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Reptile and Amphibian Conservation

Current Programs and Resources

Sea Turtle Recovery Efforts

Recovery efforts for Georgia's primary nesting sea turtle, the Loggerhead as well as other sea turtles that frequent the Georgia Coast.

Bog Turtle Headstart Program

An ongoing partnership dedicated to the conservation of bog turtles and the restoration of the mountain bog habitat.

Gopher Frog Headstart Program

A joint project to help restore Georgia's rarest frog species.

Project Orianne - The Indigo Snake Initiative

A growing organization with a simple but far-reaching goal: Conserve eastern indigos and their habitats across the snakes range.

State Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles

Initiated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, research from the Georgia Herp Atlas project has now been condensed into a beautiful book that makes accessible information about 170 species of frogs, salamanders, crocodilians, lizards, snakes and turtles.

Snakes of Georgia

Information that dispels some of the most common misinformation about snakes in Georgia as well as the most recent version of the Snakes of Georgia fact sheet.

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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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