published Monday, December 16th, 2013

Tennessee acquires conservation easement for 3,282 acres in Grundy County

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry today announced it has acquired a conservation easement on 3,282 acres bordering South Cumberland State Park in Grundy County, a development that will allow the land to remain privately owned and managed as a working forest.

The land is near the 17-mile Fiery Gizzard Trail.

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., who “grew up hiking in the mountains of East Tennessee,” said he welcomed the announcement “to ensure the same opportunities will be available in the future for Tennesseans and visitors.”

For complete details, see tomorrow’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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