Environment

Cleaner and Greener - calculate your emissions

Apps - over 100 environmental apps for your phone

Birds & Seeds - 2015 brochure from Lichterman Nature Center with info on seed swap and birding

Tennessee Smart Yards - Read about how to create a garden, by TN Smart Yards

Clean Marinas and Clean Boating(link is external) - TVA's list of certified areas in TN

Community Gardens Guide(link is external) - list of community gardens where you can volunteer

Education Resources(link is external) - lesson plans for teachers (k-12) on designing sustainable landscapes

Farmers Markets - map and info on all local farmers markets

Fieldprint Calculator - tool for farmers to estimate their footprint (read the article about this here).  

Greenhouse Gas data map(link is external) - see EPA's map for Tennessee

Health Benefits of Nature(link is external) - links to research in each health area

Health Tree Initiative(link is external) - training materials on keeping trees healthy(link is external)

National Tree Benefit Calculator(link is external) - see benefits of trees in terms of property value, energy savings, etc..

Native Rain Garden Plants for TN - See TN Smart Yard's list of plants

ParkScore(link is external) - compare and explore city parks around the country

Rain Barrel - Watch WKNO's The Family Plot to learn how to create your own rain barrel

Streamer(link is external) - trace where streams empty into

Sustainable Forestry(link is external) - series of articles by International Paper

Water App(link is external) - a water use calculator to see if you're 'water wise'

WaterSence - Water Buget Tool