Georgia Wildlife Resources Division
2070 U.S. Hwy. 278, SE, Social Circle, GA 30025
Hunters and other interested citizens are invited to attend any of eight upcoming public meetings regarding the development of hunting regulations for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 hunting seasons. These meetings, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, are specifically designed to give the public a chance to provide input in the development process.
“Public input is important and valuable,” said John Bowers, assistant chief of the Game Management Section. “We’re seeking input that simplifies regulations, encourages hunting participation, maximizes opportunity, and is biologically appropriate.”
All meetings will begin at 7 p.m.
January 7, 2013
January 8, 2013
January 9, 2013
January 10, 2013
Any participant at a meeting may present data, make a statement or comment, or offer a viewpoint or argument, either orally or in writing. Statements should be concise to permit everyone an opportunity to speak. Participants must register upon arrival and notify the registering official of their intent to give a statement. Those unable to attend a meeting may submit input either electronically or in written statement form. Input must be received by January 18, 2013.
These meeting sites are accessible to people with physical disabilities. To request sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids, contact Brandon Anderson at (770) 761-3045 no later than Dec. 27, 2012.
Hunting regulation proposals will be available in April and will be considered by the Board of Natural Resources in May 2013.
For more information, visit www.georgiawildlife.com/Hunting/Meetings  or contact Hunter Services at (770) 761-3045.