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  • an idea…who’s game?

    Posted by bigmtfan on August 21, 2014 at 2:31 am

    What if a group of us, the more the merrier, got together sometime this winter and went out and added to the existing brush piles? Scrap wood from job sites and Christmas trees are pretty easy to come by and it might as well be put to good use. Everyone benefits. Would a permit from TWRA be needed?

    jboy replied 9 years, 10 months ago 5 Members · 6 Replies
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  • Brian

    August 21, 2014 at 2:46 am

    A permit is need. I will take any help I can get, but did have plans of adding to or rebuilding some of the brushpiles this winter.

  • bigmtfan

    August 21, 2014 at 3:06 am

    good deal…looking forward to it

  • rayzor65

    August 21, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    I would also be interested. Think it would be a good idea to meet ahead of time so we can figure out a game plan to start getting materials gathered, we have a lumber yard in Galatin that throws away a lot of wood boards till cold hits then people burn wood for heat empty the bins.


  • bigmtfan

    August 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    yeah, a meeting before is a good idea

  • jard

    August 23, 2014 at 9:43 pm

    When I was in school in Atlanta. A group would get together every year with the DNR (GA’s TWR) and we would cut trees they approved along different banks and fall them into the water. We would take cable and big staples with hammers to connect the trunk to the stump so it wouldn’t float off or ever move to provide cover on Lake Allatoona. It was a steep, rocky banked, river lake. Similar to priest in the looks with all the rocks and deep channels. It worked wonders as fish would be using them within weeks. I wonder if the TWRA or Corp would approve.

  • jboy

    August 25, 2014 at 1:27 am

    Im from East Tennessee, moved here 14 years ago…. I did not know you needed a permit to put out brush piles…. Im game if anyone needs help….

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