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Tennessee is lined with countless streams and rivers that run into more than 1,000 lakes. The square mileage of water accounts for a little more than 2 percent of the state’s total surface area. And where there is water there are fish. Tennessee is home to an estimated 280 native fish species.
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Over the past ten years, economic development interests within the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) have conceived and begun to implement a plan to create a greenfield economic “megasite” between Brownsville, Tennessee and Memphis, Tennessee. As a point of clarification, a “greenfield megasite” is a tract consisting of at least 1,000 acres with water, sewer, highway, and rail access on previously undeveloped land.
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In 2004, the Tennessee Wildlife Federation embarked upon a journey that many in the conservation and hunting community questioned – establishing a personal right to hunt and fish for the citizens of Tennessee. At the time, there were no challenges to Tennessee’s hunting, angling, and trapping heritage. There were only a handful of hunters and anglers across the state even paying attention.