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Natural Resources

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Our natural resources team plays a vital role in the preservation and enhancement of the urban green spaces. Their primary responsibility is to ensure the sustainable management of natural resources within the parks. This dedicated team works tirelessly to protect and conserve local flora and fauna, maintain healthy ecosystems, and promote biodiversity. They engage in activities such as tree planting, invasive species control, and habitat restoration to create a harmonious balance between human enjoyment of the parks and the well-being of the environment. Additionally, the team educates the public about the importance of preserving natural resources, fostering a sense of environmental stewardship within the community. Overall, the natural resources team's efforts contribute to the long-term sustainability and ecological health of city parks, enriching the quality of life for residents and visitors alike.

Projects in Chattanooga include
Heritage_Park_Meadow_3.jpgRestoring wetlands at Heritage Park, Carver Park, Eastlake Park, our Riverparks. 

Our team is actively creating pollinator and rain gardens in several locations, including medians and parking lots. One of the larger pollinator gardens is located at Warner Park next to the Chattanooga Fitness Center. Note the video below. 



Our group of scientists has implemented several innovative and unique ideas to help protect and restore numerous greenspaces in Chattanooga. Check out some of the stories below! 


Chattanooga Parks and Outdoors
200 River St
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 643-7866

City of Chattanooga - Special Events
200 River St
Chattanooga, TN 37405


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