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TWRA steps up BUI enforcement on state waterways

TWRA steps up BUI enforcement on state waterways

June 24th, 2013 9:13 am by Associated Press

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers will saturate reservoirs across the state this weekend, looking particularly for operators boating under the influence.

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Going hiking in the Smokies? Here are some tips

Going hiking in the Smokies? Here are some tips

June 23rd, 2013 6:47 pm by Associated Press

Challenges to hiking in the Smokies shouldn’t deter folks from stepping out and visiting trails the park has to offer.

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Local professor traces Boone's trail into Kentucky

June 22nd, 2013 11:06 am by Associated Press

Milligan journalism professor Jim Dahlman told the Lexington Herald-Leader that he left Elizabethton on May 22 and trekked 275 miles through part of Virginia to end up at Fort Boonesborough State Park near Richmond, Ky., this month.

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Super full moon shines brightly this weekend

June 22nd, 2013 11:02 am by Associated Press

The biggest and brightest full moon of the year graces the sky early Sunday as our celestial neighbor swings closer to Earth than usual.

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Buffalo Mountain Camp offering opportunities for families and groups

Buffalo Mountain Camp offering opportunities for families and groups

June 21st, 2013 5:04 pm by Amanda Marsh

Spring has been a solemn reminder of the battle between Buffalo Mountain Camp and nature that took place almost a year ago. Organizers had to cancel camp this summer, but have decided to offer daylong outings for families and groups.

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Brood II leaves its mark on Virginia

Brood II leaves its mark on Virginia

June 21st, 2013 5:35 am by Staff Report

The Virginia Department of Forestry says the periodical cicada outbreak known as Brood II resulted in widespread damage to oaks and other trees across the commonwealth.

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Best May ever for visits to the Smokies

Best May ever for visits to the Smokies

June 19th, 2013 5:20 am by Associated Press

The National Park Service said the Great Smoky Mountains National Park had nearly 886,000 visitors in May — the most ever in any May.

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TWRA traps hogs with text message system

TWRA traps hogs with text message system

June 18th, 2013 1:22 pm by RANDALL DICKERSON, Associated Press

How many wildlife agents does it take to catch a wild hog? Only one — under a new remote system used by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

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Tenn. agriculture officials on watch for aggressive 'killer bees'

Tenn. agriculture officials on watch for aggressive 'killer bees'

June 17th, 2013 2:38 pm by Associated Press

The migration of Africanized bees into Tennessee has state agriculture officials and beekeepers on alert.

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TWRA accepting applications for WMA Big Game Quota Hunts

TWRA accepting applications for WMA Big Game Quota Hunts

June 17th, 2013 6:15 am by Staff Report

The application period for this year’s Elk and Wildlife Management Area Big Game Quota, Youth Elk and WMA Youth hunts runs through July 24, the TWRA announced.

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