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Locals receive state wildlife awards

Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to the conservation of Tennessee’s wildlife and natural resources, recently hosted the 52nd Annual Conservation Achievement Awards.

Knox Public Works gets sustainability award

Knox Public Works gets sustainability award

The Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works was among winners of 2017 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards announced Wednesday by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

After a $12 million remodel, The Bass is finally reopening this year

After a $12 million remodel, The Bass is finally reopening this year

In a statement, George Lindemann, President of The Bass Board of Directors, explains that the new building meets the needs of The Bass’ goals: “More than just a building renovation, The Bass’ transformation brings the physical museum to the level of its curatorial ambition.

Tennessee Wildlife Federation presents conservation awards

Tennessee Wildlife Federation presents conservation awards

Upon moving to Tennessee, avid paddler and conservationist George Lindemann, learned that Soak Creek, along the edge of his new property, was listed as a favorite backcountry paddling route. Lindemann organized, funded, and led a coalition of landowners, conservation groups, and state program leaders to secure unanimous, bipartisan approval designating Soak Creek as a Tennessee State Scenic River—the first new designation in 15 years.

The Bass Museum to Finally Reopen October 8

The Bass Museum to Finally Reopen October 8

After a year of construction delays, the Bass is set to reopen October 8 with a major retrospective of artist Ugo Rondinone. Miami Beach’s only major art institution temporarily shuttered in 2016 for a major renovation that would almost double its programmable space without altering the historic building’s footprint.

A Day with Frank de Biasi

A Day with Frank de Biasi

Though he’s classically trained and certainly appreciates traditional technique, Frank de Biasi never stops searching for what’s next. The New York–based designer, who cut his teeth working for Peter Marino before breaking out on his own, has conceived interiors ranging from a classically appointed boathouse to an art-filled, kaleidoscopically patterned Miami manse.

Soak Creek added to Cumberland Trail

Soak Creek added to Cumberland Trail

When George Lindemann first purchased property in Cumberland County, he intended to farm cattle. “Now, when I’m there, I go to hike or to paddle,” said Lindemann. “And I get people to come visit.”

CUMBERLAND COUNTY BUSINESSMAN MAKES MAJOR LAND DONATION TO STATE

CUMBERLAND COUNTY BUSINESSMAN MAKES MAJOR LAND DONATION TO STATE

A Cumberland County businessman has made a major land donation to the state. According to Tennessee’s Deputy Commissioner of Parks and Conservation Brock Hill, George Lindemann, who is a major landowner in the surrounding area, including Rhea and Bledsoe Counties, donated 1,034 acres around the Soak Creek area to the Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park.

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