Contests, field trips, teacher resources and more—our portal for education gives you access to current information about Georgia's wildlife and beyond.
- Regional Education Centers
- Teaching Resources
- Educator Workshops with Project WILD
- Summer Camps
- Contests, Competitions & Grants
- Activity Books, Sheets and Posters
The Wildlife Resources Division maintains eight regional education centers across Georgia that offer educational opportunities for schools, families, and communities to explore Georgia wildlife, outdoor recreation activities, and conservation practices to maintain biodiversity.
- Arrowhead Environmental Education Center, NW Georgia, Armuchee
- Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center, Central Georgia, Mansfield
- Go Fish Education Center, Central Georgia, Perry
- Grand Bay Wetland Education Center, South Georgia, Valdosta
- McDuffie Environmental Education Center, East Georgia, Dearing
- Okefenokee RESA, SE Georgia, Waycross
- Sapelo Island National Estuarine Reserve, Coastal Georgia
- Smithgall Woods Regional Education Center, NE Georgia, Helen
- Backyard and Schoolyard Wildlife habitat information
- Educational Videos- Check out this specially curated playlist for environmental and outdoor education. The playlist features videos from Wildlife Resources Division, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more.
- Georgia Biodiversity Portal- searchable database containing information about rare species and natural communities found in Georgia.
- Georgia Wild E-Newsletter- monthly newsletter about Georgia species, including research and conservation updates from the field.
- Guidelines for Holding and Collecting Animals for Educational Purposes
- Introduction to Georgia Natural History- a basic introduction to key habitats and wildlife for each physiographic region within Georgia.
- Prescribed fire
- Teacher Guide to Georgia Sandhills- Instructional resource is geared towards third- and fourth-grade teachers to introduce students to sandhill ecosystems found in Georgia.
- Camp TALON (Teen Adventures Learning Ornithology and Nature)
- Charlie Elliott Education Center Camps
- Go Fish Summer Camps
- Conservation Teacher of the Year $1,000 Grant
- Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest
- State Fish Art Contest
- The Youth Birding Competition (YBC)
- The Youth Birding Competition (YBC) T-Shirt Art Contest
- Wildlife Viewing Grants
Downloadable files for use in any classroom.