Public Meetings/Hearings and Public Comment


Deer Management Plan 2025-2031: Public Input Requested:

WRD’s successful management efforts are informed through biological data, public input and management objectives identified in the agency’s statewide deer management plan. WRD is developing the next Georgia Deer Management Plan and requests your input at any of 3 upcoming meetings. The public can drop-in at any time during the open house style meetings. Biologists and others will be available to answer questions about the key issues and provide background information.

Date Time City Location Address
3/5/2024 3-8 p.m. Statesboro USDA/FSA Service Center 151 Langston Chapel Rd
Statesboro, GA 30458
3/6/2024 3-8 p.m. Jackson Jackson High Falls State Park, Group Shelter High Falls Pool Drive Jackson, GA 30233
3/7/2024 3-8 p.m. Gainesville Gainesville Civic Center Sidney, Lanier Room Gainesville Civic Center
830 Green St NE, Gainesville, GA 30501


For those unable to attend a meeting, you can access an online questionnaire at The online questionnaire will be available through April 7, 2024.


There are no scheduled public meetings for proposed regulations on two new Wildlife Management Areas. However, the public can comment on these proposed regulations through close of business on March 31, 2024. Comments can be submitted electronically by email to, by telephone (706-557-3350) or by submitting written statements (Dr. Tina Johannsen, Department of Natural Resources/Wildlife Resources Division/Game Management Section/2067 US Highway 278, SE/Social Circle, GA 30025).


Currently, there are no upcoming public meetings scheduled.

Wildlife Conservation

Currently, there are no upcoming public meetings scheduled.