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Tennessee Department of Transportation announces Aeronautics Grants for 14 Tennessee Airports

 

$17.9 Million Provides for Infrastructure and Other Improvements
Clarksville Outlaw Field to receive $2,450,000 in Grants

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $17,968,888 have been approved for 14 Tennessee airports.

The grants are made available through the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Aeronautics Division. The Division administers federal and state funding to assist in the location, design, construction and maintenance of Tennessee’s diverse public aviation system. «Read the rest of this article»

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Outdoor Grilling Ban has been lifted by Tennessee Department of Agriculture

 

Burn Ban Still In Effect for Montgomery County

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The ban on outdoor grilling has been lifted by the Department of Agriculture. The Burn Ban itself is still in place for Montgomery County and 22 other counties across Tennessee. A public notice will be given when the burn ban it totally lifted.

The burn ban has been lifted for Henderson, Lewis and Stewart counties. «Read the rest of this article»

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TWRA reports State of Tennessee extends Public Caves Closure into Fourth Year to Protect Bats in Southeast

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Caves located on state lands in Tennessee will remain closed in an effort to slow the spread of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) among the state’s bat population.

During the upcoming year, state and federal agencies and non-governmental organizations will consult with recreational caving organizations to determine how to best manage the spread of this disease while maintaining high quality recreation. Biologists will also continue to work with researchers to better understand WNS and determine the best ways to mitigate the effects of WNS on Tennessee’s bats. «Read the rest of this article»

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AEDC WMA Units 1 & 2 December Permits to go on sale November 23rd

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) Wildlife Management Area units 1 & 2 first come, first serve December deer permits will go on sale November 23rd at 8:00am (CDT).

Permits can be purchased at any TWRA license agent or through the internet at www.tnwildlife.org. Hunters who purchase the permit are reminded that they will need to retain their receipt. The receipt will serve as the permit. No phone sales will be accepted. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks Announce Special Winter Rates

 

Offering quality accommodations at an exceptional value, all in your own backyard
 
Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Tennessee State Parks will offer special winter rates for 360 villas and cabins, along with six state park inns from November 1st, 2011, through March 31st, 2012.

With a Tennessee State Park within an hour’s drive of just about anywhere in the state, families and groups seeking unique recreation opportunities and high-quality accommodations can find the perfect getaway – all at an exceptional value and a bit closer to home.  «Read the rest of this article»

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AEDC WMA Units 1 & 2 November Permits to go on Sale October 26th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) Wildlife Management Area units 1 & 2 first come, first serve November deer permits will go on sale October 26th at 8:00am. (CDT).

The permits can be purchased through the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org by clicking on the “Buy a License Online” icon located on the right side of the home page. The permits can also be purchased at any TWRA licensing agent.

Hunters who purchase a permit are reminded that they will need to retain their receipt. The receipt will serve as the permit. No phone sales will be accepted. «Read the rest of this article»

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Eleven Tennessee Sites Added to the National Register of Historic Places

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – The Tennessee Historical Commission has announced 11 Tennessee sites have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register of Historic Places is the nation’s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. It is part of a nationwide program that coordinates and supports efforts to identify, evaluate and protect historic resources. The Tennessee Historical Commission administers the program in Tennessee.
 
“The National Register honors places that help Tennesseans understand our heritage and make our communities unique and enjoyable,” said Patrick McIntyre, executive director of the Tennessee Historical Commission. “This recognition will certainly help retain these unique sites for future generations to know and appreciate.” «Read the rest of this article»

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More Tennessee Counties added to Federal Disaster Declaration

 

25 Additional Counties Now Eligible for Federal Recovery Assistance
Blount, Campbell, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Knox, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Loudon, Marshall, Montgomery, Moore, Perry, Pickett, Polk, Scott, Sequatchie, Smith, Sullivan,Wayne

Tennessee Emergency Management AgencyNashville, TN - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced today the federal government will provide Individual Assistance in two counties and Public Assistance to local governments in 25 counties under the current disaster declaration for the severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes of April 25th to April 28th, 2011, with a federal designation of DR-1974.

“I am pleased the federal government will be providing assistance to additional counties and individuals in Tennessee so they can begin rebuilding their lives and communities,” Haslam said.  “This has been a trying year for many of our neighbors, and our local and state agencies are working very closely to make sure we identify where help is needed so we can recover from these severe weather incidents.” «Read the rest of this article»

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2010-11 Tennessee Deer Harvest sees small increase

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee’s 2010-11 deer harvest numbers saw a slight increase over those of the previous year, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency harvest reports have indicated.

As harvest numbers continued to trickle into the agency through January, Tennessee hunters harvested 162,465 deer beginning with the archery season in late September an increase of 644 from last year. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee’s Second Segment of Gun Season for Deer starts today

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee’s gun season for deer hunters resumes today, December 18th and will continue through January 9th. 2011.

Since archery season opened in late September, more than 122,500 deer have been harvested in the state. Giles County has the top overall harvest with 3,663. «Read the rest of this article»

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