Bureau of Parks & Conservation
Shari Meghreblian, PhD
Bureau of Environment
The mission of the Department of Environment and Conservation is to enhance the quality of life for citizens of Tennessee and to be stewards of our natural environment by:
protecting and improving the quality of Tennessee’s air, land, and water through a responsible regulatory system;
protecting and promoting human health and safety;
conserving and promoting natural, cultural and historic resources; and
providing a variety of quality outdoor recreational experiences.