Action Alert:  Oppose Allowing Hunting Over Bait in Tennessee (HB 1618)

Feb 20, 2024 NDA Staff

Tennessee House Bill 1618 would legalize hunting over bait on private land. Currently, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) prohibits the use of bait as an aid for taking wildlife. The regulation reads:   No person…

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Tennessee Hosting Public Meetings To Form New Deer Management Plan

Oct 23, 2023 Torin Miller

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is hosting a series of four public meetings across the state this week to discuss new deer and turkey management plans. The TWRA is in the process of developing…

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Action Alert: USFS Seeking Comments on National Forest Project in Tennessee

Feb 13, 2023 Torin Miller

The United States Forest Service (USFS) Cherokee National Forest, Watauga Ranger District is currently accepting comments on its proposed Pond Mountain Project on approximately 8,548 acres of National Forest System lands on the Cherokee National…

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TWRA Seeking Public Comments on Draft CWD Management Plan

Jan 25, 2023 Torin Miller

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is requesting public comments on a new five-year chronic wasting disease (CWD) strategic plan. The CWD Response and Management plan will serve as a guiding document for TWRA staff…

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