Tennessee Department of Agriculture to Open New Forestry Office

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 | 3:27pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Forestry work center on May 8 at 9 a.m. CDT in Crossville, Tenn.

The work center will consolidate three current Forestry offices into one centralized office to save costs, improve workflow efficiency and provide a location for Forestry personnel to store and maintain wildland firefighting equipment.

An area forester will be based at the new work center to assist landowners with property stewardship. The building will also include a call center for burn permit requests and space to host outreach and educational events for the community.

WHO:  Tennessee Department of Agriculture

WHAT:  Groundbreaking ceremony for new Crossville work center

WHEN:  Monday, May 8 at 9 a.m. CDT

WHERE:  2670 Highway 127S, Crossville, TN

All media are invited to attend this ceremony. Contact Tim Phelps at Tim.R.Phelps@tn.gov or 615-428-5913 for more information.