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TWRA releases Deer Harvest Totals for 2013-14 Seasons

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – More than 168,000 deer were harvested in Tennessee during the recently completed 2013-14 seasons as data continues to be gathered by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

The statewide gun season concluded January 5th and the youth hunt followed on January 11th-12th. The harvest numbers range from the start of archery season on September 28th, 2013 through the final youth hunt. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Health says be prepared for Winter Driving

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – A new round of winter weather is moving into Tennessee, as many residents are still returning home from holiday visits or getting back into work routines. Wherever you’re driving, don’t pack up the car without including your emergency supplies!

Snow, ice and sub-freezing temperatures of winter weather can come with little or no warning and can create treacherous driving conditions. The Department of Health is reminding Tennesseans to plan ahead to avoid dangerous winter travel problems. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police arrest David Elliot for hit and run death of Austin McReynolds

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On December 14th, 2013 at 6:54am, Clarksville Police Officer Larry Harris responded to a crash at Tylertown Road and Roscommon Way.

An unknown motor vehicle struck and killed Austin McReynolds, Private First Class (PFC), Fort Campbell, between the hours of 2:30am and 2:45am.

PFC McReynolds had been at O’Connors Irish Pub and Grill, 1198 Tylertown Road, and was walking east bound on Tylertown Road for an unknown reason.

David Elliot has been arrested by Clarksville Police for the hit and run death of Austin McReynolds «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Highway Patrol urges Motorists to Watch out for Deer

 

October Through December Worst Time For Deer-Related Crashes

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott today announced that three people were killed in crashes involving deer in 2012. Colonel Trott cautions motorists to be watchful of deer during the fall and winter seasons, as an increase in deer-related crashes are likely during the months of October through December.

In Tennessee, there were 5,911 deer-related crashes in 2012. That’s an increase of 4.2 percent from the 5,670 crashes involving deer the previous year. Of the 2012 figure, 5,601 were property damage, 307 were wrecks with injury, and three resulted in fatalities.

A deer crossing a road

A deer crossing a road

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 5th through August 10th, 2013

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include:Wildflower Walk, Fishing Equipment and Techniques, History of Port Royal, Evening Trail Hike, APSU Bat Night and Nature Detectives!

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area's Visitors Center

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LBL Quota Deer Hunt Application Deadline July 31st

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY - Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area reminds hunters that the July 31st, deadline for submitting 2013 quota deer hunt applications is rapidly approaching.

To submit your application before July 31st, visit www.lbl.org or call 270.924.2065. The application fee is $5.00 online, or $7.00 by phone. On or after August 28th, applicants can visit www.lbl.org and go to the quota hunt application link to see if they were drawn.

LBL's Energy Lake Area. (Land Between the Lakes)

LBL’s Energy Lake Area. (Land Between the Lakes)

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LBL Quota Deer Hunt Applications Available July 1st

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Applications for the 2013 Quota Deer Hunts at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area may be submitted July 1st-31st, online at www.lbl.org or by phone at 270.924.2065.

The application fee is $5.00 online, or $7.00 by phone. After applying, applicants can check back in late-August to see if they were drawn.

Quota hunts provide unique recreational opportunities within the LBL region and help maintain a healthy deer population. «Read the rest of this article»

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for June 16th through June 22nd, 2013

 

Clarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include: Night Hike, Evening Woods Walk, Night Hike and Night Critters, Fireflies, Kids Hike, Insects and so much more!

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area's Visitors Center

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area’s Visitors Center

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for June 13th through June 15th, 2013

 

Clarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer.

Upcoming events include: Fireflies, Bats, Canoeing Under The Stars, Night Hike, Backpacking Training (Part 1) and so much more!

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area's Visitors Center

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area’s Visitors Center

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture Launches Chronic Wasting Disease Herd Certification Program

 

Voluntary Program aimed at farmed deer, elk and other cervidae

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is launching a voluntary Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Herd Certification Program aimed at preventing the disease in farmed deer, elk and other cervidae in the state.

“Chronic Wasting Disease is a transmissible disease of cervidae that causes weight loss and eventual death of the infected animal,” said assistant state veterinarian Sara Clariday, DVM. “Although the disease has not been diagnosed in Tennessee, we want to work with captive cervidae owners to prevent the introduction of this disease, which could have a severe economic impact on producers in our state.” «Read the rest of this article»

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