East Tennessee Environmental Educators (ETEE) is a group of environmental professionals focused in public education and outreach regarding the diverse ecosystems of the East Tennessee region.  Their work is funded through a 604(b) grant to the East Tennessee Development District from the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation.  In the 2022 calendar year, the program will be focused in three rural counties of ETDD:  Cocke, Monroe, and Union Counties.

Cocke County

The ETEE project team held a kick-off meeting with Cocke County Mayor Crystal Ottinger and Solid Waste Director Chandler Hembree on March 25, 2022.

Monroe County

The ETEE project team held a kick-off meeting with Monroe County Mayor Mitch Ingram and Solid Waste Director Stacy Chambers on February 4, 2022.

Union County

The ETEE project team held a kick-off meeting with Union County Mayor Jason Bailey, Keep Union County Beautiful Director, Tammie Carter, and Executive Assistant Heather Sizemore on February 17, 2022.

For more information about the East Tennessee Environmental Educators, contact Tim Hendrick at thendrick@etdd.org.