Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina

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The Tennessee Warbler is a poster child for the boreal forests of Canada and the far northern United States. As autumn arrives and the days get shorter and cooler Tennessee Warblers make their way south to Central America and northern South America, sometimes as far south as Ecuador.

Stop the Tennessee Sandhill Crane Hunt! (Again)

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Yes, the earth has gone around the sun twice since the uproar from birders and other lovers of wildlife managed to convince the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to table the idea of hunting Sandhill Cranes in Tennessee for two years. Tennessee started a festival around the event, just for wildlife watchers. The cranes liked the superabundant food, and a lot of them decided to hang around and spend the winter in Tennessee.

Hooded Crane in Tennessee

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Get yourself to Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge in Meigs County, Tennessee! Now this is a bird worth seeing ! Asides cranes

What the Tennessee Wildfires taught me about Compassion.

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This is exactly why I stopped reading the comments section on anything: Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality comments compassion curiosity disaster gatlinburg judgement tennessee wildfires

Love Wins in America, But Not in the Hearts of Some Young Men: Shooting in Tennessee.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education WAYLON: Today Only extremism gun laws Jihad murder tennessee shootingsWho was this man and what could bring him to shoot four people dead?

Go to the Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival

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The more ecotourism dollars earned through the festival the more likely that the Sandhill Crane hunt there will go from tabled for two years to permanently cancelled. The festival is next weekend, 14-15 January, and will be held at Hiwassee Refuge so, who knows, maybe you will get to see the vagrant Hooded Crane as well! Asides

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam Vetoes Ag Gag Bill

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Tennessee Gov. Read More The post Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam makes animal activists rejoice in his decision to veto his state''s Ag Gag bill. Bill Haslam Vetoes Ag Gag Bill appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Featured News bill haslam carrie underwood

Ginnifer Goodwin Urges Tennessee Governor to Veto Ag Gag Bill

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Read More The post Ginnifer Goodwin Urges Tennessee Governor to Veto Ag Gag Bill appeared first on Ecorazzi. Ginnifer Goodwin may not be vegan anymore, but she still sides with animal rights activists when it comes to protecting whistleblowers and uncovering animal cruelty.

Tennessee Activists Use Kayaks in Demand to Move Beyond Coal

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" Tennessee's eight coal plants are among hundreds in the U.S. The report didn't just showcase TVA's lousy record in Tennessee.    Tennessee activists want to avoid a repeat of that disaster. Sometimes it's best to take a kayak to a coal fight.

Carrie Underwood Tweets Anger Over Tennessee Ag Gag Bill

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Carrie Underwood is not happy with Tennessee lawmakers passing an Ag Gag bill preventing undercover filming of animal abuse. Read More The post Carrie Underwood Tweets Anger Over Tennessee Ag Gag Bill appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie: 3 Themes Everyone Can Relate With. ~ Heather Grimes {A Review}

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I had the good fortune of seeing The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, on Broadway while in New York City last month. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Inspiring (Wow) New York family issues limitations playwright Tennessee williams The Glass Menagerie I belabored how to write about it for weeks, with little success.

What We Can All Learn from the Catastrophe of Tennessee Williams’ Success.

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Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Inspiring (Wow) catastrophe essay glass menagerie success Tennessee williams "I was not aware of how much vital energy had gone into this struggle until the struggle was removed. I was out on a level plateau with my arms still thrashing and my lungs still grabbing at air that no longer resisted. This was security at last.".

Five Years After Tragic Disaster in Tennessee, Still No Coal Ash Safeguards

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22, marks five years since the Kingston Coal Plant’s ash dam in Tennessee ruptured, sending more than a billion gallons of toxic sludge into homes, onto farmland, and into the Emory and Clinch Rivers in Roane County - one of the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. This coming Sunday, Dec.

Would someone let the Kentucky AG know that I was price gouged last week

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This picture was taken in Tennessee but still

An Educational Mixed Flock

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My mind was already trying to place it, coming up with Northern Parula (though I saw no real blue), Red-eyed Vireo (though it seemed too small), and Tennessee Warbler (though the lack of a good look at the face made that a tough call). It was a Tennessee Warbler and the identification was clinched by the tiny, pointed bill, the thin eye-line, and the green back and wings. Tennessee Warblers have a thin, dark eye-line and a small, thin, sharply-pointed bill.

