Latest Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Stories

2014-05-06 23:17:52

The new River Otter Falls exhibit at the Tennessee Aquarium is a chance for people to learn a conservation comeback story. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 River Otter Falls Opens at the Tennessee Aquarium; Meet The Furry Faces of Conservation A romp of feisty otters is making a big splash in their new home at the Tennessee Aquarium. River Otter Falls features five waterfalls, multiple pools, a rocky, tiered landscape and sand pits for digging. Groups of two to five otters take turns...

2008-07-14 21:00:12

NASHVILLE - State environmental regulators have denied a permit to wildlife officials to dam up the Black Swamp in Obion County, rebuffing their attempts to create a 900-acre wetland as a wintering area for ducks. But officials said they would decide whether to appeal the decision by the state Department of Environment and Conservation. Wildlife and environmental agencies have been in contention over the construction of a dike and other structures that would transform nearly 900 acres...

2008-06-24 15:02:34

By Larry Rea Kaitlyn McKinley of Bartlett didn't catch a lot of big fish - one to be exact - but she caught enough little ones to claim the grand championship in the recent Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Mid- South Junior Fishing Rodeo at Johnson Road Lake in Germantown. For her victory, Kaitlyn earned a bicycle, along with a three- day, two-night vacation to Reelfoot Lake, courtesy of resort owner Mike Hayes , a member of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission. Rodeo...

2006-07-21 19:42:10

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - An elephant killed its female handler and injured a male handler at a Tennessee sanctuary on Friday, a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency official said. The female handler died instantly after being stepped on or kicked by "Winkie," a 40-year-old, 7,600-pound female Asian elephant, and a second attendant received minor injuries when he tried to intervene, TWRA official Doug Markham said. Both handlers were feeding the animals at the time, Markham...

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