Outdoor Chattanooga News And Events

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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Cleveland State's Robert Brewer Receives Environmental Honors

TWRA Responds To 3 Boating Accidents

Tennessee Hunting And Trapping Guide - The Same But Different


The Tennessee Wildlife Foundation honored Cleveland State Community College Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries program director Robert Brewer as the Conservation Educator of the Year at the 55th ... (click for more)

TWRA officers responded to three serious boating incidents over the weekend. Incidents resulted in three life flights to area medical establishments. The first incident occurred on Watts ... (click for more)

The 2020-21 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide is out and being delivered to stores where licenses are sold. Check out changes to rules and regulations for this upcoming deer season in the ... (click for more)



Outdoors

Cleveland State's Robert Brewer Receives Environmental Honors

The Tennessee Wildlife Foundation honored Cleveland State Community College Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries program director Robert Brewer as the Conservation Educator of the Year at the 55th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards. “Winning this award means the world to me,” said Mr. Brewer. “It tells me my work is recognized by my colleagues and that it is making a difference ... (click for more)

TWRA Responds To 3 Boating Accidents

TWRA officers responded to three serious boating incidents over the weekend. Incidents resulted in three life flights to area medical establishments. The first incident occurred on Watts Bar, just north of King Creek in Roane County, around 6 p.m. on Saturday. A 48-year-old Rockwood man entered the water from his boat, misjudging water depth. The boat propeller struck the ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga To Welcome Nonstop United Service To Houston, Resume Chicago flights

The Chattanooga Airport will welcome nonstop United Express flights, operated by SkyWest Airlines, to Houston beginning Thursday, Oct. 1. The creation of Chattanooga's second direct flight to Texas will establish a gateway to hundreds of domestic and international destinations offered at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, officials said. In addition to the Houston flight, ... (click for more)

Legislature Makes Staying Overnight On State Property A Felony; Those Charged Must Serve At Least 12 Hours In Jail

The Tennessee Legislature in special session on Wednesday passed a bill that makes it a felony to stay overnight on state property. The punishment for the Class E felony would be up to six years in prison. Those who are arrested under the new law would have to spend at least 12 hours in jail without bond. Camping is defined as laying down a blanket, sleeping bag or other ... (click for more)

Opinion

PILOTs In The Pandemic Period

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost everything. But there are a few exceptions. One exception is how easy it still is for a company to get a Payment-in-Lieu-of-Tax (PILOT) Agreement from Hamilton County. On Wednesday at the Hamilton County Commission agenda meeting, commissioners and the county mayor appeared enthusiastic about approving a property tax break for Southern ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Sea To Shining Sea’

If you were to poll the most travelled among us, Portland, Ore., would be among the finalists on every list as “The Most Beautiful City” in the United States. Yet, today, it is a run-away choice as the ugliest in America. For over two-and-half months the state capital has unwillingly hosted a full-fledged riot almost every night. Two weeks ago, the city’s now-despicable mayor, leftist ... (click for more)