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Small Game Management in Georgia

Preface & Acknowledgements

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Wildlife biologists serving on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Small Game Committee prepared this booklet. This is the first revision and second printing of this publication. It is intended to serve as a source of general information for those with a casual interest in small game animals and as a more detailed guide for landowners and managers who want to improve small game populations on their properties. Technical assistance in developing land management plans is available from WRD biologists. For additional help, contact the nearest Game Management Office listed below.Map representing Game Management administrative regions

Region I Armuchee  (706) 295-6041
Region II Gainesville  (770) 535-5700
Region III Thomson  (706) 595-4222
Region III Thomson (Augusta) (706) 667-4672
Region IV Fort Valley  (478) 825-6354
Region V Albany   (229) 430-4254
Region VI Fitzgerald  (229) 426-5267
Region VII Brunswick  (912) 262-3173
*Headquarters  (770) 918-6416

We express our appreciation to all small game committee members for their assistance reviewing and editing this booklet. Authors of the first printing of this booklet include:  Jerry Bearden, Bill Cooper, Nick Nicholson, Steve Ruckel, Ronald Simpson, and George Steele. We would like to thank the following individuals for providing editorial comments: Chris Baumann, Bobby Bond, and I.B. Parnell, Georgia DNR. Wayne Tankersley, Morgan County Extension Director, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, provided information and comments on Appendix 1, Planting Guide for Small Game. We also thank Melissa Cummings, WRD Public Affairs Office for booklet design, layout and editorial input. Funding for the publication of this book was provided by Forest Stewardship funds.


Jerry Bearden John Bowers 
Bill CooperDan Forster 
David Gregory Lee Kennamer 
Nick Nicholson Steve Ruckel 
Jim SimmonsGeorge Steele
Reggie ThackstonMark Whitney 

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