Frances Figart

Author Articles

Tennessee’s Wildest State Park Deserves an Eco-Approach

Photo by Joye Ardyn Durham The 10,000-acre Rocky Fork watershed in Northeast Tennessee is Appalachia at its...

Public comments reveal widespread opposition to development in Rocky Fork

Public comments reveal that most want to see Rocky Fork protected from a proposed road and future development.

Rocky Fork: A Wild Place Worth Saving – Again

In its new state park, Tennessee plans to build a large road on a steep mountainside, which would damage stream water quality and threaten...