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Volkswagen Unveils Conservation-Inspired Mural in Chattanooga

April 22, 2021

Volkswagen of America and The Conservation Fund revealed the first tangible impacts from their community grants for environmental groups in eastern Tennessee. Along with those grants, the partnership also unveiled a new mural in downtown Chattanooga by artist Steffi Lynn that serves as a permanent motivational symbol for embracing the outdoors.

The mural – a colorful piece that takes up an entire exterior wall of a Chattanooga business and features the phrase “change starts in your own backyard,” was the product of Lynn’s imagination and the Cherokee National Forest itself. Among the mural’s features are four flowers native to the area.

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