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SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Sightings of Georgia’s native black bears typically begin to pick up in the spring.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) announced the appointment of Ted Will to Assistant Director.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Four budding bird artists have been selected as T-shirt Art Contest winners in Georgia’s 15th annual Youth Birding Competition, the state Department of Natural Resources announced today.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Out of safety concerns regarding the coronavirus, Georgia’s 15th annual Youth Birding Competition has been postponed from April 24–25 to Aug. 29–30.

CLAXTON, GA

Get ready archery enthusiasts!

Gainesville, GA

In 2020, trout anglers can look forward to approximately 750,000 fish hitting the water thanks to the long-standing partnership of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resource Div

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

To protect your health and ours, the Wildlife Resources Division strongly suggests online and email license buying procedures.

ATLANTA, GA

Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are reminding citizens that all DNR-managed properties are open and welcoming visitors during normal operating hours.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Gobble. Cluck. Purr. Georgia turkey hunters are practicing their best turkey calls as they get ready for the statewide turkey hunting season opening Saturday, Mar.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Hunters will soon head to the woods in search of a good ‘ole Georgia gobbler.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

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

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Grant projects announced today by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will improve public opportunities to see and learn about native animals, plants and habitats across the state.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

While the statewide turkey hunting season opens March 21, youth and mobility-impaired hunters utilizing private land have an early chance to harvest a bird during the special opportunity turkey sea

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Anglers, no need to worry, the rain that is falling is paving the way for some great upcoming fishing trips!

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Last year, 200 anglers reeled in an Angler Award for outstanding catches—that is a new record!

ATLANTA, Georgia

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources today announced the selection of the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program “Conserve Georgia” grants for conservation and outdoor recreation projects.

ATLANTA, GA

Governor Brian Kemp and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recognized three corporate forest landowners Tuesday for their stewardship and land management practices benefiting wildlife and

The many benefits of prescribed fire on Georgia forestland are being recognized Feb. 2–8 during "Prescribed Fire Awareness Week."

CLAXTON, GA

More than 6,300 new acres at the Canoochee Sandhills Wildlife Management Area, located in Bulloch and Bryan Counties, is now available for southeast Georgia outdoor enthusiasts, thanks to the partn

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Catching a Georgia Bass Slam is already an accomplishment, but it’s even better when you win the annual grand prize for the 2019 Bass Slam!

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Buyer Beware! A scam license website has been detected by the Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Division. This site appears to be active in both North Georgia and on the coast.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Little to no experience operating a firearm or bow?