Tennessee WRC Meeting Agenda

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Nov. 19-20 at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Region II Ray Bell Office Building at the Ellington Agricultural Center in Nashville.

TWRC committee meetings will be held on Nov. 19 beginning at 1 p.m. The TWRC Commission meeting will start at 9 a.m. on Nov. 20.

Among this month's agenda items are rule amendments concerning the registration of permanent blinds at Reelfoot Lake, rules and regulations of quota hunts pertaining to deer and turkey, and the establishment of procedures for conducting the elk hunt tentatively scheduled for the fall of 2009.

Also, rule amendments will pertain to the clarification of regulations for the importation of cervid (deer, elk, moose, etc.) carcasses and for wildlife preserves which would prohibit the issuance of a big game preserve permit for new facilities after July 1, 2009.

The 2008 Shikar-Safari Award will be presented along with awards to the 2008 Wildlife Biologist of the Year and the 2008 Fisheries Biologist of the Year.

The TWRC will hear updates on the Humboldt Hatchery, commercial fishing, and the Montgomery County Shooting Complex among its committee business.

The meetings are open to the public. The TWRC serves as the governing body for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.