NASHVILLE --- The Fourth Annual Tennessee National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) State Championships will be held Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum.
The NASP State Championships has a new setting this year after being held at Tennessee Tech each of the past two years. The tournament has seen an increase of almost 500 students in two years with more than 800 students registered for this year’s event.
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host a Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit (TOYS), June 13-18, for high school students from across Tennessee. Students will be introduced to many outdoor activities at the event to be held at a TWRA complex in Montgomery County.
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will have a strong presence at the National Wild Turkey Federation 34th Annual Convention and Sport Show which will be held Friday-Sunday (Feb. 19-21) at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.
NASHVILLE --- The 2010-11 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Thursday, Feb. 18. Licenses are available at any Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) regional office, licensing agent, and on the TWRA Web site, www.tnwildlife.org.
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has received confirmation that two bats have tested positive for White Nose Syndrome (WNS), a white fungus that is responsible for the deaths of thousands of bats in the Eastern United States.
This is the first record of White Nose Syndrome in Tennessee. The bats were hibernating in Worley’s cave in Sullivan County. Three tri-colored bats were collected by the TWRA and submitted to the National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) in Madison, Wis. for testing last week.
NASHVILLE --- The deadline is approaching for the Tennessee Wildlife Magazine 2010-11 photo contest. All interested photographers are invited to submit their best photos on fishing and wildlife species native to the Volunteer State, and fishing and hunting scenes in Tennessee. March 8, 2010 is this year’s entry deadline.
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announces the availability of grant dollars to assist cities, schools, community organizations, civic groups, watershed organizations, and conservation groups, etc., with stream clean-up projects for the fiscal year 2010-11.