If anything is worth doing, it’s worth doing well. Here is an interesting story from Ultimateuplandnews.com about conservation dollars and the impact (or lack thereof) of conservation non-profits and focuses on game bird and waterfowl conservation efforts and how the non-profits associated with these wildlife are performing towards their mission. FOLLOW THIS LINK. (But go ahead […]
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By Michael Butler, CEO, Tennessee Wildlife Federation Sections of this article are taken directly from the following sources, and from direct communications with Fisheries Chief Bobby Wilson of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. http://www.asiancarp.us/index.htm http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2014/07/23/asian-carp-target-of-new-mississippi-development.html Tennessee is experiencing a significant expansion and growing problem of Asian carp in our rivers. This article is an effort […]
The monarch, known for its bold orange coloring, rules as king of the butterflies. However, that reign is in danger of coming to a tragic end. In 1996, the population of monarch butterflies in North America reached records of one billion. In the past 20 years that number has plummeted 90 percent according to the […]
Produced by the Wild Hog Eradication Action Team, this video explores the introduction, impact, and eradication efforts of feral hogs in Tennessee. Please share with anyone you know who values Tennessee’s Great Outdoors.
The state’s Senate Majority Leader, Mark Norris (R-Collierville), launched the Tennessee Nutrition Caucus earlier this month, bringing legislators and multiple organizations together to address the ever-growing issue of hunger relief. On Tuesday, March 25, the Tennessee Wildlife Federation (TWF) was invited to participate alongside other groups engaged in the fight against hunger and malnutrition, including […]
by Office of Sen. Lamar Alexander WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of the Water Resources Development Act, which included a plan similar to his to replace Chickamauga Lock, as well as Alexander’s permanent ban stopping the U.S. Army […]
Since the Tennessee Wildlife Federation teamed with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to release the first elk in December of 2000, a total of 167 elk have been relocated to Tennessee from Elk Island National Park in Canada and LBL in Kentucky. All of the 31 elk released in February 2003 are alive and well! […]
All the way back to Ancient Rome, democratic societies have recognized the individual right to hunt and fish. But during the Norman Conquest in England, a landowner could be put to death for hunting or fishing on his own property. On Bastille Day, the French go fishing to celebrate their independence—the inability to do so […]
One of the most dangerous pieces of legislation in modern history was first introduced in the Tennessee General Assembly’s 2011 session. “The White-tailed Deer Breeding and Farming Act” would have legalized the breeding, purchase and sale of white-tailed deer as livestock for the purpose of penned hunting. Tennessee Wildlife Federation was proud to lead a […]
Starting with the 2010 legislative session, a small group of state House members undertook an effort to shut down the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) by placing the Agency in “wind-down” mode, which would prepare TWRA and its critical wildlife and fisheries management work for elimination. Reauthorizations affect every state agency; the problem in the […]