Tennessee

South Doyle Middle School NWF Schoolyard Habitat & Amphitheater

South Woodlawn Becomes First NWF Community Wildlife Habitat in Tennessee

The City of Knoxville, Tennessee, has a mounting reputation for being a top destination for outdoor recreation. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians Mountains, it’s just about 45 minutes …

Smoket the Bear on the job...but not for long, if some members of Congress get their way (Wikimedia Commons)

Only Congress Can Prevent Smokey Bear’s Death by Budget Cuts

You read that title right. Smokey (along with Woodsy Owl) is part of the U.S. Forest Service’s suite of programs aimed at advancing conservation education among American students and the public …

Flooding in downtown Memphis, May 2011 (via Flickr's Chris Wieland)

Climate Crisis Fueling Mississippi River’s Historic Floods

The Mississippi River is experiencing its second “500-year flood” since 1993. That’s no freak occurrence – it’s a result of man-made carbon pollution changing our climate. “All extreme weather events …

Interview at Lightning 100 in Nashville

I was interviewed today by Lightning 100 WRLT in Nashville in advance of my book presentation and signing at Lipscomb University Tuesday at 7 pm. Lipscomb understands that students across …

Outdoor Kids: A “Child’s Eye” View

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