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Landowner Programs

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division has many ways to provide assistance to landowners, including the private lands program, conservation easements and Forestry for Wildlife Partnership. 

Private Lands Program

In April 1995, WRD began a Private Lands Initiative to intensify efforts in promoting, encouraging and providing technical assistance for wildlife conservation on private lands in Georgia.

Contact the Private Lands Program at 478.994.7583.

Conservation Assistance for Landowners

Deer Herd Management for Georgia Hunters

 This booklet is intended to serve as a source of general information for those with a casual interest in white-tailed deer, and not as a detailed guide for land managers.

Opinions and Attitudes of Georgia Residents, Hunters, and Landowners Toward Deer Management in Georgia

This study was conducted for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GDNR) to determine the opinions and attitudes of the general population, hunters, and large landowners regarding deer management in Georgia.

Georgia Piedmont Natural Resources Cooperative

The Georgia Piedmont Natural Resources Cooperative was established to promote the stewardship of natural resources across a broad landscape and reduce the loss of forest and farm land due to unmanaged urban growth.

Is Your Land Within a Georgia High Priority Restoration Area?

Within Georgia's State Wildlife Action Plan (2005), there are five major conservation themes identified as crucial for maintaining our state's foundation of healthy ecoregions and their biological diversity. This fact sheet explores those areas.

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LICENSES - 3 Ways to Buy

1. Phone 1-800-366-2661
2. Online - here
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Ranger Hotline


Report poaching and wildlife violations. You can receive a cash reward if your tip leads to an arrest—even if you wish to remain anonymous.
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