TWRA Requesting Public Input For 2018-19 Hunting Regulations

Monday, January 15, 2018

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is soliciting comments for its 2018-19 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 Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018.

Public comments will be considered by TWRA staff and may be presented as proposals for regulation changes. Comments may be submitted by mail to: 2018-19 Hunting Season Comments, TWRA, Wildlife and Forestry Division, P.O.
Box 40747, Nashville, Tn. 37204 or emailed to TWRA.HuntingComments@tn.gov.  Please include “Hunting Season Comments” on the subject line of emailed submissions.  

Informational Meeting On Wildlife Rabies Management In Tennessee And Georgia Set For Friday

PODCAST: Dawson Wheeler, Clint Powell Interview Liz McLaurin Of Land Trust For Tennessee

Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park Seeks Volunteers For Annual National Public Lands Day


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services program is holding an informational meeting on the status of wildlife rabies and wildlife rabies management efforts in Tennessee and ... (click for more)

Clint Powell and Dawson Wheeler talked with Liz McLaurin. Ms. McLaurin succeeded the Land Trust for Tennessee's founding President and CEO Jeanie Nelson. During her first year as president ... (click for more)

Join volunteers across the nation on Saturday, Sept. 28 taking part in National Public Lands Day - the largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands in the United States. This year’s activities ... (click for more)


Outdoors

Informational Meeting On Wildlife Rabies Management In Tennessee And Georgia Set For Friday

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services program is holding an informational meeting on the status of wildlife rabies and wildlife rabies management efforts in Tennessee and Georgia on Friday, at 10 a.m. at The Colonnade (Catoosa County Civic Center), 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold. Wildlife biologists from Wildlife Services will provide updates on wildlife rabies ... (click for more)

PODCAST: Dawson Wheeler, Clint Powell Interview Liz McLaurin Of Land Trust For Tennessee

Clint Powell and Dawson Wheeler talked with Liz McLaurin. Ms. McLaurin succeeded the Land Trust for Tennessee's founding President and CEO Jeanie Nelson. During her first year as president and CEO, The Land Trust for Tennessee protected over 18,000 acres and brought over $16 Million to the closing table for conservation. In 2015, Ms. McLaurin led a strategic planning process ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Construction Set To Start Next Spring On $25 Million Chattanooga Airport Parking Deck; Terminal To Expand; Enplanements Continue To Increase

Terry Hart, president of the Chattanooga Airport, said at the August board meeting that it has been a good summer for the airport with enplanements in June increasing 12½ percent above last year and seven percent in July. For the first seven months of the year, enplanements are up 12 ½ percent with an increase of 2,500 arrivals and departures year-to-date over 2018. However, a leveling ... (click for more)

Jobanie Martinez, 21, Sought In Dalton Shooting Of 2 On Sunday Night

The Dalton Police Department is investigating a late-night shooting incident on Sunday that sent two people to local hospitals with injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening. The man who investigators have identified as the shooter, Jobanie Martinez, 21, is still at large. The victims and the shooter were known to each other. The incident happened at approximately ... (click for more)

Opinion

Remembering LaVaughn "Whitey" Cantrell

Our community is blessed with many good Southern Gospel singers and groups. One such person was LaVaugh “Whitey” Cantrell. “Whitey” as he is known around here passed away on Friday. “Whitey” received His nickname at Rossville High School where he graduated. Mr. Cantrell worked at Combustion Engineering as a welder until his retirement in 1991. I first became acquainted with ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 'White Privilege' Is A Myth

Several weeks ago, I must admit I had never heard of Patrick Hampton, an African American who has just joined a promising conservative think talk not-for-profit group known as Hamilton Flourishing. Headed by longtime executive and dream-maker Doug Daugherty, the group is in the perfect position to make a lasting impact on our all-inclusive community. Patrick Hampton made a huge ... (click for more)