Wednesday Dec 18
Conservation easement protects 3,200 acres in Grundy County
South Cumberland State Park lies atop the Cumberland Plateau in four different counties.
Knoxville News Sentinel
State, organizations secure conservation easement in Grundy County
A multiyear effort to protect 3,282 acres next to a nationally ranked hiking trail in Middle Tennessee has reached a successful conclusion.
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee acquires conservation easement for 3,282 acres in Grundy County
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry today announced it has acquired a conservation easement on 3,282 acres bordering South Cumberland State Park in Grundy County, a development that will allow the land to remain privately owned and managed as a working forest.
Study: Goat Mountain Trail could have $1.2M impact
A study has found that a planned rails-to-trails project in East Tennessee could have a $1.2 million net annual economic impact on surrounding communities.