, March 15, 2012 | 03:58 pm
Low-Interest Loans Help Fund Infrastructure Improvements
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced today that two communities have been approved to receive a total of $6.75 million in low-interest loans for water and wastewater infrastructure improvements.

Nomination Deadline Extended for Governor’s 2012 Environmental Stewardship Awards

Thursday, March 15, 2012 | 03:57 pm
Environment and Conservation Seeks Environmental Achievers
NASHVILLE – The Department of Environment and Conservation has extended the nomination deadline for the Governor’s 2012 Environmental Stewardship Awards, which recognize Tennesseans who go above and beyond to protect the state’s diverse environment.  The deadline for nominations has been extended to April 30, 2012.

T.O. Fuller State Park Seeks Public Input on Conceptual Plans for Former Golf Course Property

Friday, March 09, 2012 | 04:16 pm
Community Meeting Slated for Wednesday, March 21
MEMPHIS – T.O. Fuller State Park will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, March 21, to present and discuss Tennessee State Parks’ conceptual plans for the revitalization of the park’s former golf course, which closed in the fall of 2011.  Beginning at noon, the meeting will be held at the facility that previously served as the golf course’s Pro Shop and is open to the public.