Features

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    Worth a Thousand Words!

    Visit our Photo Gallery for some exciting shots from the refuge.

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    Conservation Through the Arts!

    Calling all student artists...try your hand at creating a duck stamp. It's easy, fun and free to participate.

    Learn more about the Federal Jr. Duck Stamp program!

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    Volunteer with us!

    No matter your talents or abilities, you can help us by volunteering!

    Get Involved

Refuge Update

Apply for 2019 Quota Hunts

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The 2019 Refuge Quota Deer Hunt Applications period will be accepted from June 1st-August 2nd. Applications are completed through RecAccess and hunters are now required to set up an account. Click on the link below to get started!

Click to Apply for the 2019 Tennessee NWR Quota Hunts

2019-2020 Refuge Hunt Regulations

Summer's just begun, but our fall hunting season is just around the corner. Click to see more details or to see the fall/spring hunting regulations and map.

Refuge Hunting Program

Refuge Discovery Backpacks

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We invite you to come to the refuge visitor center and check out one of our discovery backpacks with your kids! They are free to check out and are chocked full of activities to earn a Jr. Refuge Manager badge!

Let's Go Fishing

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The refuge provides some of the best relaxing fishing around. From bank fishing to boat launching, we have a honey hole for you. Come on out and drop a line with us!

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Professional Development for Teachers

Teacher Professional Development Workshops

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Sign up now for our summer workshops focusing on how the refuge can help with your new science standard requirements!

July 10th or 11th Training Details here!

About the Complex

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Read more about the complex
About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS