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Free Georgia Saltwater Fishing License

Heather Neal - Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 5:37am

Beginning January 1, 2013, Georgians with fishing licenses who also want to fish in the Atlantic Ocean will need a Saltwater Information Program (SIP) permit. The permit is free and will need to be renewed annually....

Teachers at a hands-on training at Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center

Teacher Training from Georgia DNR

Heather Neal - Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 5:02am

Project Wild, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, has been providing quality educational programs for teachers and children for over 20 years. Its mission is to encourage learners to be informed...

Homeschool Day for Parents and Kids

Heather Neal - Monday, April 8, 2013 - 5:17am

The Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center has a great day of training for parent-teachers and interactive learning exercises for kids. On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, parents will receive a day of training in nationally...

Woodlawn Elementary, Chatsworth, National Archery in the Schools Program champs (image via georgiawildlife.com)

Georgia Schools Win First and Third in Archery

Heather Neal - Monday, May 20, 2013 - 6:08am

Two Georgia Elementary schools have won first and third places, respectively, in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). Of more than 100 schools competing from around the country, two Georgia teams really...

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Free Fishing for the Family

Heather Neal - Friday, May 31, 2013 - 5:31am

It’s National Fishing and Boating Week from June 1-8, 2013. Georgia Department of Natural Resources is encouraging families to get out and make meaningful connections while enjoying nature and maybe even catching your...

Georgia State Parks' Great Gopher Chase lasts all month!

Georgia Parks Great Gopher Chase

Heather Neal - Friday, June 7, 2013 - 7:23am

After rainy and stormy weather across the state from Tropical Storm Andrea, Saturday promises to be a lovely day to get outside and enjoy Georgia State Parks. The timing couldn’t be better since the State Parks have...

Woodlawn Elementary Archery Team (img via their Facebook page)

Georgia Archery Team New World Champs

Heather Neal - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 5:27am

A couple of months ago, we told you about two Georgia elementary schools who won first and third prizes, respectively, in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). Woodlawn Elementary School in Chatsworth,...

Your State Parks Day, Georgia

Heather Neal - Friday, September 26, 2014 - 9:28am

You’re officially invited to visit one of the 60 State Parks and Historic Sites across Georgia for free on Saturday, September 27, 2014. As part of a statewide celebration of National Public Lands Day, Georgia...

Take a Dip into History: Find Family Fun this Labor Day

Patrice Weaver - Monday, August 27, 2012 - 6:28am

In 1921, an aristocratic up-and-coming young New York politician, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, contracted polio. Fearing his political future over, and desperate for a cure, FDR journeyed to Warm Springs, GA., on the...

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