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"Scenic Roots" offers conversations that matter in the heart of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.From the mountains to the river, our conversations are rooted deep within every corner of our community - reflecting who we are, who we were and who we can become.We engage with the news that affects our community, behind and beyond the headlines. We build bridges that span from creators and innovators to storytellers and the outdoors. We focus on our challenges as many communities in one - as we celebrate what inspires us. We resonate with countless voices - in words and spaces, sounds and songs.We are "Scenic Roots."Ray Bassett hosts and produces "Scenic Roots" at WUTC.

Scenic Roots - Weds 3/09/22

Scenic Roots - Weds 3/09/22
  • Ginny Kelly of The Land Trust for Tennessee in Chattanooga.
  • A Southern writer explored in “Flannery’s Cafe” at Chatt State.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”
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  • The Land Trust for Tennessee is a conservation nonprofit that protects thousands of acres across the Volunteer State - farms, landscapes, parks and forests. Here in Chattanooga, Ginny Kelly is six months into the job of Southeast Director at the Land Trust.
  • Let’s stay outdoors - and talk about plants. This Saturday, The Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones hosts its annual “Plant Natives” symposium here on our campus, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - in the UC auditorium, also available on Zoom.
  • “Flannery’s Cafe” is a play that delves into the world of Flannery O'Connor - and her notions of prejudice, grace and redemption through the characters in her Southern Gothic stories. Written by Peggy Douglas and Jason Tinney, the play opens Friday at Chattanooga State Community College, in partnership with the nonprofit Mark Making.