February TFWC Meeting Is Postponed

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Due to inclement weather, the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting scheduled for Feb. 18 and 19 will be rescheduled to a later time. 

The TFWC will have a special called meeting via zoom on Wednesday at 9 a.m. CST to discuss continuances on the three rules that were scheduled for rulemaking hearings.

The live stream of the virtual meetings will be available at https://www.youtube.com/user/tennesseewildcast or through their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/tnwildlife.


New Hunting And Fishing Licenses On Sale

TWRA Announces Updates To Proposal For Public Land Duck Hunting Changes; TFWC Meeting March 4-5 in Franklin

Nationwide Volunteers Gather To Create COVID-19 Memorials


The new 2021-22 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale, with over one million licenses expected to be purchased in the coming year. All current yearly Tennessee hunting and fishing ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s proposal for public land duck hunting and blind drawing procedures has significantly changed in the last month in response to public comments. This proposal ... (click for more)

The Floral Heart Project, a COVID-19 Memorial effort, will lay floral hearts in cities and towns across the US in conjunction with a National Day of Mourning effort. The Floral Heart Project, ... (click for more)



Outdoors

New Hunting And Fishing Licenses On Sale

The new 2021-22 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale, with over one million licenses expected to be purchased in the coming year. All current yearly Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses expire Sunday, Feb. 28. Licenses are available online anytime at www.GoOutdoorsTennessee.com , on the TWRA “On the Go App,” or at one of more than 700 license agents across ... (click for more)

TWRA Announces Updates To Proposal For Public Land Duck Hunting Changes; TFWC Meeting March 4-5 in Franklin

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s proposal for public land duck hunting and blind drawing procedures has significantly changed in the last month in response to public comments. This proposal is a substantial effort to increase the number of duck hunters who get drawn to hunt TWRA public wildlife management areas (WMAs) each season. The updated proposal now increases ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Westrock Facility Off Manufacturers Road Damaged By 2-Alarm Fire Sunday Afternoon

Chattanooga firefighters prevented a two-alarm fire from spreading through a massive warehouse on Sunday afternoon. The call came out at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday to the WestRock facility on Compress Street off Manufacturers Road. WestRock makes cardboard boxes. Responding crews could see heavy smoke coming from the structure and knew they were dealing with an active fire. ... (click for more)

Tony Bigoms, Convicted In 2012 Murder Of Dana Wilkes, Dies In State Prison

Tony Bigoms, 61, who was convicted in the 2012 murder of Dana Wilkes, died on Friday in a state prison. Bigoms was tried and convicted twice in the murder and dismemberment of Ms. Wilkes. Her body was found on the banks of the Chickamauga River. He was convicted of first-degree murder in 2014, but was granted a retrial after the court of appeals found issues with the sequestration ... (click for more)

Opinion

COVID Vaccine: Fomenting Fear And Spreading Disinformation

Tennesseans have proven we are resilient and determined moving through the COVID pandemic response. Getting to this point in our state -- one of only a handful that has economic growth, open schools and an ability to see a light at the end of this proverbial tunnel -- has taken unbelievable effort. Yet, one revelation of many over the last year has been the need to reject those ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden In March

It was about midnight last night, just at the point we flip a page on the calendar, when the month of March arrived in the middle of a thunderstorm. You bet, just as it has for ages, this month arrives like a lion and eases out 31 days from now as a lamb. I could hardly mind the thunder; I am so glad to see the arrival of spring and the promise my flowers will awake from their winter’s ... (click for more)