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  • GOU's big day at BassPro Shops

    by Tennessee Wildlife Federation | Sep 18, 2014
    In preparation for their October "Pinnacle Trip" to the Washington Cascade Mountains, a group of Great Outdoors University participants, staff, and volunteers spent the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug. 26, "gearing up" at BassPro Shops in Memphis.
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  • Hummingbirds take center stage

    by Tennessee Wildlife Federation | Sep 17, 2014
    Love hummingbirds? You're not alone. These amazing feathered acrobats have been the subjects of several festivals and events across Tennessee this summer, including the Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival (WOH) at the Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville and Nashville's Warner Parks Nature Center hummingbird banding project, both of which are supported by TWF.
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  • Opening the books on environmental litigation for the good of conservation

    by Lowell Baier | Sep 16, 2014
    This is the time of year when most of us find out what’s been going on lately with fish and wildlife and their habitats. We have done some fishing and will soon begin hunting. This is when we run into “them”. “They” have closed a road we like. “They” have left the forest unmanaged, driving the deer out on to crop fields. “They” have cut the fish hatchery program...
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  • TWF Deer Survey results/comments now available

    by Tennessee Wildlife Federation | Aug 11, 2014
    The results of TWF's Deer Hunter's Survey, published May 15, are now available, as well as individual comments made by participants. More than 6,500 people took part in the survey, which yielded some interesting trends and discoveries. Click "Full Story."
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  • Tennessee shooters dominate Scholastic Clay Target Program National Championships

    by Tennessee Wildlife Federation | Jul 31, 2014
    Tennessee is fast becoming a hotbed of talent in the world of competitive shooting sports. Last week at the Scholastic Clay Target Program National Championships in Sparta, Ill., athletes of the Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program (TNSCTP) - one of the Tennessee Wildlife Federation's signature programs - dominated the event in both participation and performance.
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  • HFTH honors Memphis students

    by Tennessee Wildlife Federation | Apr 17, 2014
    TWF Chairman of the Board Dr. Jack Gayden and Hunters for the Hungry (HFTH) Manager Matt Simcox visited Memphis University School (MUS) and Hutchison School, also in Memphis, April 14-15 to present “Top Gun” awards to students who excelled in raising funds for hunger relief through HFTH during the 2013/2014 deer season.
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  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces No Fish Hatchery Closures This Year, Issues Report Highlighting Ongoing Budget Challenges

    by Tennessee Wildlife Federation | Nov 19, 2013
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced that it does not intend to close any of the nation’s national fish hatcheries in the current fiscal year, but warned that closures may be necessary in FY 2015 given fiscal uncertainty and growing operations costs. The Service released a report today examining the challenges facing the Service’s National Fish Hatchery System (NFHS), which will serve as the basis of discussions with stakeholders on how best to operate the system in a more sustainable manner while supporting the agency’s highest fish and aquatic conservation priorities...
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New TWF video celebrates Tennessee's unique wildlife and biodiversity

This five-minute, high-definition feature explores Tennessee's heritage of abundant wildlife, biodiversity, and conservation successes.  The video was filmed and produced for TWF by The Renaissance Center and seven-time Emmy Award-winning Tennessee's Wild Side, and written and narrated by Ken Tucker.

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