Tuesday, September 16, 2014 · 11:27 a.m.

Outdoors

Biologists monitor Hiwassee River closely as TVA dam maintenance begins

On Monday, TVA completely shut down the hydroelectric generators at Apalachia Dam and begin spilling water over the top of the dam upstream from the Hiwassee River in Polk County. ...

Are politicians ignoring Tennessee wildlife?

The headline in the Mitchell, South Dakota, newspaper read, "Governor Commits to Action on Pheasant Habitat." ...

It is prime time for magical, mystical hummingbirds

Adorning the outdoors like ornaments on a Christmas tree, hummingbirds never hold still. ...

Tennessee Aquarium releasing 1,100 brook trout in regional streams

The fish have been reared in Chattanooga for nearly a year and will be released in Hampton Creek (Carter County, Tennessee) and Sycamore Creek (Cherokee National Forest). ...

Soddy-Daisy teenager hopes to join elite falconry club

A Soddy-Daisy teenager is hoping to join a very short list of lucky falconers in Tennessee. ...

Field Excursions: Hikes galore at the Great Stone Door

The South Cumberland State Park comprises 24,550 acres divided into several units scattered over four counties in Southeast Tennessee. ...
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