Happening This Month - September 2015

Check the dove season forecast in preparation for opening day! Dove season begins Sep. 5.

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News & Media
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (October 8, 2015)

The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opens Saturday, Oct. 10. Last year, more than 48,000 hunters participated in primitive weapons season, bringing in over 10,000 deer with black powder rifles.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (October 8, 2015)

Hunters headed to the woods this weekend for the opening of primitive weapons deer hunting season, Oct. 10-16, should first review safety information.

MANSFIELD, Ga. (October 8, 2015)

For women curious to explore what the outdoors has to offer, but uncertain of how or where to begin, the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop series provides a practical introduction to a wide variety of outdoor recreational skills and activities.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (October 2, 2015)

Beginning Oct. 1, the Georgia hunter education course is available completely online, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

MANSFIELD, Ga. (October 2, 2015)

Make plans to attend an upcoming night of fun at the ‘Family Campfire’ event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10 at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center .

   The evening, scheduled from 7-9 p.m., will offer stories, games, a live animal presentation, and of course, s’mores!

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 28, 2015)

Looking for information about the deer rut in Georgia? Be sure to visit the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division statewide rut map (www.georgiawildlife.com/rut-map) for information.

ATHENS, Ga. (September 28, 2015)

Fall is prime breeding season for deer across Georgia. It’s also when drivers are more likely to hit deer that run into the road, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 25, 2015)

At this time of year, bears are preparing to den up for the winter, and in order to do so, are seeking large quantities of high-fat food to get them through the long, cold months.

MANSFIELD, Ga. (September 25, 2015)

The 100-yard public firearms shooting range located at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield, Georgia will temporarily close beginning Oct. 20, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 10, 2015)

Hunters, before you head to the woods this deer season, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division wants you to be aware of the following errors in the printed version of the 2015-2016 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide



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