Happening This Month - April 2014
Don’t come alone – be sure to bring the whole family, and some friends, to experience this entertaining outdoor fun day! The free event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., May 10 at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center near Mansfield, Georgia.
There is a certain satisfaction in the thought of “rescuing” something that appears helpless. However, the act of rescuing can sometimes cause more harm than good.
Don’t be surprised if black bears are added to the list of wildlife seen in or around your neighborhood this spring and summer.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at its meeting today near Tallahassee announced a partnership with three other conservation organizations to help the northern bobwhite (quail) and youth shooting programs in Florida and Georgia.
Georgia’s young archers keep getting better and the scores keep going up. That was never more evident than at the recent eighth annual National Archery in the Schools Georgia State Tournament as 857 NASP archers from 44 schools competed at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry.
Georgia’s wildlife license plates will soon cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife, from bald eagles to bobwhite quail.
Nearly 900 students in grades 4-12 have qualified for the 8th annual Georgia-NASP State Tournament, set for April 8 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry.
Dot Kay, environmental education coordinator at McDuffie Environmental Education Center, has been named the Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia's PreK-16 Formal Educator of the Year.
Cpl. Jeremy Bolen recently was selected as the 2013 Georgia Boating Officer of the Year.
Four budding bird artists have been chosen as T-shirt Art Contest winners in Georgia’s Youth Birding Competition. Meanwhile, teams have until only March 31 to register for the April 25-26 birding competition!
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