TWRA seeks input on elk management plan

TWRA seeks input on elk management plan

January 17th, 2018 by Ben Benton in Breaking News

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants the public to weigh in on its Strategic Elk Management Plan.

TWRA held two public workshops last May that officials called "successful," in a news release on the plan. "Now that a draft of the plan is complete, TWRA would like the public to review the plan and submit comment," officials said in the release.

The draft plan can be found at:

"The plan will provide guidance for the TWRA Elk Program for the next ten years with an emphasis on healthy populations, habitat, and public involvement," says TWRA Elk Program Leader Brad Miller. "Broad program goals are provided as the basic framework of the plan, and specific objectives and strategies have been created to meet these goals."

Comments will be accepted from Jan. 16 to Feb. 16 and can be submitted via email to with "Elk Plan Comments" in the subject line. TWRA is also accepting written comments by mail at:

Attn. Elk Plan Comments Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

3030 Wildlife Way

Morristown, TN 37814