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Roosevelt students release trout they grew in classroom

 December 13th, 2013 10:40 pm by RICK WAGNER Bart Carter of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency talks to Roosevelt students about the importance of clean streams for the trout raised by the class. Photo by David Grace. KINGSPORT — The South Fork of the Holston River will have about 20 future inhabitants thanks to a city elementary… Continue Reading »

Meeting Minutes October 21, 2013

Trout Unlimited – Cherokee Charter #577 Meeting Minutes October 21, 2013 Present: see sign-in sheet (Guests: Mike and Katie Sheffield, Rob Pugh, Rachel Higginbotham, Andy) Next meeting: November 18, 2013 at 6:00pm Ryan’s Steakhouse  I.  Discussions and Announcements: A.Cherokee members Jerry and Allen met with Unicoi County Mayor. He and his recreation director will be… Continue Reading »

Trout in the Classroom

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We kick off our second year of the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) program with seven (7) programs in the East Tennessee area, thanks to our donors: TN Council of Trout Unlimited (especially TU license plate grant), Appalachian Power, Carters Ford Chapter DAR, City of Kingsport Stormwater Utility Program Citizens Bank, Kiwanis of Kingsport, Lowe’s… Continue Reading »

Meeting Minutes – September 16, 2013

Trout Unlimited – Cherokee Charter #577 Meeting Minutes September 16, 2013 Present: see sign-in sheet (no guests) Next meeting: October 21, 2013 at 6:00pm Ryan’s Steakhouse  I. Nominations and Election of Officers:  Nominations of Officers were announced as follows: President:Jerry Whitted VP:Mark Procopio Secretary:Lori Paris Treasurer:William (Butch) Clendenon Board Chair:Allen Robbins Webmaster:Steve Ayers 1yr Directors:Rick… Continue Reading »

Meeting Minutes August 19, 2013

Next meeting: September 16, 2013 at 6:00pm Ryan’s Steakhouse (Election of Officers/Directors) I. Discussions and Announcements A. On July 26th several Cherokee Chapter volunteers entertained 25 children at the Johnson City Parks and Recreation with Fly tying, antique fishing equipment and presentation on fly fishing.  A letter of appreciation was received. B. Four (4) Cherokee… Continue Reading »

Washington, Jul 22 – The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2014 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation includes funding for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Forest Service, and various independent and related agencies. In total, the bill includes… Continue Reading »

Trout Unlimited – Lines to Leaders

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 Welcome to August. The heart of summer, with Dog Days, vacations, picnics and hopefully a chance to fish from time to time. And guess who else is on vacation recess from Aug. 3- Sept. 8? Your Congress. This is a great time to reach out to and fill them in about all of the great… Continue Reading »

Meeting Minutes – July 15, 2013

Trout Unlimited – Cherokee Charter #577 Meeting Minutes July 15, 2013 Present: see sign-in sheet (transferred to Cherokee: Mark, Jennifer and Nicholas Procopio, Guests: Logan and family) Next meeting: August 19, 2013 at 6:00pm Ryan’s Steakhouse (Annual Nominations of Officers/Directors) I. Discussions and Announcements A. BOD meeting was held last week where grants for the… Continue Reading »

Trout in the Classroom Begins

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Starting this 2012 school year, Cherokee Chapter has launched the Trout Unlimited “Trout in the Classroom (TIC)” www.troutintheclassroom.org  program for East Tennessee. Three schools have chosen to participate; Innovation Academy Middle School in Kingsport (co-funded by Appalachian Power), Unicoi High School and Cloudland High School in Roan Mountain.  Each school receives trout eggs from the Erwin… Continue Reading »

Meeting Minutes – Aug 20, 2012

  Trout Unlimited – Cherokee Charter #577   Meeting Minutes   August 20, 2012   Present: see sign-in sheet (Guests and New members: Mike Bacon, John Hoober, Ed Beaulieu)   Next meeting: September 17, 2012 at 6:00pm Ryan’s Steakhouse (Annual Election of Officers)   I. Discussions and Announcements   A. The Trout Unlimited Tennessee License… Continue Reading »

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