Michael Baker CEO of Tennessee Wildlife Federation
Trashing America the Beautiful

the beauty of our country. We seem blessed to have it all, from arctic mountains to tropical waters. Tennessee contains incredible diversity too, including those iconic amber waves of grain and purple mountains.

Despite our reverence for the majesty of our natural resources, Americans—and seemingly some Tennesseans in particular—have a knack for trashing it all.

A month ago, Tennessee Wildlife Federation asked for photos of litter in your communities that’s making our great outdoors a lot less great. Rural areas seem to get the worst of it.