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Beginning June 1, hunters can apply electronically for quota hunts including youth, deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildl
If offered a chance to go boating or fishing, most people will instantly say “yes!” Let the celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week (June 3-11, 2023), which includes two FREE Fishing Days,
NSSF®, The Firearm Industry Trade Association, highlights a partnership with Taurus Holdings, Inc., in support of the “Partner with a Payer®” initiative by the U.S.
It’s nice to see songbirds at the bird bath and rabbits hopping around your backyard. But what do you do when wildlife digs through your trash or eats up the pet food you stored in the garage?
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proud to announce the Georgia winners of the 25th Anniversary Fish Art Contest, including two national champions.
Twelve schoolchildren have been announced as statewide winners in the Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.
Georgia’s nesting season for loggerhead sea turtles started farther up the coast than usual this week yet still at a most fitting plac
Let’s get “wild” at the upcoming Keeping GA Wild Family Festival at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center near Mansfield, Georgia, scheduled for Sat., May 20, 2023 (9 am – 2 pm).
From the excited hum in the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center banquet hall to children flocking to a presentation on native turtles, the Georgia Youth Birding Competition returned to full form last w
Living the “city life” doesn’t mean you don’t also love the outdoors life! Join us as we help host the Great Outdoors Day on the Atlanta BeltLine on Sat.
With spring warming, snakes are moving and Daniel Sollenberger’s phone is ringing.
Duck, duck…nope, this is about the goose.
Georgia beaches are not only vacation destinations, they are prime spots for nesting shorebirds and seabirds and for migrating species feeding for long flights to the Arctic.
Spring is springing, and along with seeing greener trees and budding blooms, you might see a variety of wildlife that have been “hidden” throughout the winter months, including black bears.
Four budding bird artists have been selected as T-shirt Art Contest winners in Georgia’s 17th annual Youth Birding Competition, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.
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.
If your angling skills need a new challenge this year, it’s time to triple up your catch and take on the Georgia Trout Slam.
An Athens resident has been named chief of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Conservation Section.
Last year, Arizona resident Michael Lopez traveled across seven states, twice, so he could complete his Georgia Bass Slam.
Do you remember the first fish you caught? Even if you don’t remember all the details, I bet you remember how it made you feel.
A two-year bass tagging project on the Flint River conducted by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) and Auburn University remains underway this year – and
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.
In the spring, it is not unusual to see young wildlife that appear to be alone.
Do you need hunter education before heading out in pursuit of a gobbler?
Before heading out to the woods for a turkey hunt, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division encourages all hunters to take time to review important turkey hunting sa
Let’s talk turkey. The Georgia turkey hunting season to be exact.
The last week of March hitting the calendar means trout stocking trucks hitting the road headed to your favorite North Georgia waterways.
Springtime is prime time along Georgia’s Colonial Coast Birding Trail to see birds decked out in beautiful breeding plumage.
Before the statewide turkey hunting season opens, youth and mobility-impaired hunters utilizing private land have an early chance to harvest a gobbler during the special opportunity turkey season M