TWRA Requesting Public Input For 2014-15 Hunting Regulations

Friday, January 10, 2014

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is soliciting comments for its 2014-15 hunting seasons’ regulations. This is an opportunity for the public to provide ideas and share concerns about hunting regulations with TWRA staff. The comment period will be open through Sunday, Feb. 23.

Public comments will be considered by TWRA’s Wildlife Division staff and may be presented as proposals for regulation changes. Comments may be submitted by mail to: 2014-15 Hunting Season Comments, TWRA, Wildlife and Forestry Division, P.

O. Box 40747, Nashville, Tn. 37204 or emailed to twra.comment@tn.gov.  Please include “Hunting Season Comments” on the subject line of emailed submissions.  


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