Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina

10,000 Birds

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)

10,000 Birds

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

10,000 Birds

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

“Daughter records her dad singing ‘Tennessee Whiskey.’ Amazing.”

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Just watch it without reading anything first: I challenge you to listen and watch to the whole thing without trying to sing along, such is the power of the fun and romance of this voice and this song. A few favorite youtube comments: dude no homo but I want to lay on a mattress made of your voice.

Tennessee Activists Use Kayaks in Demand to Move Beyond Coal

Sierra Club Compass

" 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


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.

Ginnifer Goodwin Urges Tennessee Governor to Veto Ag Gag Bill


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 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

Sierra Club Compass

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

Environmental Economics

This picture was taken in Tennessee but still

Tennessee Bill Protects Teachers Who Challenge Evolution and Climate Change


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.

An Educational Mixed Flock

10,000 Birds

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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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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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.

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Tennessee Trees Yet to Feel Full Impact of Drought


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.

Taylor Swift Donates 14,000 Books to Tennessee Library


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

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

10,000 Birds

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.

2011 159

Greenways: The New Front Porch

Conservancy Talk

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.

Seminar day!

Environmental Economics

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

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.

DOE Shows The South How To Save Energy

Green Living Ideas

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


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.

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 130

Not funny

Environmental Economics

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 164

What Now?

10,000 Birds

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 180

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.

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. 

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


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

Comics Curmudgeon on the TVA

Environmental Economics

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 130

Insider’s guide to Great Smoky Mountain birding – Cades Cove

10,000 Birds

I’ve been birding on the Tennessee side of GSM for over thirty years; and Cades Cove is at the top of my easily accessible, ‘private’ habitats. This area, located in the southeastern Tennessee side, is one of the few open spaces in the park.

2018 207

Never Forget This, young Women of Today.

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But it was 1945 and she lived in the hills of rural Tennessee. My mother had dreams. Women had few options other than marriage and children. Arts & Culture Editor's Picks Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights 60s breaking the glass ceiling equal rights feminism hillary clinton mothers Rosa Parks The Suffragettes women in journalism

Wood-Warblers Heading South

10,000 Birds

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

2011 207

The Death of Chivalry. Long Live Chivalry 2.0.

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Growing up as a southern boy in Tennessee I was taught from a very early age to be a “gentleman.” And although that means different things to different people, I was raised. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) art chivalry compassion dating happiness Health & Wellness love mindfulness poetry relationships self love selflessness sex spirituality

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.

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How Do Conservationists Target Dams for Removal?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Take Tennessee. Tennessee has the highest freshwater biodiversity on the continent, and in many areas fish and mussel species could be helped by removing outdated dams. But Tennessee has 2,000 documented dams.

2017 84

What I'm doing this afternoon

Environmental Economics

University of Tennessee). "Are September 30. Michael Price. "Are There 'Hidden Costs' of Control in Naturally Occurring Markets: Evidence from Field Experiments" Supplemental Material. via www.business.appstate.edu. Submit your pointed questions for Mike in the comments section and I'll try to bring them up during the seminar

Carrie Underwood Fights with Local Rep Over Ag Gag Bill


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