reset
Viewed : 577 times

Three separate tracts near the Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant in Tennessee have been added to the Cherokee National Forest.

14 Oct 2021 | International News : U.S.A


Volkswagen of America and The Conservation Fund in the U.S.A have announced the completion of a multi-year effort to buy, conserve and transfer approximately 6,070 hectres of land to the U.S. Forest Service for inclusion in the Cherokee National Forest.

The protection of this land, consisting of three separate tracts near the Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant in Tennessee, enhances statewide efforts to help preserve wildlife habitats and cultural resources, improve water quality, and provide additional recreation access and environmental education to the community.

The conserved lands located in Monroe, Polk and Cocke counties are also open for public use and recreation, including hunting, wildlife viewing, and fishing.

You may also like

1-10 of 20