Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is an independent state agency of the state of Tennessee with the mission of managing the state's fish and wildlife and their habitats, as well as responsibility for all wildlife-related law enforcement activities.
Tennessee Biologist Honored by Regional Peers
Dan Gibbs of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) named 2017 SEAFWA Wildlife Biologist of the Year
October 31, 2017
Kentucky

The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) named Dan Gibbs the 2017 Wildlife Biologist of the Year at their annual meeting in Louisville this week. Gibbs is the Bear Program Leader for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

“Dan’s ability to analyze and interpret data then relate it to the management of a wildlife species has been instrumental in establishing bear hunt zones based on the best science available,” SEAFWA President Alvin Taylor said. “He works closely with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Cherokee National Forest,...

TWRA Officer Honored by Regional Peers
Leith Konyndyk named 2015 SEAFWA Wildlife Officer of the Year
November 5, 2015
North Carolina

The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies named Leith Konyndyk the 2015 Wildlife Officer of the Year at their annual meeting in Ashville this week. Konyndyk is a conservation officer for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

“Each state submits their officer of the year for consideration as the regional officer of the year, and these individuals are all deserving of recognition and appreciation,” SEAFWA President Bob Ziehmer said. “Konyndyk is certainly not only a great asset for his department, but also for the hunters, anglers and boaters that recreate...