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High water a factor for local fishermen, wherever they go

High water a factor for local fishermen, wherever they go

May 23rd, 2013 10:47 pm by George Thwaites

Northeast Tennessee is pretty much the TVA’s first line of flood control. With the Holston, Clinch and Powell watersheds continually absorbing thunderstorm run-off, fishing in the region is going to be affected.

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Grants help landowners conserve wildlife

Grants help landowners conserve wildlife

May 23rd, 2013 6:26 pm by Associated Press

Federal officials have set aside more than $1 million for Tennessee landowners who help conserve wildlife, the TWRA said.

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Celebrate Urban Birds with guided walk

Celebrate Urban Birds with guided walk

May 23rd, 2013 8:33 am by Staff Report

If you think downtown Kingsport is ready to take flight, then you’re right — in more ways than one. At 11 a.m., Friday, May 24, Kingsport will participate in the Celebrate Urban Birds event.

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Student paddles 216-mile fundraising kayak trip

Student paddles 216-mile fundraising kayak trip

May 22nd, 2013 6:59 pm by Associated Press

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A Western Michigan University student has completed a six-day, 216-mile kayak trip down the Muskegon River to raise money for Parkinson’s disease research, education and advocacy.

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TVA to celebrate National Trails Day with enhancement efforts

TVA to celebrate National Trails Day with enhancement efforts

May 22nd, 2013 3:30 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Valley Authority will be making improvements at six trail locations in Tennessee and Alabama on Saturday, June 1, to celebrate National Trails Day and is encouraging volunteers to participate.

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Rewards offered for information about bald eagle shootings in East Tennessee

Rewards offered for information about bald eagle shootings in East Tennessee

May 22nd, 2013 7:00 am by Associated Press

State and federal wildlife officials are offering $22,000 in rewards in the recent cases of two bald eagle shootings in East Tennessee.

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FWS to consider East Tennessee mines' effects on endangered fish

FWS to consider East Tennessee mines' effects on endangered fish

May 21st, 2013 3:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service takes seriously the concerns of environmentalists that two East Tennessee mines are a threat to endangered fish, a spokesman says.

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Boating course offered at Northeast State

Boating course offered at Northeast State

May 20th, 2013 6:27 pm by Staff Report

Do you know everything you need to know to go boating this summer? No? There’s a class for that. America’s Boating Course with TWRA exam, a four-session class, is set for May 28, May 30, June 4 and June 6 at the Northeast State library (Room L-106).

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Warriors' Path State Park gearing up for Summer in the Park

Warriors' Path State Park gearing up for Summer in the Park

May 20th, 2013 1:33 pm by Katina Rose

Summer in the Park programs are held daily from June through mid-August. In addition, the park offers over 950 acres of natural beauty, water sports and fun family activities.

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TWRA confirms second Class B state fishing record for April

May 19th, 2013 7:40 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has confirmed a second state fishing record in the month April for Class B (method other than rod and reel), this time for a smallmouth buffalo.

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