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Tennessee Bill Protects Teachers Who Challenge Evolution and Climate Change

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The Guardian this morning reports that " The state legislature of Tennessee has given legal cover to public school teachers to challenge the science of evolution and climate change , in a move that looks set to deepen a debate about politicisation of the classroom.

Taylor Swift Donates 14,000 Books to Tennessee Library

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The 22-year-old singer, popular for hits like “Love Story," is lending a helping hand to the Nashville Public Library by restocking its shelves. Read More. Causes News People Top News taylor swift

Check into Virgin Hotels, get a Tesla ride

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Chicago Green Travel News Illinois Nashville New York New York City North America Tennessee The Americas United States Chicago green hotel Tesla at Chicago hotel Virgin Hotels Chicago Virgin Hotels Nashville Virgin Hotels New York

A Tribute to Southern Men.

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Enlightened Society Family Literary Journal Love chivalry deep south georgia poem southern men Tennessee The SouthI was raised on sweet tea and fried chicken. On manners and Sunday school and revivals and county fairs.

2017 62

The Local Business I cannot Support.

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Arts Enlightened Society Equal Rights boycott Franklin Tennessee knitting pink pussy hats The Joy of Knitting trump women's march

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Tennessee Trees Yet to Feel Full Impact of Drought

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Nashville, TN tree specialist Flavio Martinez, owner of Kaily's Tree Service says Tennessee residents are yet to feel the full impact of this summer's drought on the state’s economy. Nashville area residents should expect more dead trees in the coming year and this could affect Tennessee's economy.

56 Places to Avoid the Mall on Black Friday (in TN)

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If you live anywhere near Tennessee, the entire state park system is offering free ranger-guided hikes in all 56 state parks on Friday, November 23. Check HERE to find a Tennessee state park near you, and let’s change ‘black’ Friday into ‘bird’ Friday! Outdoor-busters for ‘Bird’ Friday.

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ACTION ALERT! Tomorrow, MARCH 15, 2011, is the deadline for public.

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If you wrote to Tennessee in the 10,000 Birds campaign this winter, you can cut and paste your letter, changing “Tennessee&# to “Kentucky.&# We fought them back in Tennessee; there’s a two-year stay on their proposal. Please reconsider this proposal, and consider taking a lesson from what happened in Tennessee. Ohio has tracked two families of their state-endangered breeding sandhill cranes and found them to have wintered over in Tennessee in 2010.

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The Cherokee National Forest just got bigger!

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This particular land near the Tennessee-Georgia border is critical as a protection for Taylor Branch, a tributary of the Conasauga River. In the area live 15 species from Tennessee’s threatened and endangered list, as well as 11 aquatic species from the federally endangered list.

2018 229

Greenways: The New Front Porch

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by Paul Kingsbury, communications manager, The Nature Conservancy in Tennessee . Urban cities and nature greenways hiking natures benefits outdoor recreation Paul Kingsbury tennessee urban conservation walking Yes, greenways are great places to exercise.

2014 114

Light Eating in Lynchburg.

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Adventure Food Health & Wellness dining gluten free healthy travel Jack Daniels distillery Lynchburg restaurants southern perks cafe Tennessee travel vegan travelJust an hour or so south of Nashville, you’ll find the small town on Lynchburg.

Seminar day!

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University of Tennessee. Fri, 02/06/2015. Linking listing and delisting decisions under the Endangered Species Act: A case study of gray wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains. Charles Sims. Download Paper PDF. Seminar, PH 3010 2pm

DOE Shows The South How To Save Energy

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Tennessee has the second highest energy consumption in the nation due to its lack of energy efficiency in state building codes. The DOE and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are building a demonstration with the TVA at the Campbell Creek subdivision near Knoxville, Tennessee to show the cost advantages of [.] [ DOE Shows The South How To Save Energy from Green Living Ideas ].

