Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife and natural resources, welcomes its newest addition, Jeff Pratt. Jeff will serve in the Federation’s development department, working with conservation philanthropists across Tennessee as well as assisting with donor events and gatherings. “As our organization continues to grow, we’re […]
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Along with the calls of spring peepers, nothing says spring is on the way more than the courtship of American woodcocks. Not familiar with these field- and forest-dwelling shorebirds? You’re not alone. Sometimes called timberdoodles, woodcocks are remarkably well camouflaged to blend in with leaf litter and are nearly impossible to find during the day. […]
Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife and natural resources, welcomes its newest addition, Kevin Botts. As the director of policy–a new position for the growing Federation–Botts will guide the monitoring and analysis of legislation as well as create and execute comprehensive legislative strategies. He will […]
A senior in high school, Olivia Longsworth, is one of the 41 Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) athletes that make up St. Mary’s Episcopal School all-girls trap team in Memphis. Olivia began shooting trap in 2018 as a freshman. “It’s really about the community for me. I had never found a sport or a […]
Ed Carter retired in May 2020 from his position as executive director of Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). Throughout his career, Carter was a positive force in managing and conserving Tennessee’s fish, wildlife and public use of natural resources In celebration of Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s 75th year, Ed shared his views about the importance and […]
Last week marked my first as chairman of the board for Tennessee Wildlife Federation. I’d like to say a heartfelt thanks to both our past chairman, Ric Wolbrecht, and to you. It is only because of the combination of your support and his leadership that the Federation has had an absolutely unbelievable five years. I […]
Last weekend in duck blinds across northwest Tennessee, 112 teens had the opportunity to experience world-class duck hunting—many for the first time—at the 13th Annual Davis P. Rice Memorial Youth Waterfowl Hunt. The weekend remembers Davis Rice through his favorite pastime and fosters an appreciation for wildlife conservation. Rice tragically passed away in 2007. “Tennessee […]
This February, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program to process 2,600 pounds of venison to help feed Tennessee’s hungriest. Hunters for the Hungry feeds Tennesseans in need by providing hunger relief organizations with venison donated by generous deer hunters. The venison is processed and then […]
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Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife and natural resources, is taking nominations for its 56th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards. Details and nomination materials can be found at tnwf.org/CAA. Nominations close March 5 at 5 p.m. CT. The Federation is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021, […]