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Alex Wyss New Executive Director

The Tennessee State Parks Conservancy proudly announces the appointment of Alex Wyss as its new Executive Director, effective May 1, 2024. With over 30 years’ experience in conservation and fundraising, Wyss brings a wealth of expertise to his new role, where he will lead the Conservancy’s fundraising and preservation efforts to inspire the next generation and expand access to the natural wonders of Tennessee State Parks.

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Parks of Possibility: Creating New Memories at Radnor Lake State Park

Will and Candie Ferrell Discuss the Transformative Power of Community at Radnor Lake State Park’s All-Terrain Wheelchair Unveiling Event


Candie Ferrell and her son Will both foster a deep connection with nature, engaging in recreational opportunities and serving as stewards of their community. Their shared love for the Tennessee state parks system is not unique. The Ferrells are like any other family with a passion for the outdoors, except that their experiences differ from most.

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