Wildlife Resources

TWRA Plans Presentation in Monteagle

Monday, April 05, 2010 | 07:55 am
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will present new information about fishing and hunting during a presentation to be held in Monteagle on Thursday, April 8 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Smoke House Restaurant and Resort.
The featured speakers for TWRA’s road show will be Bobby Wilson, Assistant Fisheries Division Chief, who be talking about the latest agency efforts toward improving Tennessee’s growing muskie fishery. Dan Hicks Region II Information and Education Specialist will present information about Tennessee Elk Restoration Program.

Dr. Mark Fly to Be Featured Presenter at April Nature @ Noontime Program

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 | 08:06 am
NASHVILLE --- Dr. Mark Fly, an active member of this Every Child Outdoors-Tennessee Coalition, will be the featured speaker at the Tennessee Wildlife Agency’s Nature @ Noontime April presentation from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, April. The monthly program is held at the TWRA Region II conference room and is located in the Ellington Agricultural Center.

“The TWRA Today” Video Available Online

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 | 09:03 am
NASHVILLE --- A video, "The TWRA Today " is now available online at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Web site.
The video describes the TWRA, its diversity of programs, and its effects on life in the Volunteer State. The video highlights TWRA’s history, wildlife, fishing, boating, and the wide-range of opportunities available to experience and enjoy as well as the positive economic impact that TWRA brings to the state.

TWRA Has Cost-share Available to Aid Livestock Producers

Monday, March 22, 2010 | 07:57 am
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Landowner Incentive Program (TNLIP) still has cost-share available for landowners to install Best Management Practices (BMP) that will benefit livestock producers and protect species of conservation concern habitat. Many of the practices can help improve herd health and profitability. The TNLIP program will pay 75 percent of the cost to install BMPs that will benefit the habitat of aquatic species of conservation concern.

TWRA Makes Public Aware of Potential Legislative Action Concerning TWRC, Agency

Friday, March 19, 2010 | 01:05 pm
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency informed its governing board, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission and others in attendance at their regularly scheduled March meeting of possible legislation that could affect the future of the TWRC and the agency. This information came during the legislative update portion of the meeting, concerning legislation that would sunset the TWRC and/or the TWRA.