Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the Fourth Annual Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit (TOYS), June 9th-14th, 2013 for high school students from across Tennessee. The students will be introduced to many outdoor activities at the event to be held at the Montgomery County Shooting Complex near Clarksville.
Among the different outdoor activities that the students will have an opportunity to become introduced to will include boating, hunting, trapping, archery, photography, marksmanship, plant identification, forestry, camping, water quality, trap shooting, skeet shooting, wildlife identification, and several classes with wildlife and fishery biology as the topic. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Applications for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2013 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts will be accepted beginning December 12th, 2012.
Applications are available and will be accepted at any TWRA license agent, TWRA regional office, or online at the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org. Applications will be accepted beginning at 12:00am (CST) on December 12th and will not be accepted after 11:59pm (CST) on February 6th, 2013. Mailed applications will not be accepted. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol is now accepting applications for the fall session of its Citizens’ Trooper Academy. The first session is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 10th, 2012. Sessions will run from 6:00pm until 9:00pm weekly.
The 10-week academy, which consists of approximately 30 hours of training, is designed to develop a better understanding and awareness of the Tennessee Highway Patrol as well as its parent agency, the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, in the community through a hands-on approach. Topics covered include investigations, patrol, homeland security and many other areas of the patrol. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Hands on Clarksville is pleased to announce it has received a community grant from The Home Depot Foundation to help local veterans and their families with weatherization repairs.
With help from Home Depot’s Team Depot, community volunteers will implement the Hometown Heroes Weatherization Project in late February 2012.
According to the Home Depot Foundation website, Home Depot supports volunteering to improve the physical health of neighborhoods and help creates healthier and more stable environments where families can thrive. «Read the rest of this article»
State and National Scholarships Will Be Awarded
Nashville, TN – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC of Tennessee) is currently accepting applications from engineering and land surveying students in Tennessee for the 2012 national ACEC engineering scholarship program, which will award several scholarships totaling $20,000, and for the 2012 national Council of Structural Engineers scholarship program, which will award a $5,000 scholarship to a structural engineering student pursuing a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering. «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area reminds hunters that the July 31st deadline for 2011 quota deer hunt applications is rapidly approaching.
To submit a hunt application, go online to www.lbl.org and apply before July 31st, 2011. You can revisit the LBL website in late August and use your login information and password to see if you were drawn and print your permit and maps. If you are not drawn, your updated preference point information will be displayed. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be hosting The Teen Citizen Police Academy, July 18th through July 22nd, 2011. The course is free and the curriculum includes crime scene investigation, narcotics investigation, K-9 unit, and much more.
The Teen Citizen Police Academy is for teens between the ages of 13-17. The times are 8:00am for Monday and 9:00am Tuesday through Friday, with pick up times no later than 2:45pm each day. The purpose of this academy is to create a better understanding between citizens and police through education. «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – Applications for 2011 Quota Deer Hunts at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area may be submitted online at www.lbl.org from July 1st through July 31st. The application fee is $5.00. After applying, applicants can enter the website with their user name and password in late-August to see if they were drawn.
Quota hunts not only provide unique recreational opportunities within the LBL region, they help maintain a healthy deer population. Deer harvested on LBL are bonus deer and do not count toward statewide bag limits. All quota hunt permits will be either-sex permits, and there is an LBL-wide one (1) antlered buck limit. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The 2011 Clarksville Downtown Market will begin in one month from tomorrow. We are very excited to get started and are looking forward to having a third great season! We will be located in the parking lot next to City Hall in Downtown Clarksville once again this season from 8:00am – 1:00pm on Saturdays.
If you have not turned in your application to be a vendor at the market we will need it as soon as possible. Contracts for accepted market vendors will be going out this week and spots will fill up fast.
The Downtown Market last season, Clarksville TN.
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The computerized drawing application period is September 8th – October 13th
Nashville, TN – The application period will be September 8th through midnight (CDT) on October 13th, 2010 for the computerized hunt drawing system to be used for 2010-11 waterfowl blind sites on Bogota, the new Thorny Cypress Wildlife Management Area in Dyer County (Region I) and four units of the Region III Chickamauga WMA (Candies Creek, Johnson Bottoms, Rogers Creek, and Yellow Creek).
The application form, similar to WMA quota hunts, etc., is available online at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s website and in printed format. All participating WMAs are on the one application with a total of 41 blind sites. The applicant will have 12 choices. Applicants may not use the same hunt code more than once. An applicant can only apply once per year for these areas. «Read the rest of this article»