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Teachers and students across the state are invited to explore Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests through the 30th annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.
Ladies, have you ever wanted to head out to go backpacking or fishing or shooting, but not sure where to start? The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division can help!
Outreach and involvement helped secure Game Warden Josh Cockrell of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Law Enforcement Division as the Hunter Education Instructor of the Year, according to the Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division.
For the first time in 70 plus years, the Lake Burton Trout Hatchery raceways are empty and dry, and the last of the trout has entered North Georgia streams or been transferred to other trout hatcheries.
Early teal season and early Canada goose hunting seasons are the first opportunity of the year for waterfowl hunters to get out in the field, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
Deer, squirrel, turkey, quail, dove, or duck—all hunt-able species in Georgia. But, do you know how to hunt them?
Time to hit the woods in pursuit of Ole Bushytail!
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) announced today the appointment of Ted Will to chief of game management.
Now online and in print, the 2019–2020 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
Catch five different bass species and you have a Georgia Bass Slam!
Have you really and truly lived a good southern life if you haven’t spent a whole day fishing and then fried up a “mess” of catfish for dinner?
If you are searching for a new place to fish, be sure to start with one of Georgia’s 10 available public fishing areas (PFA)!
A group of pilot whales involved in strandings Tuesday that left three of them dead along St. Simons Island was seen offshore Wednesday. While further strandings are possible, Georgia Department of Natural Resources biologists hope the threat to this pod has passed.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a$1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher in the state who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences. Science specialists covering those grade levels can also apply.
Bald eagle nesting stayed strong in Georgia this season despite a fall hurricane and heavy winter rains, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ annual survey.
The Canada goose lives in a variety of habitats, often in locations that are in close proximity to people, such as suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks, and other developed areas. This can become a frustration factor for landowners when geese begin to molt in the summer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
Get ready shooters!
Planning ahead for dove season? The 2019–2020 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations, which includes doves, were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources.
Waterfowl hunters can begin making season plans now that the 2019–2020 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources.
Haven’t found a summer camp for your child yet?
More than 8,000 new acres are available for west Georgia outdoor enthusiasts beginning this fall, thanks to the partnership efforts of multiple agencies.