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SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (May 24, 2017)

Georgia lakes, rivers and ponds are waiting for your visit, and what better time to get outdoors than during National Fishing and Boating Week, June 3-11, 2017, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (May 24, 2017)

Fishing together with your child can build powerful memories, so make this a summer to remember!  Don’t know how to fish?  No problem.  Visit one of the many upcoming scheduled kids fishing events this spring and summer.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (May 23, 2017)

Beginning June 1, hunters can apply electronically for quota hunts including adult/child, deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  

MANSFIELD, Ga. (May 23, 2017)

Don’t miss out on some amazing upcoming outdoors workshops! From introductory to advanced courses on handgun use, to a coastal adventure, you will not only gain knowledge, but will also experience fun and friendship. All of these programs are part of the Beyond Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BBOW) program.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (May 15, 2017)

As the weather warms with the arrival of spring, residents in rural, urban and suburban settings could potentially have sightings of multiple types of wildlife.  This could include black bears that might be seen in or around your neighborhood, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (May 11, 2017)

This past weekend, the 2017 Southeastern Youth Clay Target Combine took place at the Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield, South Carolina. This multi-state shotgun event allowed top varsity squads from Georgia, South Carolina and Mississippi to compete and represent their state.

ATLANTA, Ga. (May 10, 2017)

Near Lumber City, an unusual example of Georgia’s ecology and geology has been purchased by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), with assistance from The Nature Conservancy and other partners. The 3086-acre tract is now open to the public as the Alligator Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Wheeler County.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (May 8, 2017)

Twelve school children have been named statewide winners in the Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest, Georgia DNR and the State Botanical Garden announced today.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (May 3, 2017)

The number of active bald eagle nests in Georgia reached a record high this year, the state Department of Natural Resources announced.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (May 2, 2017)

The Georgia Youth Birding Competition again showed its value this weekend, drawing a diverse flock of young birders who learned about the outdoors as they ranged from the coast to Atlanta searching for birds


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