Sunny Montgomery (Reporter)
Sunny Montgomery writes for several Chattanooga Times Free Press publications including Chatter, Dining Out, Get Out Chattanooga, Live Well and Tennessee Valley Parents. She hails from Central Kentucky where she began her writing career as an alternative sports writer and where she first developed her love for the outdoors. Sunny is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists and a certified Tennessee State Naturalist.
Forty feet up against a sandstone wall, Rich Moore dangled from a rope, gripping his camera.
Sharon Stolberg is no stranger to rough roads.
This month, the Louisiana waterthrush leaves Chattanooga to journey back to its Guatemalan wintering grounds.
Outdoorspeople love to talk about their scars. And why wouldn't they?
To prepare for Gauley Fest, all year, whitewater paddlers train — both for the river and, paddlers often joke, for...
On my upper left thigh, I have a circular scar from when I was 7 and a wasp crawled into...
Get Out Chattanooga's fall magazine issue features the stories behind local outdoorspeople's gnarliest scars.
Fundraising on Facebook "is probably the lowest-effort philanthropy one can think of," writes Davide Banis in a 2018 Forbes magazine...
This month's Naturalist Note tells the story of writer Sunny Montgomery's childhood friendship with an American robin.
I am standing in a room.
Pluviophile (noun): a person who has a fondness for or a desire for rain; a lover of rain - also...
The purple martin is one of Tennessee's most beloved summer residents. And the feeling is mutual.
This month's feature brings you a bucket list of the most extreme outdoor adventures in all 50 state.
Every year, when spring arrives at Amicalola Falls State Park, so do droves of ambitious backpackers.
Last June, The New York Times asked "Why aren't more men working?" in a story with the same name.
I agreed to go ziplining at Ruby Falls' High Point ZIP Adventure after the originally assigned writer balked.
The strawberry is the first fruit to ripen each spring, and the early bloomer packs a punch.
Have you seen this mysterious, free-range chicken pecking alongside the interstate in Chattanooga?
Why spend the night in a cookie-cutter hotel room when you could stay in "Happy," a colorful 18-foot-long R-pod trailer...
University of Tennessee horticulture professors just compiled a list of the ten most influential plants in Tennessee history.