- October 30, 2021
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
550 Refuge Lane
New Johnsonville, TN 37134
Registration is open for certified TNP students and alumni only through August 31st. Registration will open September 1st for the general public. Class is limited to 15 participants.
Clayton Ferrell, Waterfowl Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Heath Hagy, Waterfowl Ecologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2 hours of classroom time will be followed by heading out to the heart of the Duck River Bottoms wetland area for a look at wetland habitat, management for waterfowl, waterfowl identification and their conservation needs. Students will be riding in a UTV for portions of the class and knee boots or muck boots are recommended.
Venue: TN National Wildlife Refuge
Venue Website: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/tennessee/Address:
Located on and around Kentucky Lake in Northwest Tennessee, the refuge’s three units, Big Sandy, Duck River, and Busseltown, stretch for 65 miles along the Tennessee River. Established in 1945, the refuge is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and was created as an area for migratory birds.