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Archived Press Releases

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) urges anglers and boaters to be aware and help prevent further spread of an invasive mystery snail recently discovered

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations for Georgia were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources, so waterfowl hunters can start making their 2024-2025 season plans, accordi

Social Circle, Ga.

One of the most easily identifiable birds, the Canada goose has the amazing ability to thrive in a variety of habitats.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Are you headed out to explore the great Georgia outdoors? Be BearWise!

Social Circle, Ga.

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

Social Circle, Ga.

Grab the fishing pole and the tackle box and let’s go gas up the boat, National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW) begins soon!

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) announced the promotion of Lee Taylor to the Chief of the WRD Game Management Section.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) announces the promotion of Kaitlin Goode to Chief of Communication, Education and Outreach.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proud to announce the Georgia winners of the Fish Art Contest.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

While most Georgians treasure seeing backyard wildlife like songbirds and squirrels, the sentiment might fade if you find wildlife digging through your trash can or tearing open bags of pet food on

Brunswick, GA.

Georgia’s nesting season for loggerhead sea turtles began with a three-island rush last weekend. A nest each was found on Wassaw and Jekyll islands, plus two on Blackbeard.

BRUNSWICK, Ga.

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.

MANSFIELD, GA

Let’s get the whole family outdoors to enjoy the free Keeping GA Wild Family Festival at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center (CEWC) near Mansfield, Georgia, scheduled for Sat., May 18, 2024 (9 am –

ATLANTA, GA

The Georgia Board of Natural Resources on April 24 named a former congressman as the recipient of the 2023 Rock Howard Conservation Achievement Award during its meeting on Jekyll Island.

Social Circle, Ga.

Public input is important and valuable in the development and implementation of state regulations, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA.

The 18th annual Georgia Youth Birding Competition drew over 100 young birders to Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center Saturday, with teams reporting a combined 189 species.
 

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.