Tennessee Residents Can Hunt Without a License This Saturday

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) announced that the state’s Free Hunting Day this year will be on Saturday. Free Hunting Day is a yearly event with a goal of increasing interest in hunting and “for people to experience the enjoyment of the sport.”

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Retiring State Senator Mike Bell Looks Forward to Serving Tennessee with Wildlife Resources Agency

Senator Mike Bell

Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed retiring State Senator Mike Bell (R-TN-09) to the newsmaker line to discuss retiring from the Tennessee General Assembly and his new role at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Announces Multiple Personnel Changes

A new general counsel, a senior advisor, and two deputy directors have been appointed to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

The agency announced on recently that Frank Fiss has been named deputy director of business operations. In his new role as deputy director, he will oversee administrative responsibilities including TWRA’s budget, marketing, and human resources, the agency notes.

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State Senator Mike Bell Named Senior Advisor at Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) named retiring State Senator Mike Bell (R-Riceville) as the agency’s new senior advisor for legislative affairs and policy.

Bell announced in November that he was retiring after over 15 years in the Tennessee General Assembly.

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Jason Maxedon Named New Executive Director of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Jason Maxedon was named executive director of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), the department announced Thursday in a press release. As executive director, Maxedon has exclusive supervisory control of the agency and is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating its activities. The commission serves as the governing body of the TWRA, the department notes.

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Speaker-Elect Glen Casada Will Dive Into Solutions for Problem of Invasive Asian Carp In Tennessee Rivers

Speaker-Elect Glen Casada will convene an open forum this week to discuss the invasive Asian carp problem in Tennessee waters, according to a press release. The forum, scheduled for Thursday, December 20 at 12:45 p.m., will include several current and newly elected State Representatives who will attend the forum along…

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