If you enjoy the waters of the Tennessee River or have hiked, biked or camped near its banks, chances are that Clay Guerry had a hand in helping create part of your experience.
Ocoee No. 2 dam, which has generated electricity, provided recreation opportunities and stimulated economic development for decades, inducted into Hydro Hall of Fame.
With a little help from TVA scientists, a noted National Geographic explorer swings by the Tennessee Valley to photograph endangered aquatic life as part of a worldwide collection of rare species.
Three of TVA’s reservoirs in upper East Tennessee are running behind on the spring fill; here’s what that means and why you should get out and play anyway.
Eric Edwards is a TVA Dam Safety Engineer whose job as an inspector takes him into places that are encased in history — like an 18-foot-wide steel tube that’s shrouded by more than 8 miles of limestone.
Each year, TVA Fisheries biologists conduct fall fisheries sampling across the Tennessee River watershed.
The weekend is coming, and you plan to spend it with friends at an inviting, dispersed-camping area on TVA Public Land.
Everyone is talking about renewables being the future of energy. TVA is the original green power since 1933 – using 29 power-generating dams and the pumped storage plant near Chattanooga, Tenn.
Imagine a trail network that captures the natural beauty and unique history of the Tennessee River and its riverfront communities. A trail that puts you on the water, on a bike, hiking through the shoreline woods and stopping for a meal at the place the locals frequent.
There are numerous ways to recycle your live Christmas tree, but don’t just chuck it in one of our reservoirs! There’s a right way and a wrong way to dispose of it.
In the Tennessee Valley, the Section 26a permitting process serves as a vital link between TVA and property owners on the Tennessee River. Read more about the TVA staff supporting this work.
Millennials are described as being multitaskers who are achievement-oriented. Fishing, specifically fly fishing, was partly an answer to social distancing prompted by COVID-19. The sport has seen a surge among young anglers in the Tennessee Valley.
On nice days in the Tennessee Valley, individuals and families flock to TVA public lands to enjoy nature, but many of them also check the condition of their favorite place, and perhaps pick up trash, trim up branches and lend nature a helping hand. These are the volunteers of TVA’s Adopt a Spot and Adopt a Trail programs, and there’s room for you.
Headed to the lake for some summer adventures? Remember your trash bags and gloves for the #trashtag challenge!
In honor of National Trails Day, TVA spotlights its many miles of trails throughout the month of June.
COVID-19 is not throwing cold water on the 2020 Ocoee whitewater rafting season.
From trophies worthy of hanging on the wall to the simple joys of a bluegill on a little girl’s line, TVA lake fishing creates memories that cross generations. PLUS: 10 family-friendly destinations for fishing from the shore.
Get up close and personal with some of the fish that live in the Tennessee Valley — and learn more about TVA’s environmental stewardship mission — by visiting our mobile aquarium.
The Tennessee Valley's sheer biodiversity means it includes endangered and threatened species. TVA helps care for such species in many ways. Here's an example: a rare, lovely orchid.
A TVA-sponsored nature movie goes beneath the surface of the Tennessee Valley’s waters and takes you on a close-up tour of the astonishing variety of life in the water.