Wildlife Resources

TWRC March Meeting Set the 17th-18th in Nashville

Friday, March 12, 2010 | 08:53 am
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on March 17-18 as the TWRC returns to a Wednesday-Thursday format.
This month’s meeting will also be the first under new chairman Michael Chase (Knoxville) who was elected to the position for 2010-11. The meeting will be held at the TWRA Region 2 Ray Bell Office Building. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. on March 17 and at 9 a.m. on March 18.

TWRA to Host First Trapping Instructor Workshop

Thursday, March 04, 2010 | 03:10 pm
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be conducting its first trapping education instructor workshop. The one-day workshop will be held Saturday, March 13 at the TWRA Region III Office in Crossville beginning at 1 p.m. (CST).
The workshop is being provided at no cost, but is directed toward experienced trappers who want to become a certified instructor in the field. There are a limited number of certified trapping instructors scattered across the state and the TWRA has certified just under 200 students in the past year.

Tennessee’s Wild Side Wins Another Emmy

Monday, March 01, 2010 | 09:45 am
NASHVILLE --- Tennessee’s Wild Side added another Emmy award to its growing list of accomplishments during the 24th Annual Mid-South Regional Awards which were held recently at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville.
Tennessee’s Wild Side won an Emmy in the category of Magazine Series/Special Program. Tennessee’s Wild Side is the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s weekly 30-minute television program and is produced in conjunction with the Renaissance Center’s Multimedia Department, which is located in Dickson.

The half-hour, magazine format outdoors program airs on Public Broadcasting Service stations across Tennessee and Kentucky. The popular series now has a total of seven Emmy awards since its inception. 

NASP State Championships to Be Held in Murfreesboro

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 | 08:59 am
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.