Happening This Month - April 2016
More than 150 student archers from 13 Georgia elementary, middle and high schools recently participated in the second annual 2016 National Archery in the Schools ® International Bowhunters Organization Georgia 3D Challenge in Dublin, Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced the 2016 grantees of its State Innovative R3 Program Grants.
Let your child explore their “wildness” learning about wildlife at a Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center summer camp. Camps accommodate ages 7-16 and offer everything from birding and wildlife activities, to shooting, to learning camping and survival skills.
Another Georgia Youth Birding Competition, another birding record.
As the weather warms, sightings of multiple types of wildlife potentially increase. This could include black bears that might be seen in or around your neighborhood this spring and summer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
More than 200 bald eagle nests have been documented in Georgia for the second straight year, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.
Join Glock, the leading global manufacturer of pistols, and Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ staff at a Women’s Handgun Class as part of the Beyond Becoming an Outdoors Woman series. This workshop will take place June 24-26, 2016 at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield, Ga.
Come get “wild” at a free outdoor fun day celebrating the 20th annual J.A.K.E.S. DAY at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center near Mansfield, Georgia. This free event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., May 7, 2016.
As spring warms up, the number of snake-related calls and emails to DNR senior wildlife biologist John Jensen go up. But most center on two questions: What species is this and what do I do with it?
Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed hunting regulations for the 2016-2017 season at the new Buck Shoals Wildlife Management Area and make plans to attend a scheduled public hearing.
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