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Beaver Management and Control In Georgia

Preface & Acknowledgements

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This booklet is intended to provide general information on beavers in Georgia and to assist individuals or landowners experiencing beaver damage problems. The Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) hopes this booklet will serve as a quality source of information for handling nuisance beaver problems. If you need additional assistance with beaver nuisance abatement or other wildlife related issues, contact your local WRD office.

Game Management Offices
 Region I Armuchee  (706) 295-6041
 Region II Gainesville  (770) 535-5700
 Region III Thomson  (706) 595-4222
 Region III Thomson (Augusta) (706) 667-4672
 Region IV Fort Valley  (478) 825-6354
 Region V Albany   (229) 430-4254
 Region VI Fitzgerald  (229) 426-5267
 Region VII Brunswick  (912) 262-3173
 * Headquarters  (770) 918-6416


We express appreciation to all the members of the 2002 Small Game Committee and Greg Balkcom for their valuable assistance reviewing and editing this booklet. Small Game Committee members (2002) included: Jerry Bearden, Lee Kennamer, Nick Nicholson, Steve Ruckel, George Steele, Jim Simmons, Reggie Thackston, Mark Whitney and Dan Forster. We also would like to thank Doug Hall and Doug Hoffman of the United States Department of Agriculture, Wildlife Services for their expert advice, edits and photography used in the booklet. Additionally, we would like to thank Melissa Cummings, Wildlife Resource Division Public Affairs Office for her valuable layout and printing assistance. Funding for the printing of this publication was provided by Forest Stewardship Program funds.

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