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SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Spring is here and this means people may begin seeing all types of wildlife that have not been as visible throughout the winter months, and that includes possible sightings of black bears.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

State and federal agencies are planning a controlled burn at Tallulah Gorge State Park to benefit unique wildlife at one of Georgia’s most unique places.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

In the spring, it is not unusual to see young wildlife that appear to be alone.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

A Banks County teacher’s proposal to create a wildlife garden and outdoor classroom earned her school a $1,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

If you are looking for an opportunity to wet a line, how does the thought of 700,000 trout hitting the water entice you?

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Georgia turkey hunters are practicing their best turkey calls and patterning their shotguns as they get ready for the statewide turkey hunting season opening Saturday, Mar.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Hunters will soon head to the woods in the search for a Georgia gobbler.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Do you need hunter education before you head to the woods? You have options!

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Georgia Dept.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The statewide turkey hunting season opens March 20.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Six projects selected for Georgia DNR Wildlife Viewing Grants promise new opportunities for Georgians enjoy native animals and plants across the state.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Planning a fishing trip? Don’t forget to check out the 2021 Fishing Forecasts.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Surging flocks of finches at backyard feeders coupled with reports of sick birds are raising questions among wildlife lovers across Georgia.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) announced today the appointment of Scott Robinson to Chief of Fisheries.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Last year, 181 anglers reeled in an Angler Award for outstanding catches! You could have made it 182.

SWAINSBORO, GA

A day of fishing is good, but you know what makes it even better? A day you catch a new state record!

ATLANTA, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Ossabaw Island Foundation offer our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Eleanor “Sandy” Torrey West who died on January 17, 2021 at the