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Welcome to TWF's Special Reports

The Tennessee Wildlife Federation has a long history of producing focused natural resource reports that bring together the best science and policy minds and information to review and comment upon leading natural resource issues of our day. Please check back here regularly for new special reports, and please feel free to share with your friends and colleagues.



 
A Tennessee Right to Hunt and Fish Consitutional Amendment PDF Print E-mail

The Tennessee Wildlife Federation has spent the past 5 years developing language for a constitutional amendment that creates a right to hunt and fish for the citizens of the State of Tennessee. Brought to the Federation by one of our East Tennessee affiliates, TWF has developed amendment language that is simple, effective, and that works within the language of the Tennessee constitution.  

In considering how best to approach this task, the Federation sought and received input and legal review and analysis from former Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Lyle Reid, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the State Attorney General’s Office, as well as other consitutional law experts. Thus, this joint resolution is a Tennessee solution crafted to work with the Tennessee constitution. It was developed with specific and unambiguous language in an effort to give clear direction and intent to those judges that will interpret this new portion of our state’s constitution.

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TWF Legislative Bill Review PDF Print E-mail

Please check in weekly for the TWF Legislative Bill Review.  Please direct any questions to Mike Butler at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Governmental Affairs Program PDF Print E-mail
The Tennessee Wildlife Federation advocates and educates at the state and federal government levels for the conservation and sustainable use of Tennessee’s wildlife and the land, water and air they rely upon.
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Natural Resource Network PDF Print E-mail
All we ask is for you to supply your contact information. When an important issue comes up that could impact hunting and wildlife, we'll send you an action alert and ask you to contact your elected officials or other decision-makers.
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