America’s Longest Serving Wildlife Chief, Gary Myers

Jul 13, 2021

Cool-toned mountain landscape. The blue-gray mountains rest in the fog beneath a pale orange sky. A logo is overlaid that says, "75 years of conservation."

In celebration of Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s 75th year, Gary Myers talks about the importance of having an organization like the Federation for partnership and accountability.

Gary Myers severed as the executive director of Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) for 31 years, 1978–2009, making him the longest-serving wildlife chief in the nation.

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