Outdoors

Turkey Season To Start As Scheduled; Lakes And Rivers To Remain Open

Tennessee’s 2020 statewide spring turkey hunting season will be held as scheduled and the state’s lakes and rivers and access areas controlled by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will remain open. “Governor (Bill) Lee’s Executive Orders 22 and 23 identifies outdoor activity as an essential activity provided that individuals follow Health Guidelines,” said Kurt Holbert, chairman of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission. ... (click for more)

Pink Super Moon at midnight Tuesday
Photo by Mark Herndon
Pink Super Moon at midnight Tuesday

Riverpark Closed; ESNP, Chester Frost Park Open For Limited Use

TVA Expands Recreation Closures During Evolving COVID-19 Response


In response to state and local Executive Orders, The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department is announcing the following changes, effective Saturday: Tennessee Riverpark is closed. Enterprise South Nature Park is open for passive day-use only, no restrooms. Chester Frost Park ... (click for more)

In response to enhanced public health guidance from federal and state authorities, the Tennessee Valley Authority is closing additional public recreation areas to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The closures began on Friday morning and will continue indefinitely. TVA recreation ... (click for more)



Turkeys Hunters Reminded Of New "Tag Before You Drag" As Season Starts

Spring May Bring Black Bear Sightings In Georgia

Prentice Cooper State Forest Closed To Prevent Potential Spread Of COVID-19


The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is reminding hunters of a slight change in harvest reporting requirements this year. Beginning with the 2020 spring turkey hunting season, the “Tag Before ... (click for more)

Sightings of Georgia’s native black bears typically begin to pick up in the spring. These sightings are normal, and are to be expected across the state, according to the Georgia Department of ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is closing Prentice Cooper State Forest until further notice to prevent potential spread of COVID-19. “Despite urging the public ... (click for more)


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