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It’s time for young birders to begin honing their bird-identifying skills as they prepare for the 12th annual Georgia Youth Birding Competition, set for April 29-30. Register and learn more at www.georgiawildlife.com/YBC.
Hey kids! Do you like birds and love to draw or paint? Georgia’s 12th annual Youth Birding Competition is offering a T-shirt Art Contest for resident children and teens.
Anglers can find the new 2017 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
Ever wanted to learn the basics relative to shooting, but not sure where to start? The Family Day at the Range series provides a perfect opportunity, offering training courses for those that wish to learn or advance their knowledge of firearms, safety and also get the chance to shoot a variety of firearms.
In early December, the Directors from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the USDA Farm Services Agency (FSA) met to sign an important Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two agencies that is sure to improve the already strong relationship between the agencies.
Hunters and other interested persons are encouraged to attend any of eight upcoming public meetings regarding the development of proposed hunting regulations for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 hunting seasons.
In addition to the 508 acres of water currently open to fishing at Paradise Public Fishing Area in Berrien County, Horseshoe 6 Lake (3-acres) will help anglers ring in the New Year as it opens to the public at sunrise on Jan. 1, 2017, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, January 2, 2017 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 Friday, March 31, 2017.
A Monroe County teacher’s proposal to create a bog garden out of a regularly flooded area at her school earned a $1,000 grant from Georgia DNR and The Environmental Resources Network.
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