The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is seeking public input regarding deer management in Tennessee at three public meetings early next month. Meetings will be held in West, Middle, and East Tennessee on the evenings of Sept. 4, 5, and 6, respectively.
All members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend. The agency is particularly interested in getting feedback from those who experience impacts (positive or negative) from deer or the management of deer. This includes hunters, farmers, motorists, wildlife viewers, homeowners, or anyone else with a vested interest in how deer are managed in the state.
Input received at the meeting will be used to inform the development of a 5-year strategic plan for TWRA’s Deer Management Program.
Details for each meeting are listed below:
Sept. 4 - University of Tennessee-West Tenn. Ag Research & Education Center 605 Airways Blvd., Suite 104, Jackson, TN 38301 7-9 p.m. CDT
Sept. 5 Lane Agri-Park Auditorium 315 John R. Rice Boulevard, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 7-9 p.m. CDT
Sept. 6 University of Tennessee-Plant Biotech Building (Rooms 156/157) 2505 E.J. Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996 7-9 p.m. EDT