Comment Period Open On 2019-20 Fishing Regulation Proposals

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Fisheries Division presented its proposed 2019-20 fishing regulation proposals during the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s August meeting held at TWRA’s Region II Ray Bell Building.

The public is invited to provide comments on the proposals. The deadline for sport fishing comments is Sept. 14. To provide comments, email TWRA at fishingreg.comments@tn.gov, or write to TWRA Fisheries Division, P.O. Box 40747, Nashville, Tn. 37204.

The TFWC will vote on the sport fish and commercial fish regulations at its Sept. 20-21 meeting to be held in Knoxville. If approved, the sport fishing changes would become effective March 1, 2019.  


Hunters Encouraged To Take Deer To Checking Stations This Saturday For Data Collection And CWD Surveillance

Historic University And Global Conservation Organization Tread New Ground

2018-19 Gun Hunting Season For Deer Opens Nov. 17


The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be collecting deer biological data on the opening day of the rifle season, Nov. 17 at various locations across East Tennessee. Data to be collected ... (click for more)

The University of the South, familiarly known as Sewanee, and The Nature Conservancy announced that the organizations are collaborating on a new forest management plan for a 13,000-acre forested ... (click for more)

Tennessee’s 2018-19 gun hunting season for deer opens Saturday, Nov. 17. Deer gun season has the traditional opening date of the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving. During gun season, sportsmen ... (click for more)


Outdoors

Hunters Encouraged To Take Deer To Checking Stations This Saturday For Data Collection And CWD Surveillance

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be collecting deer biological data on the opening day of the rifle season, Nov. 17 at various locations across East Tennessee. Data to be collected will include deer age estimates, antler measurements, and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) surveillance samples. With the addition of Internet checking in 2009 and the TWRA On the Go mobile ... (click for more)

Historic University And Global Conservation Organization Tread New Ground

The University of the South, familiarly known as Sewanee, and The Nature Conservancy announced that the organizations are collaborating on a new forest management plan for a 13,000-acre forested landscape located within the southern Cumberland Plateau, a global hotspot for ecological diversity. “Known as the university’s ‘Domain,’ these landholdings represent one of the first ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Jon Hembree Of Bradley County Charged In August Church Fire In Polk County

Jon Hembree, 32, of Bradley County, has been arrested on an arson charge in relation to a church fire that happened in Polk County on Aug. 15. A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and several other agencies resulted in the indictment and arrest. At the request of 10 th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, on Aug. 16, ... (click for more)

Teen On GPS Warrants For Prior Arrests Located At Howard School With Gun In His Locker

/A teen who was on GPS monitoring for prior juvenile arrests was taken into custody on Monday morning at Howard School with a handgun in his locker. Desmond Orando McKevie, who just turned 18 last month, is charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, vandalism, possessing a firearm with the intent to go armed, and carrying weapons on school property At 10 ... (click for more)

Opinion

HES Can't Be Matched, Replicated Or Cheaply Duplicated

As a volunteer at the Humane Educational Society for four years, I have first-hand knowledge of the work this organization does and the conditions it has to overcome to do it. The 118-year-old facility in which the administration, staff and volunteers work every day is at the end of its road. A new shelter space is more than warranted. The good news is that there are county funds ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Thanksgiving Request

Just what if … this Thursday you could say "Thank you" to someone who, chances are, you never met nor even heard the other’s name? There is also no way you’ll ever get a thank-you note, nor have your Sunday School class friends at church whisper how much they richly appreciated your kind thoughtfulness, secretly aquiver that you will not tell them what it was that earned such praise ... (click for more)