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For 21 years, the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance has helped conserve Georgia’s rare plants. Tuesday, that legacy of work and leadership landed a rare honor.
Dan Forster, recently retired Director of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD), was recognized with the Seth Gordon Award, the highest honor given by the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA).
The Georgia Prescribed Fire Council will explore the vital role of prescribed burning done right at its annual meeting this month in Tifton.
Archers will get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 10, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
Headed to the woods for deer season? Hunters will have something new to remember, the reporting of all harvested deer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
Ever had an accident while hunting in a tree stand? You are not alone. Statistics each year reveal that almost half of all hunting incidents are due to falls or other safety issues with tree stands, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
The canoe launch located on the Chattahoochee River at Mossy Creek Access Area in north Hall County is scheduled to temporarily close beginning Mon. Sept. 12, 2016 to allow the use of heavy equipment in the area.
Each year, the fourth Saturday of September brings National Hunting and Fishing Day. On this day, celebrated Sept. 24 this year, everyone can enjoy any of 10 FREE scheduled celebratory events, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
Ladies, if you are uncertain where to begin when thinking about outdoor activities, the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is a great place to start! This program provides a practical introduction to a wide variety of outdoor recreational skills and activities.
Do your Labor Day plans include throwing out some fishing line for your favorite catch? We have great news for you! For the first time in five years, Georgia Public Fishing Areas (PFAs) are scheduled to be open every Monday and Tuesday, beginning Labor Day Mon. Sept. 5.
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