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.
This month's Naturalist Note tells the story of writer Sunny Montgomery's childhood friendship with an American robin.
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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.
The white-blossomed Bradford pear trees are in bloom.
Jeremy Moore, founder of Freshwaters Illustrated, discusses his latest film "Hidden Rivers," which will premiere at the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX...
The Southeast is known for its outdoor adventure, from its sandstone crags to its steep creeks to the countless miles...
Cody Roney settles into her role as the new executive director of Lula Lake Land Trust.
Backpacker Chris Pickering shares his essential gear list — gear that helps him survive on the trail for months at...
You know what they say — "Birds of a feather flock together."
Why do honeybees explode during sex?
An afternoon on the water is never enough. So why not stuff your dry bags, fill your water jugs and...