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Catoosa Deer Restoration

Catoosa Wildlife Management Area

Catoosa WMA North of Crossville, TN

Catoosa WMA was one of the first areas of the state to have deer reintroduced into the wild.

In 1942 the Tennessee Game & Fish Commission purchased 324 deer from Wisconsin and released them into Tennessee's newest Wildlife Management Area, Catoosa.

 

 

In 1943 19 deer from Cheatham Wildlife Management Area were released at Catoosa.

In 1944 33 more deer from Cheatham were released at Catoosa.

In 1946 82 deer from Schowalter, Wisconsin were released at Catoosa WMA.

In 1947 83 additional deer from Schowalter, Wisconsin were released at Catoosa WMA.

In 1950 7 deer were captured in Morgan county and released in Catoosa.

In 1951 12 deer were captured in Morgan county and released in Catoosa.

In 1960 11 deer from Fort Campbell were released in Cumberland County.

 

 

 

Catoosa is also the site of a 2001  reintroduction effort for the weasel like predator the fisher.

Directions: Two primary access points are Genesis Rd. and Airport road for Bi-color side.

Exit from I-40 at exit # 320 (Genesis Rd.), turn North. The Genesis Checking Station is approximately miles on the left.

 

 

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