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TWRA announces Falconry Permit Period to begin July 1st

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, 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.

Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon

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TWRA 2017 Application Period Underway for Peregrine Falcon Trapping for Falconry Usage

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The 2017 application period for the trapping of a peregrine falcon to be used in falconry is underway, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced.

The TWRA will award the one permit to the winner of a draw to be held on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017. Falconers may go to TWRA’s website by clicking here for the print-ready application and also view the requirements. Resident and non-resident master and general falconers are eligible for participation in the draw. Completed applications must be postmarked by Wednesday, August 9th.

Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon

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Nashville Zoo to celebrate Zoo Keepers July 19th-25th

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Nashville Zoo invites the public to recognize the work of its animal care staff during National Zoo Keeper Week July 19th – 25th.

During National Zoo Keeper Week, zoos nationwide highlight animal care professionals and the work they do in animal care, conservation, and education.

Nashville Zoo will be honoring its team with several activities throughout the week that guests can participate in to learn more about this unique profession.

Nashville Zoo's Kayce and Roo. (Amiee Stubbs)

Nashville Zoo’s Kayce and Roo. (Amiee Stubbs)

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TWRA announces application period for 2014 Peregrine Falcon Trapping for use in Falconry is Underway

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The 2014 application period for the trapping of a peregrine falcon to be used in falconry is underway, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced.

The TWRA will award this permit to the winner of a draw to be held on Wednesday, August 27th. Falconers may go to TWRA’s website under the Hot Topics section and locate the print-ready application and also view the requirements.

Peregrine Falcon

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Peregrine Falcon captured in Tennessee

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The first Peregrine falcon has been trapped in Tennessee in more than 50 years on the banks of the Mississippi River by a Carroll County resident. Tennessee was awarded one permit by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service allowing the trapping of one Peregrine falcon for the use in falconry beginning in 2011 in selected West Tennessee counties.

Brian Brown, of Clarksburg, made the historic capture on a Friday afternoon at around 2:30pm. He used a Dho-ghazza net and lured the Peregrine he has named “Belle.” He brought the bird to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in Nashville for the proper processing.

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Tennessee Awarded Permit to allow trapping of one Peregrine Falcon for use in Falconry

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – This year, for the first time, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded Tennessee one permit allowing the trapping of one Peregrine falcon for the use in falconry.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will award this permit to the winner of a draw to be held on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011. Falconers may go to TWRA’s website under the Hot Topics section and locate the print-ready application. Resident and non-resident master and general falconers are eligible for participation in the draw. Completed applications must be mailed by August 10th. «Read the rest of this article»

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