Wildlife Habitat

Blythe Ferry

The Land Trust for Tennessee and The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) successfully partnered to purchase 68 acres of critical wildlife habitat located along Blythe Ferry Road near the confluence of the Hiwassee and Tennessee Rivers. This peaceful stretch of tall grasses was about to become a wastewater treatment facility for a high-density residential development. When …

Lost Cove

This habitat-rich 3,000 acres of land—which contains portions of Lost and Champion Coves adjacent to The University of The South (Sewanee) and extends to the boundary of privately held land at the bottom of Lost Cove—is now owned and managed by Sewanee for use as an outdoor academic laboratory and for recreation. This land is …

Snow Creek Reserve

Steve Reynolds  bought this property in 2012 as a place to hunt and relax with his family (all of the fields are named for his nine grandchildren). He placed a conservation easement on the property in 2013 to conserve the land for hunting, fishing and natural wildlife habitat. Snow Creek Reserve is located about five miles …

Corn Property

Blue Eyed Mary, Illustration by Lindsey Kernodle Jack Corn, an award-winning photographer with work displayed at the National Archives and Vanderbilt’s Special Collections, recently signed a conservation easement with The Land Trust for Tennessee, preserving his family’s beautiful wildflower hollow for generations to come. The Corns have identified over 100 species of wildflower on their …