TWRA Announces Awarding Of Aquatic Stream Clean-Up Grants For 2018

Friday, September 15, 2017

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the award of grant dollars to assist with 2018 aquatic stream clean-up projects across the state.

The grants were awarded to various organizations for 19 projects across the state.

The program is designed to assist cities, schools, community organizations, civic groups, watershed organizations, and conservation groups, with sream clean-up projects.

For more information on the program, contact Della Sawyers in the TWRA Environmental Services Division at (615) 781-6577 or by e-mail at Della.Sawyers@tn.gov with any questions. 


Riverpark Boat Ramp Closed Due To Rising Water

Summary Of Deer Management Plan Presented During TFWC's December Meeting

2019 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts Application Period Is Dec. 12-Jan. 16


The Riverpark Boat Ramp has been closed due to rising waters. The fishing piers remain open. (click for more)

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s five-year strategic deer management plan was presented during the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s final meeting of 2018. The two-day meeting ... (click for more)

The application period for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2019 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts is Dec. 12 through Jan. 16. Applications are available and will be accepted at any TWRA license ... (click for more)


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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s five-year strategic deer management plan was presented during the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s final meeting of 2018. The two-day meeting concluded Friday at the TWRA’s Region II Ray Bell Building in the Ellington Agricultural Center. The strategic deer management plan has six major goals. This includes gathering more information ... (click for more)

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