Wildlife Resources

Tennessee’s Gun Season for Deer Opens November 20

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 | 03:18 pm
NASHVILLE --- Deer hunters will take to the woods Saturday, Nov. 20 for the traditional opening of Tennessee’s first segment of gun season in all three of the state’s deer hunting units, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

TWRA Welcomes 13 New Wildlife Officers

Monday, November 15, 2010 | 02:35 pm
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is welcoming 13 wildlife officers, one of its largest classes in recent years. The officers will now begin their duties as they have been assigned to various locations across the state.

TDOT, Tourism & TWRA Partner to Provide Fishing Access at Smith County Welcome Center

Tuesday, November 09, 2010 | 01:35 pm
New Parking Area at I-40 Welcome Center in Smith County Provides Anglers Access to Caney Fork River
NASHVILLE – Anglers now have new access to the Caney Fork River in Smith County thanks to a partnership between the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. A new parking area and access trail to the Caney Fork River is now open at the I-40 Welcome Center in Smith County at mile marker 267. The Welcome Center can be reached by both eastbound and westbound traffic on I-40. The new access area was developed to provide safe, legal access to the popular river for fishing.