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Brunswick, GA
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 08:00

With the opening day of waterfowl season right around the corner, the job of repairing Hurricane Irma damages to the Altamaha Waterfowl Management Area (located on the Altamaha Wildlife...

Social Circle, GA
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 08:00

Beginning today, hunters can apply for two scheduled youth quail quota hunts that will take place on land managed for bobwhite quail, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:00

With waterfowl hunting season opening Sat., Nov. 17, duck and goose hunters across Georgia should find similar wetland conditions to last year, according to experts with the Georgia Department...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:00

Preventing Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from entering Georgia is an ongoing effort. Hunters can help reduce that risk by understanding current regulations that prohibit the importation of live...

Knoxville, TN
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:00

The Tennessee Valley Authority and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have reached a multi-agency agreement to provide continued funding for three federal fish hatcheries that have stocked...

Social Circle, GA
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 09:00

Little to no experience operating a handgun? A rifle? A shotgun? We have a great opportunity for you with the "Give It a Shot" shooting courses, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 09:00

A Monroe County teacher’s proposal to create a habitat for bats has earned a $1,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 09:00

Watch out for deer on and near roads this fall! Motorists are urged to exercise caution this time of year as it is peak deer activity season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 17:00

Teachers and students across the state are invited to explore Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests through the 29th annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.

Calhoun, GA
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 15:00

A busy northwest Georgia bridge and the massive colony of bats that call it home are both better off thanks to recent work that preserved the structure and its wildlife.

Social Circle, GA
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 10:00

Time to fill up that freezer with one of the healthiest meats available!

Social Circle, GA
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 10:00

Hunting is one of the safest sports, with only a small fraction of participants ever involved in a hunting incident.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00

The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opens Saturday, Oct. 13.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00

Hunters and other interested persons are encouraged to attend any of three upcoming public meetings regarding the draft Strategic Management Plan for Black Bears in Georgia (copy available at...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00

Hunters getting ready for the opening day of primitive weapons deer hunting season, Oct. 13, should first review safety information.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:00

Little to no experience operating a handgun? A rifle? A shotgun? We have a great opportunity for you with the "Give It a Shot" shooting courses, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:00

Each year, we celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on the fourth Saturday of September.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:00

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...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:00

Archery hunters will get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 8, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD)....

Mansfield, GA
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:00

What keeps you from heading out to go backpacking or fishing or shooting? Don’t let a lack of information keep you from enjoying all the outdoors has to offer, instead make plans to take part in...

Enigma, GA
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:00

A new archery range at Paradise Public Fishing Area (PFA) in Berrien County, located near Enigma, will open Mon., Sept. 3.

Thomasville, GA
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:00

With the groundbreaking ceremony taking place today, firearm and shotgun shooting range enthusiasts can look forward to a new location to visit when the Thomas County Range is completed,...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 10:00

What are your opening day plans? Georgia’s dove hunting season opens Sat. Sept. 1, 2018, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 10:00

Hunters in need of the Georgia hunter education course have two options - completely online or a classroom course, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources...