Wildlife Resources

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.

TWRC to Meet Feb. 25-26 in Nashville

Monday, February 22, 2010 | 05:15 pm
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission will hold its monthly meeting Feb. 25-26 at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Region II Ray Bell Building.
TWRC committee meetings will begin at 1 p.m. on Feb. 25 and the regular commission meeting will start at 9 a.m. on Feb. 26.

TWRA to Host Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit

Friday, February 19, 2010 | 08:59 am
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.

TWRA to Have Strong Presence at NWTF Convention

Thursday, February 18, 2010 | 09:28 am
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.

TWRA Confirms First Cases of White Nose Syndrome in Tennessee Bats

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 | 01:48 pm
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.