Month: February 2020

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS Mar 10 – 19

INTERMITTENT CLOSURES WATTS BAR LOCK TRM 529.9 Due to scheduled repairs on the lower river wall armor plating at Watts Bar Lock, there will be a series of intermittent closures to the lock 10-19 March, 2020 between the hours of 0700-1730. The impact to commercial traffic is expected to be minimal. Read more.

Asian carp roundup in Kentucky opens new front in battle

A roundup of Asian carp on Kentucky Lake using 1,000-foot-long (305 meters) nets is opening a new front in a 15-year battle to halt their advance By TRAVIS LOLLER and JOHN FLESHER Associated Press February 12, 2020, 3:54 AM GOLDEN POND, Ky. — Like a slow-motion, underwater cattle drive, wildlife officials in a half-dozen aluminum …

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Federation Led Effort To Secure Millions for Asian Carp Fight

Asian carp are one of the largest threats facing Tennessee’s waters, fisheries, recreation, and local economies. >>LEARN MORE: Asian carp in Tennessee’s waters Tennessee Wildlife Federation has been working hard to fight the invasive species for years. We’ve had wins along the way but this winter, our efforts paid off big! A $25 million appropriation …

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