TDOT’s Statewide Pollinator Program

  • April 11, 2022
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Zoom option?

Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones Presents:

TDOT’s Statewide Pollinator Program

with Shawn Bible
Monday, April 11, 2022 at 6:00pm EDT
63 E. Main St., Chattanooga TN - Check website for possible Zoom set up

Shawn Bible will share information about the plantings that have been done by the Tennessee Department of Transportation.  She will also share information about the modifications to TDOT’s mowing and herbicide programs that have been instituted to encourage pollinators, as well as TDOT’s pollinator education programming and their partnerships with other government offices and groups to encourage pollinators. She will also talk about the extensive plant and planting resources TDOT is now providing on the TDOT Beautification web site. She will also wrap up with some of TDOT’s plans and hopes for the future.

Shawn Bible is the Manager of the Beautification Office in the Environmental Division of the Tennessee Department of Transportation. The Beautification Office manages a wide variety of environmentally oriented programs and community outreach services such as Adopt-A-Highway, Litter Grant, roadside landscaping, pollinator plantings and programs and the Scenic Byways Program. In addition, the Beautification Office partners with Keep Tennessee Beautiful as a State Affiliate of Keep America Beautiful. The Beautification Office also provides regulatory enforcement for outdoor advertising and junkyards statewide. Ms. Bible came to TDOT from Nashville’s Keep America Beautiful affiliate, Metro Beautification & Environment Commission. She has thirty two years of experience working with community litter prevention and urban forestry programs. While at Metro Beautification & Environment, Ms. Bible helped with many tree planting and educational projects. She also provided technical expertise for the Metro Tree Advisory Committee and served as the chair of the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council.

Ms. Bible has a degree in forestry from the University of the South in Sewanee Tennessee. She lives with her husband in the historic Richland West End neighborhood in Nashville Tennessee.

Free Public Programs

Free Public Programs, presented by the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones are generally offered on the 2nd Monday of each month at green|spaces, 63 E. Main St., Chattanooga TN, unless otherwise noted.  Until further notice, masks are required at all in-person meetings.

Links for virtual programs via Zoom will be posted on the Wild Ones website in the weeks preceding each virtual program:

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