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 application, less than half of harvested deer are brought ... (click for more)

Cleveland State’s Student Wildlands Adventure Program (SWAP) was nominated for and won the southwest section (Region 3) of the U.S. Forest Service’s Gifford Pinchot Award for Excellence in Interpretation and Conservation Education
Cleveland State’s Student Wildlands Adventure Program (SWAP) was nominated for and won the southwest section (Region 3) of the U.S. Forest Service’s Gifford Pinchot Award for Excellence in Interpretation and Conservation Education

Interior Recycling Bins Available At All Tennessee State Parks

Historic University And Global Conservation Organization Tread New Ground



Visitors to Tennessee State Parks will now be able to use interior recycling bins at all 56 of the state parks in the second phase of improvements to the parks’ recycling program. The bins for the interior locations at the parks follow the placement of over 400 exterior recycling receptacles ... (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 landscape located within the southern Cumberland Plateau, a global hotspot for ecological diversity. ... (click for more)



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

Tennessee State Parks Host Free Hikes The Day After Thanksgiving

Waterfowl Season Opens In Georgia On Nov. 17


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)

Tennessee State Parks will offer free, guided hikes at all 56 state parks the day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 23. “Tennessee’s state parks are once again offering the opportunity to get outdoors ... (click for more)

With waterfowl hunting season opening Saturday, Nov. 17, duck and goose hunters across Georgia should find similar wetland conditions to last year, according to experts with the Georgia Department ... (click for more)


Daily Poll