Wildlife Resources

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.

Knoxville Resident Roy Hawk Claims Another State Fishing Record

Monday, March 15, 2010 | 10:47 am
NASHVILLE --- Knoxville resident Roy Hawk now has the honor of holding three current state fishing records, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has confirmed.
Hawk caught a quillback carpsucker that weighed 4 lbs., 2 ozs., that measured 19 1/8 inches in length while fishing on the Holston River in Hawkins County on Feb. 18. Hawk had set the standard for the northern hogsucker and the black redhorse on the same day while fishing on the South Holston a year and two days prior to establishing the mark for quillback carpsucker. The northern hogsucker weighed 2 lbs., 9 ozs and the black redhorse 3 lbs., 1 oz.