Environment & Conservation

Edgar Evins State Park to Hold Anniversary Event August 9

Wednesday, August 01, 2012 | 01:27 pm

Celebration Will Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary

SILVER POINT, Tenn. – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary, and to help commemorate this important milestone, Edgar Evins State Park will hold a special community event on Thursday, August 9, beginning at 1:30 p.m.  The event is open to the public.  

T.O. Fuller State Park to Hold Anniversary Event August 4

Wednesday, August 01, 2012 | 01:26 pm

Annual Fuller Fest Will Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary 

MEMPHIS – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary, and to help commemorate this important milestone, T.O. Fuller State Park will hold a special community event on Saturday, August 4, beginning at 9 a.m. as part of its annual Fuller Fest celebration.  This event is open to the public.  

TDEC Offering Statewide Brownfields Grant Workshops in August and September

Wednesday, August 01, 2012 | 01:24 pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will host a series of statewide Brownfields grant-writing workshops in August and September.  The workshops are designed to help local governments and communities understand the grant application process for a variety of funding opportunities offered by EPA.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area to Hold Anniversary Event July 28

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 | 04:08 pm

Celebration Will Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary 

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary, and to help commemorate this important milestone, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will hold a special community event on Saturday, July 28, beginning at 1 p.m. This event is open to the public.  

Calorie Cards Help Tennessee State Parks Visitors Make Healthy Food Choices

Monday, July 23, 2012 | 10:46 am
Calorie cards provide information to patrons of Tennessee State Parks restaurants
Calorie cards provide information to patrons of Tennessee State Parks restaurants

NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks’ eight restaurants now prominently post calorie content information, allowing visitors and staff members to make informed decisions about their food choices. This partnership initiative of the Tennessee Department of Health and the Department of Environment and Conservation complements ongoing efforts to encourage personal fitness among Tennessee residents and visitors.

Tennessee State Parks’ Traveling 75th Anniversary Exhibit Hits Road

Thursday, July 19, 2012 | 03:05 pm

Specially Designed Trailer Brings State Parks’ Unique History to Communities Across Tennessee

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau and Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill today announced the premiere of Tennessee State Parks’ new traveling anniversary exhibit that will take state parks’ unique history on the road.