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Land Trust for Tennessee’s Emily Parish to Lead March Nature @ Noontime Program

Friday, February 27, 2015 | 10:07am

NASHVILLE --- Emily Parish, Director of Conservation for the Land Trust for Tennessee will be the featured speaker for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s March Nature @ Noontime.

The program will be held on Thursday, March 5 at the TWRA’s Region II Ray Bell Building located in the Ellington Agriculture Complex.

Mrs. Parish will speak about the history and programs for The Land Trust for Tennessee. Since joining the Land Trust, she has been instrumental in protecting almost 100,000 acres of Tennessee lands. She won the 2012 Nashville Emerging Young Leader Award for “Environment and Sustainability.” She is also a founding member of the Farmland Legacy Partnership, a 13-agency working group focusing on the protection of Tennessee farmland.

Hosted by the Information and Education Division, Nature @ Noontime is held the first Thursday of each month. TWRA Nature @ Noontime presentations are about natural resources related topics and last about 30-45 minutes, allowing time for discussion during the allotted lunch hour. Contact Don King (615) 781-6502 or by e-mail: don.king@tn.gov for more information.

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