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Free Hunting Day is Saturday
Free Hunting Day is Saturday

Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license this Saturday, Aug. 24th which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season.

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Public Invited To Saturday's STONES RIVER WATERSHED Meeting
Public Invited To Saturday's STONES RIVER WATERSHED Meeting

The public is encouraged to attend the ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING of the Stones River Watershed from 9:00AM-1:00PM this coming Saturday (6/8/2019) at the Lions Log Cabin in Cannonsburgh, 407 Hickerson Drive.

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Deer Poaching Case in Grundy County
Deer Poaching Case in Grundy County

A detailed investigation led Grundy County Sergeant Brandon Selvog and Sequatchie County Officer Shawn Edgmon to file a strong case in Grundy County involving three illegal white-tail bucks and a stolen weapon.

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Large cat spotted behind Coconut Bay Cafe in Murfreesboro  - VIDEO
Large cat spotted behind Coconut Bay Cafe in Murfreesboro - VIDEO

Spotted by Molly Peco in Murfreesboro TN at Coconut Bay Cafe...

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Deer, Bear, Raccoons--OH MY!
Deer, Bear, Raccoons--OH MY!

Murfreesboro continues to be the tenth fastest growing cities with a population over 100-thousand in the United States. That may be bringing more quality jobs to the community, but it's creating a challenge for deer, turkeys, raccoons, groundhogs, skunks, and more.

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Armadillos in the Midstate
Armadillos in the Midstate

A non-native nocturnal animal is being seen more and more in Tennessee. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports armadillos have been migrating for years into the state.

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TWRA Urges Boating Safety
TWRA Urges Boating Safety

Headed to Percy Priest lake this weekend? Even though boating season is just starting to get underway, Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency has already seen some accidents, according to TWRA officer Jeff Webb.

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Time to Renew Hunting and Fishing Licenses
Time to Renew Hunting and Fishing Licenses

If you have a 2017-2018 hunting or fishing license, those expire February 28th. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now selling licenses that will be good through February 2019.

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TWRA Asking for Public Input
TWRA Asking for Public Input

Tennessee wildlife officials are seeking public comments on regulations for the 2018-19 hunting season.

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Application Period For Turkey Hunts Underway
Application Period For Turkey Hunts Underway

The application period for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2017 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts is underway through Jan. 17, 2018.

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TWRA has Not Updated Endangered Species List in 16 years
TWRA has Not Updated Endangered Species List in 16 years

An audit has found that the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has not updated the state's endangered species list in 16 years, even though it is required to do so every two years.

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What was thought to be a Mountain Lion in Lebanon, TN is a Bobcat
What was thought to be a Mountain Lion in Lebanon, TN is a Bobcat

Imagine finding a Mountain Lion in your back yard. Well, that is what Jim Kutz in Lebanon, Tennessee thought he stumbled upon...

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Hunters Be Careful - Dry Conditions Could Spark Fires
Hunters Be Careful - Dry Conditions Could Spark Fires

As deer hunting season gets into full swing, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is urging hunters to be careful where fire is concerned.

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Dove Season Opened on Thursday (9/1/16)
Dove Season Opened on Thursday (9/1/16)

Dove hunting season opened on Thursday, Sept. 1 at noon (local time), which marks the annual start of one of Tennessee's most long-standing outdoor sports traditions.

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WHAT? The Removal of the Browns Mill Dam in Lascassas?
WHAT? The Removal of the Browns Mill Dam in Lascassas?

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be hosting a public information session in regard to the Browns Mill Dam removal and river access located on the East Fork of the Stones River in Rutherford County.

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TWRA will No Longer Move Animals to Change Numbers in Certain Parts of the State

Previously, game wardens might physically move elk or turkeys to a certain part of the state to beef-up numbers. 

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Enter Your Wildlife Photo in the TWRA Contest
Enter Your Wildlife Photo in the TWRA Contest
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now accepting entries for its 2014-15 photo contest for publication in the Tennessee Wildlife Magazine’s annual calendar issue.
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Special Guest is a Retired TWRA Agent! Great Stories to be Heard on this Podcast!
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TWRA Wants to Hear from You on the Subject of Hunting
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to hear from people with concerns about the state’s hunting regulations. 
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TWRA now has an app
This mobile web application has been optimized just for folks using smaller screens who would like the convenience of buying licenses and boat renewals from mobile devices.

 
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Time to get your hunting license in Tennessee
Tennessee’s 2012-13 hunting and fishing licenses have expired, and the new licenses are on sale.
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Who knew? Hunters and anglers have a $2.9 billion impact on Tennessee
Who knew? Hunters and anglers have a $2.9 billion impact on Tennessee
"Many people may not fully comprehend how important hunting and fishing are to the fabric of this country. Yet nationally there are more people who hunt or fish than go bowling"
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