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2016 TWRA Free Youth Hunt Deer Hunt Registration Underway to Win The Opportunity to Record First Harvest

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Youth between the ages of 10-15, who are hunter safety certified and who have never harvested a deer, are eligible to win a spot in what has become an annual special hunt. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the hunt in conjunction with the opening day of the 2016 Tennessee Young Sportsman Deer Hunt on Saturday, October 29th.

A total of 30 young hunters will be selected to participate in the event to be held at Buffalo Ridge Refuge in Humphreys County.

2016 Tennessee Young Sportsman Deer Hunt to be held Saturday, October 29th

2016 Tennessee Young Sportsman Deer Hunt to be held Saturday, October 29th

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency confirms sighting of Cougar in Wayne County

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has confirmed the sighting of a cougar in Wayne County on property located in an area between Linden and the county seat of Waynesboro.

A trail camera captured the cat’s image on September 4th and the agency, as it does when it receives reports accompanied by credible evidence, began investigating the report.

“We often get asked what it means if we confirm the documentation of a cat in an area where we haven’t seen one before,” said Joy Sweaney, a wildlife biologist with TWRA and head of the agency’s Cougar Action Team.

Cougar sighting in Wayne County confirmed by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

Cougar sighting in Wayne County confirmed by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

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Tennessee Department of Health Corrects Accidental Gunshot Death Data

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed today that a data error resulted in inaccurate accidental gunshot death numbers for 2014 being reported.

After manually reviewing death certificates, TDH reports five people died from accidental gunshot wounds in the state in 2014.

Data Error Causes Misreporting; Five Accidental Gunshot Deaths Confirmed for 2014

Data Error Causes Misreporting; Five Accidental Gunshot Deaths Confirmed for 2014

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Licensed Tennessee Hunters Can Now Use TWRA Non-Staffed Firing Ranges Considered “Tier 1” For Free

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Sportsmen who possess Tennessee hunting licenses will no longer be charged a fee to sight in firearms on shooting ranges managed by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, but considered by TWRA as “Tier 1” ranges.

The agency’s governing body, the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission, recently voted to waive the $5.50 shooting fees on Tier 1 ranges for license holders because these ranges do not have TWRA staffs assigned to them daily, or include amenities found at Tier 2 and 3 ranges.

Licensed Tennessee Hunters Can Now Use TWRA Non-Staffed Firing Ranges Considered “Tier 1” For Free

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Tennessee 2016 Dove Season Opens Thursday, September 1st

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Dove season opens on Thursday, September 1st at noon (local time), which marks the annual start of one of Tennessee’s most long-standing outdoor sports traditions.

Tennessee’s 2016 season is again divided into three segments: September 1st through September 28th; October 8th through October 30th; and December 8th through January 15th, 2017. Hunting times, other than opening day, are one-half hour before sunrise until sunset.

2016 Dove Season Opens in Tennessee on Thursday, September 1st; Early Canada Goose Season Also Begins

2016 Dove Season Opens in Tennessee on Thursday, September 1st; Early Canada Goose Season Also Begins

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APSU Graduate Student Megan Hart First Recipient of Robert M. Hatcher Scholarship

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Megan Hart, a graduate student at Austin Peay State University, is the first recipient of the Robert M. Hatcher Memorial Scholarship.

The $1,000 scholarship is named in honor of Bob Hatcher, who served the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for 38 years including serving as the Non-Game and Endangered Species Coordinator from 1987 until 2001.

Megan completed her bachelor’s degree in biology in 2015 with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. She is pursuing her master’s degree in biology, focusing on conservation and wildlife biology.

Megan Hart has received the honor of being the first recipient of the Robert M. Memorial Scholarship. To Megan’s right is Mr. Hatcher’s wife, Betty. Also pictured from left are the Hatchers’ daughter, Terri Hatcher Goodwin, TWRA Executive Director Ed Carter, the Hatchers’ son, Jerry, TWRA Bird Conservation Coordinator, David Hanni, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation Executive Director, Julie Schuster, and TWRA Biodiversity Division Chief, Bill Reeves. The presentation was made on the campus of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville.

Megan Hart has received the honor of being the first recipient of the Robert M. Memorial Scholarship. To Megan’s right is Mr. Hatcher’s wife, Betty. Also pictured from left are the Hatchers’ daughter, Terri Hatcher Goodwin, TWRA Executive Director Ed Carter, the Hatchers’ son, Jerry, TWRA Bird Conservation Coordinator, David Hanni, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation Executive Director, Julie Schuster, and TWRA Biodiversity Division Chief, Bill Reeves. The presentation was made on the campus of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville.

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TFWC announces Elk Hunt Winners, Commercial Fishing Proposals at August Meeting

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRACrossville, TN – The participants in Tennessee’s 2016 elk hunt were announced at the August meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission which concluded Friday. The TFWC was also presented a preview of next year’s 2016-17 proposed commercial fishing regulations, and update on recommendations for cervid deer carcass importations as they pertain to states with chronic wasting disease (CWD).

Tennessee began its elk hunt in 2009 with the participants selected from a computer draw. At its May meeting, the TFWC approved the addition of an archery only elk hunt which will be held October 3rd-7th.

TWRA Elk Hunts to take place October 3rd - 7th and October 17th - 21st.

TWRA Elk Hunts to take place October 3rd – 7th and October 17th – 21st.

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TWRA to hold Permit Drawing for Sandhill Crane Hunt August 13th; Any Leftover Permits to Go on Sale August 17th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – A hand-held permit drawing for the fourth sandhill crane hunt in Tennessee will be held on Saturday, August 13th at the Birchwood Community Center (formerly the Birchwood School) in north Hamilton County.

This year’s August drawing is a date change from the October drawings of the previous three years.

If there are leftover permits, the number of permits available will be announced on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s website on Monday, August 15th.

Sandhill Crane Hunt Permit Drawing to be held August 13th.

Sandhill Crane Hunt Permit Drawing to be held August 13th.

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Yellow Creek Baptist Church holds First Responder Appreciation Day

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – First Responders from a dozen local agencies were recognized for their service to the community at Yellow Creek Baptist Church on Sunday.

Pastor Phillip Chambers started First Responder Appreciation Day with a special service dedicated to law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel. After the service church members served lunch to first responders and their families.

First Responder Appreciation Day held Sunday at Yellow Creek Baptist Church

First Responder Appreciation Day held Sunday at Yellow Creek Baptist Church

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TWRA Reports Two Boating-Related Fatalities Over July 4th Holiday Weekend

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reported there were two-boating related fatalities over the July 4th holiday weekend. The separate incidents involved victims following off a boat.

The first fatal incident occurred on the Cumberland River in Clarksville when a 59-year old Goodlettsville resident fell overboard Sunday night when he was apparently trying to pull up his anchor on a pontoon boat.

Two fatal boating accidents occured over the July 4th holiday weekend.

Two fatal boating accidents occured over the July 4th holiday weekend.

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