Groups are mobilizing to “re-leaf” the region. But they’re finding that it’s not just the pandemic that’s complicating efforts, but also the hesitations of a community that fears the destructive threat of falling trees.
Something has turned the water bright red this year in one of the wetlands within Shelby Bottoms in East Nashville. It has caused photos and discussions to pop up across social media.
Fans of Curious Nashville have asked us several wonderful and weird questions about animals, and we’ve answered a few. But until now, that reporting hasn’t appeared in our podcast — and some of the facts and quirky details had to be trimmed out of the stories when they aired on the radio.
The oldest elephant in Tennessee turns 70 this week — a life that has far surpassed expectations and that is being celebrated by The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald.
Listen / Tim White works for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. That puts him on the front line of any change in the state’s fauna, including the arrival of armadillos.