Harvey Broome Group

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 About the Harvey Broome Group: As one of four Groups within the Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club, the Harvey Broome Group is based in Knoxville, TN, and focuses on Knox and 25 other counties in East Tennessee. We undertake important conservation and social justice issues, offer year-round outings to enhance appreciation of the outdoors, and present monthly programs that range from experts in environmental issues to entertaining speakers who have explored our world.  See the About Us page for more about who we are and what we do.

Who was Harvey Broome? He was Knoxville born (1902) and raised, graduated from the University of Tennessee and Harvard Law School, became a famous conservationist, well-known author, long-time president of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club, and was a founder of the Wilderness Society. He died in 1968. See more about Harvey Broome here

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Read our statements about proposed projects for the
Great Smoky Mountains National Park/Foothills Parkway extension
Frozen Head State Park/RV Park

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Harvey Broome Group - Member Connection Update

We want to stay in touch with you but we found that our newsletters and messages aren't reaching some of you because we have the wrong email address or phone number in our membership database. We would like to fix that, so our membership committee may be reaching out to you and asking you to update your information. The best way to update is through your Sierra Club account.

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Note: Consult the HBG website Calendar for updates to our calendar. If you wish to attend a program or ExCom meeting virtually, click on the calendar link to the meeting, fill in your contact info, and a link will be sent to you via email. Questions regarding HBG events should be addressed to HBG Chair Jerry Thornton.

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Check our calendar for meetings, programs, events and outings.

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Membership AwardsAlready a member? Great! Renew your membership online today at a special $15 rate and get your choice of binoculars, a fleece blanket, or the exploration day. Click on the Join or Renew buttons at the top of the page.




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