Wildlife Resources

Changes Made to Deer Carcass Importation Proclamation

Thursday, September 02, 2010 | 06:26 am
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission has made an amendment to a proclamation that was established in May concerning the addition of states from which deer carcasses are prohibited for importation unless bones were removed to aid in the prevention of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Tennessee.

TWRA Region II’s Polly Rooker Presenter at September Nature @ Noontime

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 | 11:09 am
NASHVILLE --- Polly Rooker, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Region II Nongame Wildlife Biologist, will be the featured speaker at the September Nature @ Noontime presentation. This month’s program is from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.  2. at the TWRA Region II conference room and is located in the Ellington Agricultural Center.

Tennessee Parks and Greenways Leader Honored at August TWRC Meeting

Monday, August 23, 2010 | 10:50 am
JACKSON, Tenn. --- Kathleen Williams, President and Executive Director of the Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation, was honored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission at their August meeting.
Williams was honored for her work restoring the real estate transfer fund providing funds to TWRA for maintenance and land conservation. She led a coalition of interested organizations and individuals in an effort to restore the Real Estate Transfer Tax (wetlands fund) to its intended use. Even in the tough economic climate facing the Tennessee Legislature, the effort was successful and the fund was fully funded.