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Jeff Hunter – Tennessee Field Organizer Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition Presentation February 25

February 25 @ Pendergrass Library
on the Agriculture Campus
Brown Bag it 12-1.

Jeff Hunter, coordinates the Tennessee Wild project for the Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition. Tennessee Wild is dedicated to protecting wilderness on the Cherokee National Forest for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future generations. Hunter, a naturalist, avid fisherman and backpacker will be speaking at a brown bag lunch at Pendergrass Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine Library on Thursday February 25.
The presentation will focus on Tennessee Wild’s effort to protect more than 20,000 acres of the Cherokee National Forest as wilderness. This includes expansions of the Joyce Kilmer, Slickrock Wilderness and the establishment of the brand-new nearly 10,000-acre Upper Bald River Wilderness. In addition, Hunter will discuss recreational opportunities on the forest. A question and answer period will follow.

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