Tennessee Conservation Raffle includes 10 Nights Free Lodging at Any State Park as Part of Camping Package
Nashville, TN – A camping package which includes 10 nights lodging for any Tennessee State Park is one of the outstanding packages available for a lucky winner in the 2020 Tennessee Conservation Raffle sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation.
The camping package is one of the seven, priceless outdoor experiences available to win this year. The winner of this package will receive a voucher for lodging for any Tennessee State Park that offers lodging and nights can be used consecutively or nonconsecutively.
Clarksville, TN – Starting Friday, July 10th, 2020, Historic Collinsville Pioneer Settlement will be open Friday-Saturday, 11:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday, 1:00pm– 4:00pm.
Tours are self-guided and self-paced. Visitors receive a map at the Visitor Center.
Nashville, TN -The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) announces that the procedure for issuing duck blinds and sandhill crane tags this year will be 100 percent online with no in-person drawings due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. The change came in an emergency rule approved by the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.
This year’s process was changed in an effort to help protect public health since the handheld drawing usually results in large crowds gathering at the various locations around the state.
Springville, TN – Just inside the Henry County Tennessee line, sits an unincorporated little community that plays host to over 400 acres of beauty and bliss. The perfect setting for weddings, corporate conferences, or just a personal getaway for rest and relaxation.
Sandy Creek, with a nature inspired event center, features beautifully landscaped rolling hills with five unique, craftsman style rental venues of varying sizes,, along with five beautifully decorated facilities for overnight stays.
Nashville, TN – The 2020 application period for the trapping of a peregrine falcon to be used in falconry will begin July 1st, 2020 the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has announced.
The number of permits to be allowed for the taking of peregrine falcons to be used in falconry is three this year as allowed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The TWRA will award the permits to the winners of a draw to be held on Wednesday, August 26th.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission passed an emergency rule to provide a different procedure for issuing duck blinds this year to help protect public health due to COVID-19 Coronavirus. The action came Friday at the June meeting of the commission held at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Region II Ray Bell Building.
The handheld drawings usually result in large crowds gathering at the various sites.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will host three Facebook Live events in July to talk with anglers and get feedback about fishing in Tennessee. The three events will be generally focused on east, middle, and west regions of the state and general comments or questions will be taken prior or during any meeting.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) says food plots are not just for deer, turkeys, and doves.
In fact, various food plot mixtures are as beneficial for pollinators as expensive wildflower plantings. Mixtures of certain annual and perennial plants, including various clovers and chicory, that provide large amounts of high-quality forage for deer and turkeys also provide a continuous source of nectar for pollinators from mid-April through August.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation requests proposals for 10-acre sites
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a suitable parcel of at least 10 acres of land for a proposed new regional recreation center.
The City of Clarksville Purchasing Department has posted the formal Request for Proposals, which defines Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s preferred minimum requirements and solicits proposals with adequate information to evaluate the land offered by potential sellers or donors.
Interested parties can access the full Request for Proposals on the City’s website here.
Farmers, Ranchers and Private Forest Landowners Use Conservation to Protect Pollinator Habitat, Boost Crop Production
Nashville, TN – The next time you snack on almonds, add blueberries to your smoothie or eat pumpkin pie, thank a pollinator and thank farmers, ranchers and private forestland owners who work hard to create and maintain their habitat.
Pollinators, such as honeybees, bumblebees, butterflies, birds, bats, flies and many others, play a critical role in crop production. Without pollinators, we wouldn’t have many crops.
During the week of June 22nd-28th, the nation will celebrate these iconic and crucial pollinators during National Pollinator Week.
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