For general information, the following numbers may be called weekdays between the hours of of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m, local time.
TWRA Region 1 Office (West Tennessee)
TWRA Region 2 Office (Middle Tennessee)
TWRA Region 3 Office (Cumberland Plateau)
TWRA Region 4 Office (East Tennessee)
If you have questions or concerns that need to be addressed, call the Regional Offices below to speak to staff or Wildlife Officers in the area in which you live.
Please use numbers below for general information during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM local time, and after hours emergencies.
Calls to Wildlife Officers will be directed through the office's radio dispatch, which is manned from 7:00 a.m.- midnight, seven days a week, and can contact an officer and have them call you.
The TWRA does not publish the phone numbers of its employees.
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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) offers a reward up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of wildlife poachers.
Individuals with information about poachers or poaching activities can contact the TWRA by calling one of the regional offices from 7:00 a.m. until 12:00 midnight, seven days a week.
Telephone numbers for reporting poachers are as follows:
West Tennessee (Region 1) - 1-800-831-1173
Middle Tennessee (Region 2) - 1-800-255-8972
Cumberland Plateau (Region 3) - 1-800-241-0767
East Tennessee (Region 4) - 1-800-831-1174
In addition to the reward offered by the TWRA, the Tennessee State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation offers up to a $300.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals poaching wild turkeys.
Information such as the individual's name or description, vehicle tag number or description, nature of the offense and location of the offence greatly assists the TWRA in apprehending wildlife poachers. All information received by TWRA is kept in the strictest confidence.
If you observe an employee engaging in any activity which you consider to be illegal, improper, or wasteful, please call TWRA's Audit Section at (615) 781-6507 or the State Comptroller's Fraud Hotline at 1-800-232-5454.