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Cherokee National Forest expanding in Chattanooga area thanks to Volkswagen
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The Cherokee National Forest is expanding by 1,500 acres near the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga thanks to a partnership between the German automaker and The Conservation Fund, the groups announced last Thursday afternoon.
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Cherokee National Forest expanding in Chattanooga area thanks to Volkswagen

The Cherokee National Forest is expanding by 1,500 acres near the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga thanks to a partnership between the German automaker and The Conservation Fund, the groups announced last Thursday afternoon. The announcement comes alongside a major expansion at Volkswagen’s U.S. headquarters, which was unveiled in a groundbreaking Wednesday morning. The company will donate $1.25 million to the Conservation Fund to purchase private forested land near its Chattanooga Assembly Plant near Ooltewah, Tennessee. Excess funds will go toward new community grants.

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