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Social Circle, Ga.

Sick birds are occasionally reported in backyards across Georgia. A common denominator in these incidents is feeders and feeding areas that are not cleaned regularly.

Social Circle, Ga.

The Canada goose adapts easily to different environments, from open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.

Social Circle, Ga.

Twelve schoolchildren have been announced as statewide winners in the Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.

Dalton, Ga.

Exciting news out of Northwest Georgia this week with the establishment of a new state record rock bass.

Wouldn’t you like a plan on how to make a Georgia Bass Slam happen for you? We got you.

Social Circle, Ga.

Catching your first fish makes for a wonderful memory.

Brunswick, GA.

With sea turtle and manatee sightings on the rise on Georgia’s coast, boaters should be on the lookout for these big and rare animals.

Social Circle, Ga.

Before you pick up or attempt to assist any wildlife, no matter its age or condition, remember that it is best to leave young birds, bunnies, or fawns where they are found, according to the Georgia

Social Circle, Ga.

While many animals remain “hidden” throughout the winter months, spring brings wildlife, including black bears, back into view.

Social Circle, Ga.

Six grant projects announced today by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will improve public opportunities to see and learn about native animals and plants statewide.

Social Circle, Ga.

Are you heading out for a turkey hunt this year?

Social Circle, Ga.

The statewide Georgia turkey hunting season opens on private land on Sat., March 30, 2024, and on public lands, including Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and National Forest land, on Sat., April 6

Atlanta, Ga.

Under the leadership of Commissioner Walter Rabon, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced its renewed commitment to providing hunting, fishing, and other outdoor recreational o

Forsyth, Ga.

As spring warms up, snakes are moving and Daniel Sollenberger’s phone is ringing.

Atlanta, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the selection of the 2023-2024 Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program grants for conservation and outdoor recreation projects.

Social Circle, Ga.

When the stakes are as high as keeping Georgia waters safe from invaders, the vigilance doesn’t end.

Gainesville, Ga.

As the end of March draws near, trout stocking trucks are loading up high-quality trout to head to your favorite North Georgia waterways.

A recent announcement from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shared that over $1.3 billion in apportionments will be disbursed to U.S.

Social Circle, Ga.

If you are ready to go bag a gobbler, but need to take a hunter education class first - you have options!

Social Circle, Ga.

Youth and mobility-impaired hunters utilizing private land have an early chance to harvest a gobbler during a special opportunity turkey season March 23-24, 2024, that takes place prior to the open

Social Circle, Ga.

Over 300 anglers reeled in a Georgia Angler Award last year. Will you be on the 2024 list?

Social Circle, Ga.

If you could only choose one source for fishing information for the lake or river you plan to visit – we have a suggestion, the Georgia Fishing Forecasts. 

Social Circle, Ga.

Eight budding bird artists have been selected as T-shirt Art Contest winners in Georgia’s 18th annual Youth Birding Competition, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

Social Circle, Ga.

How many white-tailed deer should we have in Georgia? The answer varies depending on whom you ask.

Gainesville, Ga.

The state fish record for yellow perch is tied. Angler Emerson Mulhall of Cumming, GA reeled in a whopping 2 lb, 9 oz (16 inch) fish on Feb.

Social Circle, Ga.

Georgia’s popular Youth Birding Competition returns for its 18th year with more experience – and enthusiasm – than ever.

Social Circle, Ga.

Anglers that succeed in earning a Georgia Bass Slam already have earned an accomplishment plus they get some fun rewards, but it’s even more exciting when you win the Grand Prize for the 2023 Bass

Atlanta, Ga.

Gov. Brian and First Lady Marty Kemp and DNR leaders recognized four corporate forest landowners today for their stewardship and land management practices benefiting wildlife across the state.