Happening This Month - December 2014
Fishing, boating access and camping opportunities are activities available at the Morgan Lake tract, located adjacent to and managed as part of the Griffin Ridge Wildlife Management Area, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
The season’s first sighting of North Atlantic right whales on the Georgia coast underscores the fact that Georgia and north Florida are the only known calving grounds for these endangered whales.
Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. on January 1, 2015 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). Shad season runs through midnight on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
Teachers and students across Georgia are invited to honor Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests by participating in the 25th annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.
Georgia’s wildlife and natural habitats don’t depend on St. Nick. Conserving these wild creatures and wild places depends largely on you. This holiday season, here's how you can give wildlife a chance.
Everyone likes to fish, even Santa! The North Pole will have to wait, because Santa is traveling down to Perry for some fishing at the Go Fish Education Center before his big night!
Need a gift for that family member that loves the outdoors? Before you head to the stores, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division wants you to know that there are gifts to please all the hunters and anglers that are just a click away, and they also benefit the wildlife and wild places they enjoy.
Following a hunt at a wildlife management area (WMA), have you ever wondered about the final results? Wouldn’t it be nice to have the results of all WMA hunts in the state at your fingertips when planning your season? Now you can, and it is only a few clicks away!
Shafts of early morning sun filter through forest cover in the Appalachian Highlands. The sunlight catches a glint of swirling line as an angler casts for brook trout in a recently restored stream.
Landowners are working hard in the hills and mountains of Talbot, Upson and Meriwether counties to restore something rare – montane longleaf pine ecosystems.
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