Up and down the Tennessee and Cumberland River Basins, Asian carp are one of the largest threats facing waters, fisheries, recreation, and local economies. This winter, the Federation led the effort that secured $25 million in federal funding to fight Asian carp and opened those funds to the Southeast. That money is being allocated by […]
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The Tennessee General Assembly is in session now, making laws affecting wildlife and you.
This pillar of conservation needs to be permanently and fully funded—one bill could fix that.
Asian carp are a serious threat to our aquatic ecosystems, recreation, and economy.
CWD is a threat to Tennessee’s deer populations and the conservation funding they generate.
This bill would give Tennessee $18.8 million annually to keep species from becoming endangered.
Commercial boat rentals have crowded individual users off public waters and are damaging our natural resources.
The current funding model has reached its limit. New leadership for adequate conservation funding is needed.
The bi-partisan America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act contains multiple hunting, fishing, and conservation priorities. In Tennessee, the act would establish a CWD task force, reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act until 2025, encourage partnerships among public agencies and private groups to promote fish conservation, and much more. The act unanimously passed the U.S. Senate […]
The Federation presented a public policy update about issues facing conservation and wildlife to members of the Tennessee Chapter of The Wildlife Society at their annual meeting. The presentation is a valuable way for student and professional conservationists to keep informed about state and federal legislation and key issues that can impact Tennessee’s wildlife and […]