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Sawmill Branch – Daylighting Project

The temperature was not quite 50 degrees Saturday morning April 5, 2014, but the air was calm and the sun was shining during our daylighting project on Sawmill Branch in the Cherokee National Forest.  At 9:30 that morning, twelve Cherokee Chapter TU members met with three US Forest Service staff to remove vegetation and low… Continue Reading »

Cherokee Chapter Origins Story

We have a chance to win prizes and more if you would be so kind as to log onto the TU blog link below and vote for the Origins Story posted about our Cherokee Chapter.  Please send to friends and family; we need as many votes as possible!!!!   http://www.tu.org/connect/groups/origin-stories#.Ux8mb0r1nj8.gmail   This is also a reminder… Continue Reading »

Fly Tying Classes

Fly Tying Classes are available for the public at 6 PM every Thursday at the Greeneville HS Science Room unless the city school is closed for that day. For more information, contact Bob Ross at 423-620-0790.                                    

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 »

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