Environment & Conservation

Tennessee Historical Commission Announces Slave Dwelling Project at Clover Bottom Mansion on May 22

Thursday, May 08, 2014 | 01:55 pm

Tennessee Historical Commission’s 2014 Awards Program Also to be Presented at

Special Preservation Month Event

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Historical Commission (THC) announced today that historic preservationist Joseph McGill, founder of the Slave Dwelling Project, will visit their offices at the historic Clover Bottom Mansion for a presentation, lecture, and overnight stay on May 22. The event is being held in conjunction with THC’s annual Certificate of Merit awards program, which also takes place that afternoon and is the focus of the agency’s activities for National Preservation Month.

Cedars of Lebanon to Host Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glade Wildflower Festival May 2-3

Friday, April 25, 2014 | 08:06 am

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cedars of Lebanon State Park will host the 37th Annual Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glade Wildflower Festival May 2-3. Held in partnership with the Center for Cedar Glade Studies of Middle Tennessee State University, this event will offer visitors an opportunity to learn more about the area through seminars, guided nature walks, exhibits, guest speakers and naturalist displays. All events are free and open to the public.

TDEC Announces Public Input Meeting Dates for 2015-2025 Statewide Integrated Solid Waste and Materials Management Plan

Thursday, April 17, 2014 | 11:01 am

Public participation process continues with second series of meetings to engage stakeholders in developing plan that will outline how Tennessee will reduce, manage and dispose of solid waste

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced the second round of public participation in the process to develop the 2015-2025 Statewide Comprehensive Integrated Solid Waste and Materials Management Plan.