Environment & Conservation

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Designated a 2011 Top 10 Great Public Space in America

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 | 02:26 pm
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Designated a Top 10 Great Public Space in America
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Designated a Top 10 Great Public Space in America
Designation Part of American Planning Association’s Great Places in America Program
 
NASHVILLE – Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau and Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill joined Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, architect Kem Hinton, planner Lisa Milligan, Tennessee State Parks staff, and other state, city and private sector leaders today at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park to celebrate the American Planning Association’s recognition of the park as one of the Top 10 Great Public Spaces for 2011.

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park to Celebrate Designation as a 2011 Top 10 Great Public Space in America

Monday, October 17, 2011 | 02:45 pm
Designation Part of American Planning Association’s Great Places in America Program
 

NASHVILLE – Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau and Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill will join Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, architect Kem Hinton and other state, city and private sector leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, to celebrate the American Planning Association’s recognition of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park as one of the Top 10 Great Public Spaces for 2011.

Environment and Conservation Partnering for a Symposium on Recycling and the Economy

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 | 10:48 am
Event Oct. 26-27 to Focus on the Impact of Recycling on Economies, Jobs, Tax Revenues
 
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is partnering with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Southeast Recycling Development Council (SERDC) and the Tennessee Recycling Coalition to host a Symposium on Recycling and the Economy. The event will be held Oct. 26-27 at the Memphis Downtown Marriott and will feature discussions on how recycling impacts local, state and regional economies, jobs and tax revenues.

11 Counties Eligible to Receive State Recycling Rebates

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 | 10:47 am
Top waste generators based on 2010 reporting data are eligible 
 
NASHVILLE – The Department of Environment and Conservation’s Division of Solid Waste Management is notifying 11 counties and their municipalities that generate the most waste in Tennessee that they are eligible for recycling rebates based on their final 2010 waste generation reporting data.

2011 Pow Wow at Red Clay State Park Slated for October 21-23

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 | 11:07 am
Red Clay's Third Annual Pow Wow will feature traditional music, food and dance.
Red Clay's Third Annual Pow Wow will feature traditional music, food and dance.

Third Annual Event to Feature Native American Traditions

 
CLEVELAND, Tenn. – Red Clay State Park will host its Third Annual Pow Wow October 21-23, featuring traditional Native American dance, food and arts. Activities will begin at 9 a.m. each day. The festival is open to the public.