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In order to encourage the taking of coyotes from March to August, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is introducing the Georgia Coyote Challenge. Each coyote killed, up to five (5) a month per hunter/trapper, will earn an entry into a monthly drawing for a lifetime license (or equal credit for purchase of hunting/fishing licenses).
According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, any increase in the goose population, especially in urban areas, typically brings an increase in nuisance complaints.
With dreams of bullseyes in their heads, more than 1,000 students from the state’s top school archery teams will compete March 3 in the annual National Archery in the Schools Georgia state tournament.
Teachers and students across Georgia are invited to celebrate Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests by taking part in the 27th annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.
Be sure to encourage your young artist(s) to enter the 18th annual Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art contest. This contest is open to kids in Grades K-12 but the deadline for entries is March 31st – so, don’t wait too long!
Students with a completed hunter education course “under their belt” are eligible to attend a Hunter Education Field Day. These “hands-on” learning experiences give students a chance to build on the knowledge and skills gained in their initial hunter education course.
Ever wanted to learn the basics relative to shooting, but not sure where to start? The Family Day at the Range series provides a perfect opportunity, offering training courses for those that wish to learn or advance their knowledge of firearms, safety and also get the chance to shoot a variety of firearms.
Gov. Nathan Deal recognized three corporate forest landowners today for their stewardship and land management practices benefiting Georgia wildlife.
It’s time for young birders to begin honing their bird-identifying skills as they prepare for the 12th annual Georgia Youth Birding Competition, set for April 29-30. Register and learn more at www.georgiawildlife.com/YBC.
Hey kids! Do you like birds and love to draw or paint? Georgia’s 12th annual Youth Birding Competition is offering a T-shirt Art Contest for resident children and teens.
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