Environment & Conservation

Tennessee State Parks to Host June 2 Tennessee Trails Day Events

Thursday, May 31, 2012 | 03:45 pm

Pepsi Beverages Company Will Help Mark the Event with Special Giveaways Honoring Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary


NASHVILLE – In conjunction with National Trails Day, Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas will host a Tennessee Trails Day on Saturday, June 2, encouraging volunteers and outdoor enthusiasts to participate in several planned activities across the state.

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park to Hold Anniversary Event June 1

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | 05:55 pm

Public Invited to Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary and Tennessee’s 216th Statehood Anniversary


NASHVILLE – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary and to help commemorate this important milestone, Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park will hold a special ceremony on Friday, June 1, beginning at 11:30 a.m.  The event will also honor Tennessee’s 216th year as a state and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park’s own 16-year anniversary.

David Crockett State Park to Hold Anniversary Event May 26

Friday, May 25, 2012 | 12:10 pm

Celebration Will Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary


LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary, and to help commemorate this important milestone, David Crockett State Park will hold a special community Field Day and Birthday Party on Saturday, May 26, from 2 to 4 p.m.  The event is open to the public.

Roan Mountain State Park to Hold Anniversary Event May 26

Friday, May 25, 2012 | 12:06 pm

Celebration Will Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary 


ROAN MOUNTAIN, Tenn. – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary, and to help commemorate this important milestone, Roan Mountain State Park will hold a special Diamond Jubilee celebration on Saturday, May 26, from at 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Miller Farmstead.

Governor Bill Haslam Dedicates Tennessee's 54th State Park at Cummins Falls

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | 02:00 pm
Cummins Falls
Cummins Falls
Event Coincides with Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary
 
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today joined members of the General Assembly, local elected officials and members of the community to dedicate the newly created Cummins Falls State Park, the 54th addition to the Tennessee State Parks system. 

Tennessee Dedicates 54th State Park at Cummins Falls

Monday, May 21, 2012 | 10:13 pm
Governor Haslam and TDEC Commissioner Bob Martineau to Preside Over Ceremony
 
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau will join members of the General Assembly, local elected officials and members of the community on Tuesday, May 22, for a dedication ceremony announcing the newly created Cummins Falls State Park.   The new state park will serve as the 54th addition to the Tennessee State Parks system.   

Martineau Appoints Dr. Sandra Dudley to Lead TDEC's Division of Water Resources

Monday, May 21, 2012 | 03:06 pm
Dr. Sandra Dudley
Dr. Sandra Dudley

Nashville – Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau and Deputy Commissioner Dr. Shari Megreblian today announced Dr. Sandra Dudley, Ph.D., P.E. as the department’s Director of the new Division of Water Resources, effective June 1.  Dudley is currently the Executive Director of the Water Authority of Dickson County, where she has served since 2006.  She is also an Adjunct Professor for the institute for Sustainable Practices at Lipscomb University.