Knowledge is the best defense against accidents in the outdoors. Throughout this exciting episode of Georgia Outdoors we'll provide you with tips to make your next outdoor excursion a safe one. Whether your plans involve just a short day-hike in the woods or a five-day mountaineering expedition, these are the things you'll need to know.
Of course accidents do happen, even to the most experienced outdoors person. We'll visit with a team of experts who study the skills of wilderness rescue.
We'll also learn how to identify several types of wild edible and medicinal plants. But keep in mind – you should never consume a plant that you cannot positively identify as safe.
Georgia Hunter's Education
Make sure you never forget the most important thing to remember when you are hunting: Safety. Sign up for a Georgia Hunter's Education course.
You can buy your Georgia hunting license by phone, by mail or online.
Poison Control Center
Did you know that the Azalea – a common ornamental shrub in Georgia – is poisonous if ingested, especially by a child? Contact your local Poison Control Center immediately if you or your child has consumed any substance not positively identified as safe.