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News. Thursday, April 13, 2017

Window Cliffs State Natural Area Opens to the Public.

On April 7, 2017, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation held a grand opening for Window Cliffs State Natural Area, a beautiful recreational space within Burgess Falls State Park. The Land Trust for Tennessee partnered with the State of Tennessee to protect the land.

News. Friday, January 20, 2017

2016: A Record Year for Conservation

The Land Trust for Tennessee worked with families and a variety of partners to protect more than 18,400 acres of land in 2016. Here are a few highlights.

News. Thursday, November 10, 2016

PROTECTED: 4,061 acres in Sherwood, Franklin & Marion Cos.

The Land Trust for Tennessee and The Conservation Fund are excited to announce the protection of 4,061 acres of forestland in Franklin and Marion Counties of the South Cumberland region. Adapted from the full press release. After five years of hard work in partnership with The Conservation Fund and the State of Tennessee, this conservation effort …

News. Wednesday, November 02, 2016

PROTECTED: Lakeshore Park, Knoxville

The Land Trust for Tennessee is excited to announce the protection of Lakeshore Park – a 185-acre public park in the City of Knoxville. Adapted from the full press release. As of Wednesday, November 2, 2016, the natural, scenic and recreational values of Lakeshore Park are protected, and the land will remain a public park forever. …

News. Wednesday, October 12, 2016

PROTECTED: Tunnel Hill in Franklin Co.

The Land Trust for Tennessee is excited to announce the protection of Tunnel Hill – 411 acres just west of Sewanee in Franklin County. This forested property was the last remaining, unprotected, private tract separating Hawkins Cove State Natural Area and Bear Hollow Wildlife Management Area. With a bridge loan from Open Space Institute (OSI), The …

News. Friday, May 27, 2016

Liz McLaurin appointed CEO of The Land Trust for Tennessee

The Land Trust’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to appoint Liz Edsall McLaurin as CEO at the Annual Meeting on May 5. Liz adds the duties of CEO to her current role as president — an office she has held since July 1, 2015. The Land Trust’s founder, Jeanie Nelson, announced her plan to step down …