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SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Canada goose thrives in a variety of habitats, often near areas close to people, such as neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Gov. Brian Kemp recently recognized three corporate forest landowners for their stewardship and land management practices benefiting wildlife across Georgia.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Twelve school children recently were announced as statewide winners in the Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Beginning June 1, hunters can apply electronically for quota hunts including youth, deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and turkey, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife R

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

You probably don’t “need” a reason to go fishing and boating…but when we tell you it is National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW), doesn’t that provide one more excuse to get outdoors?

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

A bear on the back porch, a bear in the trash, or a bear destroying a bird feeder are all relatively minor situations and almost all could be avoided by Becoming BearWise, according to the Georgia

PERRY, GA

The Go Fish Education Center is hosting four Fishing Day Camps this June and July.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources,  Wildlife Forever, and Title Sponsor Bass Pro Shops are proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Georgia Fish Art Contest.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Ever had a wildlife conflict?

MANSFIELD, GA

Summer is coming quickly—are you looking for camp options for your older kids? Sign them up for a summer camp at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield, Ga.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Corporal Daniel Stiles of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Law Enforcement Division has been selected as the Hunter Education Instructor of the Year, according to the Georgia DNR

MANSFIELD, GA

This year, everyone can participate in the annual Keeping Georgia Wild Festival at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center because most of it will be virtual!

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

The 2021–2022 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources, allowing hunters to begin making their plans for duck, dove and goose hun

BRUNSWICK, GA

Nesting season for loggerhead sea turtles has started on schedule.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Canada goose is an adaptable bird that can thrive everywhere from open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

With zebra mussels found on a boat in the Lake Lanier area, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is urging boat owners to CLEAN, DRAIN and DRY their boats, and be aware of the potential for

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?