This year 108 athletes were named to the 2023 Academic All-State Team and were honored on Saturday, September 16th at Maury County Gun Club.
The 2023–2024 virtual classes will consist of topics ranging from habitat management to deer hunting to wild game cooking and more.
By joining the Federation’s Corporate Council, companies link arms with a recognized leader in conservation and the millions of hunters, birders, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts we represent.
The 42 Tennessee teams brought home an impressive 77 National Titles, the second-highest amount out of all the states.
On July 27, Tennessee Wildlife Federation lost its first executive director and longtime friend, Anthony “Tony” Campbell.
Horace Tipton, outdoorsman and former legislative liaison, is the newest member of Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Conservation Policy team.
Every year, Tennessee Wildlife Federation tracks the legislation at state and federal levels to advocate for bills that will advance conservation and against those that will negatively impact wildlife, lands, outdoor recreation, and more.
From songbirds in the trees to blooming native wildflowers to flowing rivers teeming with wildlife, Tennessee is incredibly diverse—but it wasn’t always that way.
The Bass Pro Shops store in Kodak, TN, recently presented Tennessee Wildlife Federation with a check for $6,211 from the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund.
As of June 2023, the Federation has enhanced and protected more than 15,000 acres of land across the state and planted more than 500,000 trees.
There were almost 3,000 individual entries at the 2023 Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) State Championships.
Act On Issues
Congress is expected to pass the CWD Research and Management Act to combat CWD, a contagious and fatal disease affecting deer and elk.
The North American Grasslands Conservation Act is essential for restoring North America’s grasslands and prairies.
The 1937 Pittman-Robertson (PR) Wildlife Restoration and the 1952 Dingell-Johnson (DJ) Sport Fish Restoration Acts provide for a “user pays” American System of Conservation Funding.
On June 14, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA). More than 1,400 animal and plant species in Tennessee are at risk of becoming threatened or endangered.