Happening This Month - January 2016

The Berry College eagles are back! Watch on Berry’s nest cam, and check out our wild cams lineup.

Small Game Hunting Season still open for squirrel, rabbit, quail, raccoon, grouse & more

Catch-and-release "delayed harvest" trout streams are stocked monthly from Nov. 1-May 14 each year.

News & Media
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (February 4, 2016)

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division has partnered with four conservation organizations to fund a position dedicated to recruitment, retention and reactivation (R3) of hunters and shooters.


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (February 4, 2016)

Looking for the ability to set challenges for others? Participants at an upcoming Adventures in Low Elements Workshop facilitated by Project Adventure and scheduled for April 15-17, 2016 at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center, will focus exclusively on adventure programming. Registration required by April 1, 2016.

ATLANTA, Ga. (February 1, 2016)

Gov. Nathan Deal recognized Plum Creek, Georgia Power and CatchMark Timber Trust as 2015 Forestry for Wildlife Partners for their stewardship and land management practices benefiting Georgia wildlife on some 1 million acres.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (January 15, 2016)

Anglers can find the new 2016 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (January 15, 2016)

Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) biologist Bobby Bond recently received the honor of Wildlife Manager of the Year by the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF). 

FORSYTH, Ga. (January 8, 2016)

The Georgia USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the GA Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) announce the availability of funding and technical assistance for landowners  to enhance habitat for bobwhite quail and other priority wildlife species.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (January 7, 2016)
Registration is open online for the 11th annual Georgia Youth Birding Competition, a statewide birdathon set for April 22-23.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (January 7, 2016)
Calling all kids who like birds and love to draw or paint: The T-shirt Art Contest in Georgia’s Youth Birding Competition is accepting submissions.

ATLANTA, Ga. (December 30, 2015)

The Nature Conservancy and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are pleased to announce the protection of a 3,986 acre tract known as Altama along Georgia’s Altamaha River, in Glynn County near Interstate 95. 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (December 29, 2015)

The Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop series provides a practical introduction to a wide variety of outdoor recreational skills and activities. One of these workshops, hosted by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, is scheduled to take place Feb. 19-21 at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. 


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