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MTSU Student Angele Latham Wins Seventh Annual Lindsay Sale-Tinney Award

03 Aug
Angele Latham

(BADIN, N.C.) – Angele Latham, a rising junior at Middle Tennessee State University, is the 2017 Lindsay Sale-Tinney Award recipient. Presented by the Outdoor Journalist Education Foundation of America (OJEFA), the award provides an aspiring young outdoors communicator with a scholarship to attend the annual conference of the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA). Latham will…

Speakers Added to Conference Agenda

27 Jul

Three more speakers have been added to an already impressive list of presenters for the 2017 SEOPA Annual Fall Conference at Kentucky Dam Village, October 18-21. NWTF Certified Wildlife Biologist Jason Lupardus and Dr. Dwayne Estes, associate professor at Austin Peay State University will join the pollinator panel to discuss turkey habitat restoration and the…

Taking Children on Their First Fishing Trip

21 Jul
redtail catfish

Guest Post by Ben Team (Story and Photos of Courtesy of Outdoor Empire) Few memories last as long as those surrounding your first fishing trip. You probably still remember the sights, sounds and smiles of the occasion vividly, and you probably look back on the outing fondly. Now, so many years later, it is time to…

SEOPA Executive Director Named to 2017 Class of Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame Inductees

21 Jul
Lisa Snuggs will celebrate her Hall of Fame induction by releasing a limited edition CD of her 1996 recording of fishing songs. “I’d Rather Go Fishin’ ” will be available at he Hall of Fame banquet, online and on iTunes along with a new collection of original songs never before available to the public. (Photo by Jessica Trotman)

BADIN, N.C. — Lisa McDowell Snuggs, executive director of the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA) and an outdoors industry veteran will be inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame on August 26 in Nashville, Tenn. Snuggs, of Albemarle, N.C., has been SEOPA’s executive director since 2000. She also serves as CEO…