Decatur County, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating a shooting of a bald eagle in West Tennessee. The injured eagle was reported on December 30th, 2019 around 3:00pm in Decatur County. A $2,500 reward is being offered for an arrest.
The eagle was found off Martins Landing Road in Bath Springs. TWRA wildlife officer Brant Luker responded to the call and the bald eagle was transported alive, but injured to the North Madison Animal Hospital on December 31st.
Written by Spc. Patrick Kirby
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Fish and Wildlife officials have confirmed the first nesting of bald eagles on post.
“We, at Fish and Wildlife have suspected they were nesting in the past, but this is the first confirmed,” said Daniel Moss, avian ecologist with Fort Campbell Fish and Wildlife, that is part of the Directorate of Public Works.
According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service “on August 9th, 2007, the bald eagle was removed from the federal list of threatened and endangered species. After nearly disappearing from most of the United States decades ago, the bald eagle is now flourishing across the nation and no longer needs the protection of the Endangered Species Act.” Eagles are now protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.
Nashville, TN – Mackenzie Roeder, a graduate student at Austin Peay State University, is the second recipient of the Robert M. Hatcher Memorial Scholarship. She was recognized and presented the award at the January meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.
The $1,000 scholarship is named in honor of Bob Hatcher, who served the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for 38 years, which included the Non-Game and Endangered Species Coordinator from 1987 until 2001. Members of the Hatcher family attended the presentation at the TFWC meeting held at the agency’s Region II Ray Bell Building.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station will waive admission fees Saturday, June 10th, 2017, at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, in honor of National Get Outdoors Day. The Nature Station is open 10:00am-5:00pm.
Come experience native gardens and rescued wildlife in the Nature Station’s backyard. Visitors may observe a bald eagle during a “Bald Is Beautiful” program from 11:30am-12:00pm.
Crossville, TN – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a $2500.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution in the shooting of two bald eagles in the Tennessee River valley. Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service continue their investigation investigating the shooting of two bald eagles in the Tennessee River Valley.
Anyone with knowledge regarding these two shootings is asked to contact the TWRA, Region III office at 931.484.9571 or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at: 615.736.5532.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – During January and February, van tours and Kentucky Lake cruises will take visitors to several bald eagle viewing hot spots around the 170,000-acre Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.
In addition to bald eagles, visitors will likely see native wildlife such as ducks, turkeys, deer, and herons. Land Between The Lakes partners with Kenlake State Resort Park to host a weekend of brunch and lunch cruises on Kentucky Lake January 16th-18th on the CQ Princess, a 96-foot luxury yacht.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – A young bald eagle was released back into the wild Saturday, October 10th, 2015, at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area near Duncan Lake.
Forest Service volunteer eagle nest monitor, Ray Stainfield, found the young eagle out of its nest during routine eagle nest monitoring in June. Ray noticed a stick hidden under its left wing. The eagle’s breast had begun to grow around the stick and required treatment. «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area offers the public eagle viewing opportunities. Winter is the time to team up with a naturalist to spot these magnificent birds.
On Saturday, January 17th, spend time visiting some of the best birding spots across Land Between The Lakes.
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes partners with Kenlake State Resort Park over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend to host morning brunch and afternoon lunch eagle viewing river cruises, January 17th-19th.
Cruise on the 96-foot luxury CQ Princess to a variety of bald eagle viewing hotspots on Kentucky Lake. Cruises cost $60.00 per person. Call 270.924.2020 to make reservations. Full deposits are required for all trips.
Tennessee Titans (2-7) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4)
Monday, November 17th, 2014 | 7:30pm CST
Nashville, TN – This week the national spotlight descends upon Tennessee as the Titans (2-7) host the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) on Monday Night Football. It is the 77th all-time meeting between the former division rivals. Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:30pm CST on Monday, November 17th.
ESPN will broadcast the game to a national television audience. The telecast can be seen locally in Nashville on WKRN News 2. Mike Tirico will handle play-by-play duties, while Jon Gruden provides analysis and Lisa Salters reports from the sidelines.
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