Your Network News

January 2020

We hope you all had a wonderful Holiday season and we are excited to see what 2020 has in store for the Tennessee River Basin Network. We would not be where we are today without our many partners and we look forward to engaging with you throughout the year. 

Please help us welcome our newest partner to the Network, The Florence Indian Mound and Museum. If your organization is interested in becoming a partner you can submit a form online.

The mission of the Tennessee River Basin Network is to inspire and empower the people of the Tennessee River Basin to effectively steward the region's aquatic biodiversity. 

Partner Spotlight

Danny Sells
We typically use this portion of the Newsletter to spotlight a partner organization, but we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight an individual Network member who retired the end of 2019 and has been an integral part of our Network's leadership over the past few years. Danny Sells recently retired from acting as the Executive Director for the Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts.  He also served the past year and a half on our Network's Steering Committee. Prior to working with the Tennessee Association of
Conservation Districts, Sells spent close to a decade in leadership roles for the Natural Resource Conservation Service. He also served as a field representative adviser to U.S. Senator Al Gore regarding agriculture and conservation. He recently received the Lifetime Achievement award from the TN Association of Conservation Districts for his lifelong dedication and voice for agriculture and conservation. Thanks, Danny, for your dedication over the years and your commitment to our Network!

World Fish Migration Day

World Fish Migration Day is a one day global celebration to raise awareness on the importance of free flowing rivers and migratory fish. If you would like to join our Network's Social Media work-group to help plan coordianted outreach on this day please contact

KY Asian Carp Director

Ron Brooks has been selected as Kentucky's first Asian Carp Program Director. According to Brooks, "This new position really allows me time to focus directly on the issue ... It really underscores the department's desire to ensure we're doing everything we can to fight Asian carp in Kentucky and throughout the southeast."

Keep Reading

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 11th, Huntsville AL

An evening of celebrating the great outdoors through film. The program features short films and documentaries with experts from across the state on hand for questions and guidance on how to get involved locally throughout AL.

Information & Tickets

Mussel Die-off Mystery Cases

A new short video and article by Voice of America highlights the Clinch River and current mussel die-off mysteries. 

View Video & Keep Reading

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