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TWRA announces 2020 Tennessee Turkey Season opens Saturday, April 4th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The 2020 spring turkey hunting season is set to be open for business in Tennessee beginning Saturday, April 4th, 2020. Turkey hunting is an excellent way to keep social distance, enjoy the outdoors, and take part in a popular activity which has seen tremendous growth in recent years.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has affected many aspects of normal life. Fortunately for the thousands of Tennesseans who head to the woods each spring in pursuit of the wily gamebird, the season will go on as scheduled through May 17th.

TWRA says 2020 Turkey Season will be Open for Business, April 4th.

TWRA says 2020 Turkey Season will be Open for Business, April 4th.

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Tennessee Department of Human Services announces Incentives for Equal Access to Child Care

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN –  The second major change this year to help families participating in the Child Care Certificate Program access quality car has been announced by the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS). 

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Tennessee Department of Health says Wildlife Rabies Vaccination Project Protects People and Pets

 

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Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to help prevent rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.

The annual baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, will begin in Tennessee in October, 2018.

Tennessee Works with USDA, Other Southeast States to Prevent Raccoon Rabies

Tennessee Works with USDA, Other Southeast States to Prevent Raccoon Rabies

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces TNReady Engagement Process and Listening Tour To Improve State Assessment Delivery

 

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Former executive director of the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents and three-member educator advisory team to lead work

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced a multi-phase plan, highlighted by a statewide listening tour, to improve delivery of the state’s elementary and secondary assessments known as TNReady.

“Tennessee’s unprecedented improvement in education is the result of high academic standards and an assessment that measures knowledge of those standards,” Haslam said.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Tennessee Hunting Seasons set at May Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Meeting

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRATullahoma, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the state’s 2016-17 hunting seasons at its May meeting which concluded Friday at the Arnold Air Force Base Gossick Leadership Center.

The state’s hunting seasons are annually established each year during the TWFC’s May meeting. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency made its recommendations during the April meeting. Additional recommendations were made by commission members.

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2016 Spring Turkey Season ends Sunday, May 15th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency say the spring hunting season for turkeys is heading down the home stretch with harvest numbers currently similar to last year.

Tennessee turkey hunters are looking to surpass the 30,000 harvest mark for the 14th consecutive year. With more than a week remaining, the harvest stands at 29,360 as compared to 28,911 for the same period last year.

2016 Spring Turkey Season Heading Down Home Stretch

2016 Spring Turkey Season Heading Down Home Stretch

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Tennessee Department of Health says Wildlife Rabies Vaccination Project protects People and Pets

 

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to help prevent rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. The annual baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, began in Tennessee September 25th, 2015.

“Control of raccoon rabies is vital to public health. We are pleased to be part of this important and effective program to reduce rabies in wildlife, which helps prevent transmission to people, pets and livestock,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.

Tennessee Works with USDA, Other Southeast States to Prevent Raccoon Rabies

Tennessee Works with USDA, Other Southeast States to Prevent Raccoon Rabies

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TWRA reports Spring Turkey Harvest again passes 30,000 mark

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee turkey hunters passed the 30,000 harvest mark for the 13th straight year during the spring season which concluded May 17th across the state.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports that the 2015 harvest stands at 31,429. Numbers continue to trickle into the Agency.

The harvest currently stands a little less than the 2014 harvest of 32,495 and 2013’s 32,489. «Read the rest of this article»

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TWRA reports Fall Turkey Harvest stands at more than 1,400

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee turkey hunters recorded 1,464 harvests during the two-week 2014 fall turkey season which was held in October.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports that the 2014 fall harvest stands at 1,464. The harvest is 165 less than the 1,628 harvested during the 2013 fall season. Fall turkey hunting was allowed in 78 of the state’s 95 counties this fall. «Read the rest of this article»

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TWRA to get help from Quail Forever Staff addition with State Game Bird’s Restoration Efforts

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – As part of the recently-implemented “Tennessee Northern Bobwhite Quail Restoration Plan” a third person has been added as a Quail Forever farm bill wildlife biologist in the state.

David Peters joins the Quail Forever staff. He will work closely with Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency staff on the plan to help bring back the bobwhite quail population which has seen its numbers decline over the past several decades. His primary area of responsibility will be in TWRA Region III, which includes one of the four quail focus Wildlife Management Areas, the Bridgestone/Firestone Centennial WMA. «Read the rest of this article»

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