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Artnet News: Extreme Weather Is Threatening Museums Around the Globe. Here’s What They’re Doing About It.
As tides and temperatures rise, museums are rallying to protect themselves.
Laurence County Advocate: East Tennessee’s Soak Creek is named the states’s first Scenic River in fifteen years
“Soak Creek is a truly remarkable scenic river corridor,” said Jane Polansky, administrator of Tennessee’s Scenic Rivers Program.
TN Ledger: Soak Creek earns Scenic River designation
The Tennessee state legislature has named Soak Creek, a tributary of the Piney River in East Tennessee, as the state’s newest Scenic River.
Times Gazette: 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 News: 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.
Miami.com: 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.
Rhea Review: Grandview Man Named ‘Conservationist of the Year’
Tennessee Wildlife Federation, a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of Tennessee’s natural resources, recently hosted the 52nd Annual Conservation Achievement Awards.
Tennessee Wildlife Federation: 17 Recognized at 52nd Annual Conservation Achievement Awards
Tennessee Wildlife Federation recently hosted the 52nd Annual Conservation Achievement Awards. The ceremony was held in Nashville and presented 17 awards to recipients from all corners of the state.
ABC News Channel 9: 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.
Miami New Times: 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.