Deer, squirrel, turkey, quail, rabbit – all hunt-able species in Georgia. But, do you know how to hunt them? If you are new to hunting or you have a young person in your home that has expressed an interest in hunting, we have a great weekend planned for you at a Georgia Hunt and Learn program!
DNR is again offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade teacher in Georgia who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.
Don’t miss your chance at a hunt like no other! Quota applications must be received by July 31 if you want a chance at hunting a Georgia gator.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division has made purchasing the licenses you need even easier. Anglers, or hunters, looking for the licenses that allow them to pursue a specific activity can now choose a compiled license “package.”
How about planning to catch your next meal? Fishing for catfish is a great way to put some delicious meals on the table. Whether you are an experienced angler, a newbie or just a casual fisherman, you can find fantastic catfishing opportunities in Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
If a fishing trip is not on your summer list of “things to do,” you need to plan one! How do you pick a spot? You could start with one of Georgia’s available public fishing areas (PFA) to make that happen!
It is hot and dry this summer in Georgia. This could potentially create a shortage of natural food sources for wildlife, including black bears. Why is this an issue? Because this could urge bears to seek out food in all the wrong places, including your back porch.
Loggerhead sea turtles have crawled their way to a conservation milestone in Georgia, laying more than 2,800 nests so far this summer on the state’s barrier island beaches.
Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed hunting regulations for the 2016-2017 season at the new Alapaha River Wildlife Management Area and make plans to attend a scheduled public hearing.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is proposing a change to walleye fishing regulations at Lake Blue Ridge in Fannin County. This change would adjust the current walleye creel and possession limit from fifteen (15) to eight (8) fish.
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