Happening This Month - August 2015
What field will you be at on the opening day of dove season? Who will be with you? The Georgia dove season opens at noon on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. What field will you be at on the opening day of dove season? Who will be with you? The Georgia dove season opens at noon on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015.
Do you need a hunter education course before dove season arrives? The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division offers three options to help make the most of your time: by classroom, CD-Rom or online.
Looking to participate in a deer quota hunt this fall? Be sure to get online soon! An online quota application must be received before midnight September 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
If you describe yourself as an adventure, research or educational tree climber or interested in land-management/recreation – make plans to attend the Southeastern Tree Climbing Workshop scheduled for Sept. 10-13, 2015 at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center.
The National Bobwhite Technical Committee, at their annual conference on August 5th 2015 in Galloway New Jersey, presented a Group Achievement Award and a Legacy Landscape Recognition to Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy (TTRS) and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and attendees of ICAST (International Convention of Sportfishing Trades) recently turned out in support of the Georgia Outdoor Industry Coalition partnership between public and private industry.
Georgians can now explore, within seconds, the range and more of our most rare animals and plants using a web portal that blends the state wildlife agency's data with interactive maps to document the in-state ranges of more than 1,250 species.
In July 1965, just over 50 years ago, former Governor Carl Sanders presided over the dedication ceremony for the first ever public fishing area in Georgia. The area, located near Thomson, was named the McDuffie County Public Fishing Area.
Fall hunting opportunities kick off in a popular way with the beginning of dove hunting season, with opening day scheduled for noon on Sat. Sept. 5.
Beginning this month, the 2015-2016 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
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