Click here to Read the Tennessean Opinion article Gov. Haslam’s amended budget will be released on Monday! ASK NOW for him to include $35 million to conserve forested corridors that protect water! 615-253-7730 to add Senate Budget Amendment 81/House Budget Amendment 152 to his amended budget.
Please support House Budget Amendment #152 and Senate Budget Amendment #81! YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED! See the steps you can take below…AND please FORWARD this message to your friends and colleagues! We need you to let your voice be heard for the next two weeks! Many of the 22 legislators we have met in the … More Make Calls Today! The Governor’s amended budget is due out in two weeks, let’s try to get this $35 million in it!
(Will be updated with signed copy when AMENDMENT NO. assigned) AMENDMENT NO.________________ __________________________________ Signature of Sponsor AMEND Senate Bill No. 0483 House Bill No. 0511 by adding the following new item at the end of Section 12: Item ___. In addition to any other funds appropriated by the provisions of this act, there is appropriated … More The $35 Million Budget Amendment is filed. Contact Governor and Legislators for their Support!
Thank You to Our Sponsors in the TN Legislature! Great News for conservation in Tennessee. $35 Million budget amendment introduced for clean water, historic preservation and farmland. Thank you Sen. Ketron, Rep. McDaniel, Rep. Sargent and Rep. McCormick!
“Water remains one of the key driving points for economic development in Tennessee, as well as the global economy. The site selection process for new or expanding business is often based on the availability of capable and efficient water and wastewater services. These services are not possible without available natural resources that can meet both … More Water drives economic development in Tennessee
We are grateful for our blessings. For water-rich and green Tennessee. For the beauty and bounty we’ve had growing up here. We’re grateful to Governor Haslam’s administration for the 24,000 acres that have been conserved during this administration at Pogue Creek Canyon, Cummins Falls, Virgin Falls, and Rocky Fork and so many others. But more … More Our Mission is Critical
Our Mission: Conserve 4% more of Tennessee’s 27 million acres by 2050 in forested corridors to protect water; Conserve farmland and our history. For our children, wildlife, and economy. Toward this mission, our work together in 2017 will defend & increase State conservation funding in Tennessee. We are grateful for the 24,000 acres Governor Haslam’s … More Mission (in brief)
Compare Tennessee to other places on Earth; we live in paradise – “the greenest state in the land of the free.” Green because we are water rich with more than 60,000 miles of rivers and streams. Tennessee is located just south of where once the great ice sheets that scraped off most life in ice […]
… More Tennesee is green. We’d like to keep it that way. And there are compelling economic reasons to do so.