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Happening This Month - January 2015

Check out bald eagles 24/7! We’re now sharing the Berry College Eagle Nest Cam on our website.

January is another big month for waterfowl hunters. Waterfowl season lasts through Jan. 25.

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SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (January 23, 2015)

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is proposing changes to fishing regulations.  The proposed changes would remove the ‘mountain’ trout season and open all trout water to year-round angling.  

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (January 15, 2015)
Do you love Georgia wildlife? Help conserve rare plants and animals by contributing through the Wildlife Conservation Fund checkoff when filing your state tax return. Giving is easy and every amount helps!


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (January 15, 2015)

Coyote. The word can bring a multitude of reactions – curiosity, respect, fear, suspicion - depending on your level of interaction with this animal.   A new multi-agency study, scheduled to begin in 2015, will help answer many coyote-related questions.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (January 6, 2015)

Here is to hoping you are ready for the new year with lots of planned fishing trips!  Anglers can find the new 2015 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  

MANSFIELD, Ga. (January 6, 2015)

Looking to begin or go beyond the basics relative to firearms 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 different types of firearms.  

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (December 23, 2014)

Hunters and other interested citizens are invited to attend any of eight upcoming public meetings regarding the development of hunting regulations for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 hunting seasons.  

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (December 19, 2014)

Fishing, boating access and camping opportunities are activities available at the  Morgan Lake tract, located adjacent to and managed as part of the Griffin Ridge Wildlife Management Area, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (December 16, 2014)

The season’s first sighting of North Atlantic right whales on the Georgia coast underscores the fact that Georgia and north Florida are the only known calving grounds for these endangered whales.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (December 16, 2014)

Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. on January 1, 2015 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 Tuesday, March 31, 2015. 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (December 16, 2014)

Teachers and students across Georgia are invited to honor Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests by participating in the 25th annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest. 


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