TWRA Contact Us

General Information

General questions such as: license questions, boat registration questions, animal identification, etc.... should be sent to: Ask.TWRA@tn.gov

NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR ANY OTHER PRIVATE INFORMATION VIA GENERAL EMAIL.

TWRA Regions

TWRA Regional Map

For general information regarding different regions, the following numbers may be called weekdays between the hours of of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m, local time.

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.


  • Region 1
  • Region 2
  • Region 3
  • Region 4
  • Poaching Hotlines
  • Public Record Policy & Request
  • TWRA Region 1 Office
    200 Lowell Thomas Drive
    Jackson, TN 38301
    E-mail the office
    Get driving directions

    Phone: 731-423-5725
    Toll Free: 1-800-372-3928
    Fax: 731-423-6483

  • TWRA Region 2 Office
    Ellington Agricultural Center
    5107 Edmonson Pike
    Nashville, TN 37204
    E-mail the office
    Get driving directions

    Phone: 615-781-6622
    Toll Free: 1-800-624-7406
    Fax: 615-831-9995

  • TWRA Region 3 Office
    464 Industrial Blvd.
    Crossville, TN 38555
    E-mail the office
    Get driving directions

    Phone: 931-484-9571
    Toll Free: 1-800-262-6704
    Fax: 931-456-1025

  • TWRA Region 4 Office
    3030 Wildlife Way
    Morristown, TN 37814
    E-mail the office
    Get driving directions

    Phone: 423-587-7037
    Toll Free: 1-800-332-0900
    Fax: 423-587-7051

  • 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.

  • Open Records Act - Public Records Request ONLY
    The Agency will provide existing records, that are subject to disclosure,
    pursuant to the Open Records Act in response to such record requests. The Agency
    is not required by the Act to create records in response to any request, including
    but not limited to summaries, spreadsheets, etc.

    TWRA.RecordReq@tn.gov

    TWRA Public Records Policy


TWRA Departments

Email Phone
License Section/Agency Sales 615-781-5270
Wildlife & Forestry Division 615-781-6610
Hunter Education 615-781-6538
Fisheries Division 615-781-6575
Law Enforcement Division
(if you need to talk to someone about a specific area,
call one of the Regional Offices, above)
615-781-6580
 
General Boating Questions 615-781-6682
Boat Registration 615-253-5189
Boating Registration & HIN Issues 615-781-5116
Geographic Information System 615-781-6534
General Information 615-781-6500
Tennessee Wildlife Magazine 615-781-6504
If you see Waste, Fraud, or Abuse please call TWRA's Audit Section at
 (615) 781-6507 or
TN State Comptroller's Fraud Hotline
 at 1-800-232-5454
TDD (Telecommunications for the Deaf) 615-781-6691

Complaints OR Compliments on
TWRA AGENCY EMPLOYEES ONLY.

**Please follow the below instructions for compliment:

Submit an e-mail to:
TWRA.TWRACC@tn.gov

or mail a letter to:

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Boating and Law Enforcement Division - Compliments
P.O. Box 40747
Nashville, TN 37204

**Please follow the below instructions for filing a complaint:

Download and complete the Complaint against Agency Employee form (WR-1133) and send it as an attachment to TWRA.TWRACC@tn.gov.

The form you need is available at all TWRA regional offices, by mail, or online here. To receive a form by mail, please call your regional office and one will be mailed to you.