Jenny's Animal Refuge

Project Description

To establish a wildlife refuge / habitat in North East Tennessee.

Project Map

Publicly Accessible: No
County: Washington County, TN
Project Size:
  • 0.15 miles

Project Sites

  • Jenny's Animal Refuge (Not publicly accessible)

Goals and Targets

Primary Motivations:

  • Personal Interest
    To provide a safe haven for wildlife

Consistent With Plans:

  • Habitat Conservation Plan

Targeted Habitats:

  • Aquatic
    • Rivers and Streams
  • Forests and Woodlands
    • Conifer Forests
      • Southern Appalachian Low-Elevation Pine Forest
    • Deciduous Forests and Woodlands
      • Central and Southern Appalachian Montane Oak Forest
      • Southern and Central Appalachian Cove Forest
      • Southern Appalachian Oak Forest
    • Mixed Hardwoods and Conifer
      • Southern Ridge and Valley / Cumberland Dry Calcareous Forest
      • Appalachian (Hemlock)-Northern Hardwood Forest
  • Shrublands and Grasslands
    • Grasslands

Targeted Species:

  • American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  • American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis
  • American Robin Turdus migratorius
  • Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  • Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  • Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  • Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  • Eastern Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger
  • Eastern Gray Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis
  • Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  • Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  • Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  • Green Treefrog Hyla cinerea
  • Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  • Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  • Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  • Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  • Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  • Raccoon Procyon lotor
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  • Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  • Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  • Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  • White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  • White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus
  • White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  • Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus

Conservation Actions

Action Status Start Year End Year
Establish artificial dens/nests/roosts Proposed 2014 2015
Create/improve spawning/nesting habitat Proposed 2014 2015
Remove litter and waste ---- 2014 2014
Open space and conservation zoning Proposed 2014 2016
Plant native trees and/or shrubs, herbs, forbs, grasses Proposed 2014 2015


Is the success of this project's actions being monitored? No/Unknown


To establish a wildlife habitat / refuge in North East Tennessee.

Quick Facts

Owning Organization


Managing Organization

(Private Individual)

Contact Information

Katharine Bennett

General Information

Project #: 247465
Last Updated: August 13, 2014

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