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Off Duty Firefighter Rescues Dog From a Burning Building

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A mystery rescuer who rushed into a burning home in Tennessee to save a dog has been identified as an off-duty firefighter. Brandon and April Gourley of Springfield, Tennessee were away Read More The post Off Duty Firefighter Rescues Dog From a Burning Building appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Not funny

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If you know me well, and who doesn't, then you know I like Tennessee jokes (insert your own dang Kentucky joke here): Like businessmen everywhere, the college sports executives [attending the IMG Intercollegiate Athletics Forum ] bemoaned the high cost of doing business these days.

2012 204

WATCH: Pepsi Pulls Ads from Horse Show Due to Animal Cruelty

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Pepsi pulls ads from Tennessee horse show after video surfaces of horrific animal cruelty. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News

Picture of the Day

Environmental Economics

While waiting for Official Oldest Daughter of Env-Econ's (OODEE) softball team to start an 8AM softball game at the NSA 16U Nationals in Chattanooga, Tennessee last week, I decided to play with my iPhone's panorama feature. 

In Costa Rica, Fall is our Spring

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Baltimore Orioles are coming to feeders in November and checking out avocado trees (I saw six of them doing just that a few hour ago), Tennessee Warblers are masquerading as Old World warblers in most places, and small flocks of Rose-breasted Grosbeaks are making appearances.

Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of September 2018)

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He did, however, manage to see a migratory Tennessee Warbler at Kissena Park on Saturday morning and he decided that was his Best Bird of the Weekend. Many birders have places they return to year after year, special pilgrimages promising scenes and species they see nowhere else.

2018 151

Things Indiana Jones and I have in common.

Environmental Economics

A scientist from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville has discovered that a species of snake, the Cuban boa, hunts in groups, and through teamwork improve their chances of catching prey. we're both college professors, and we both hate snakes : Get ready to update your nightmares.

What Now?

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Last Friday, a Kirtland’s Warbler appeared in Central Park for the first time ever, shortly before I was obliged to get on a plane to Tennessee.

2018 179

Comics Curmudgeon on the TVA

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I guess it really shouldn’t come as surprise that a strip that thinks of the Tennessee Valley Authority as a universally recognized cultural touchstone would also think of efforts to dredge navigation channels and build enormous dams as a “conservation project.”. Momma, 7/13/11.

2011 158

Wood-Warblers Heading South

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Every spring the wood-warblers come north bedecked in breeding finery and every autumn they head back south again in more muted colors.

2011 266

Identification of Causal Effects in Environmental and Energy Economics: Call for Papers

Environmental Economics

Center for Public Policy ( [link] ) in association with the Department of Economics, at the University of Tennessee, ( [link] ) will host a workshop on the Identification of Causal Effects in Environmental and Energy Economics on Monday and Tuesday, July 15-16, 2013, in Knoxville, Tennessee.

2012 194

7 State Parks for Fall Colors and Birding

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Rocky Fork State Park, Tennessee. Leaves and birds in the Appalachian Mountains. From now through the first week of November (2018) autumn leaves are peaking along the ridges and valleys of the Appalachians. This time of year is doubly good if you’re also a birder!

2018 219

Carrie Underwood Fights with Local Rep Over Ag Gag Bill

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Country singer Carrie Underwood continues to speak out against Tennessee''s Ag Gag bill and fights for animal rights. Read More The post Carrie Underwood Fights with Local Rep Over Ag Gag Bill appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News carrie underwood

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Animal Rescue Worker Saves 21 Dogs From Shelter Fire

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Tammy Carper, an animal rescue worker from Tennessee, risked her own life to save 21 dogs from a shelter fire on Jan. Carper is a driver by day for Movin’ Read More The post Animal Rescue Worker Saves 21 Dogs From Shelter Fire appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals News Top News

PhD programs in US economics departments with fields in environmental economics

Environmental Economics

University of Tennessee. I was recently advising an economics student about PhD programs in US economics departments (straight econ, not agricultural or other departments) with fields in environmental economics. I excluded ag econ because of the more limited teaching opportunities at the non-RI university (other than East Carolina University and Appalachian State University, who would hire an aggie in an economics department?):