Mon., January 7, 2013 4:00am
An 8-mile-long strip of land on South Georgia's Altamaha River soon could be open to the public. The Nature Conservancy has bought a 6,000 acre tract known as Boyles Island in Wayne County. The $8 million-dollar purchase from timber giant Rayonier is expected to become a $4 million sale to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Fri., November 23, 2012 1:00pm
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has launched a mobile app to help outdoors enthusiasts. The app — called the Official Georgia Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife Guide — launched earlier this month.
Mon., June 4, 2012 10:00am
Wildlife officials in Georgia are now accepting online applications for quota hunts. The redesigned system allows hunters to apply for permission to hunt deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and other game.
Fri., March 9, 2012 2:58pm
The Evans County Wildlife Club is holding 45th annual festival. Snake roundup is not longer part of the festivities. Just two Eastern Diamondback roundups remain in the U.S.
Mon., February 27, 2012 9:27am
Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association is planning to open three regional wildlife rescue centers. Organization says there are not enough trained rehabilitators. Spring and Summer are busiest time for animal rescues.
Tue., January 24, 2012 5:00pm
The DNR voted to limit the harvest of freshwater turtles. Prior to the vote Georgia had no rules governing how many trappers can take. Chinese demand has some scientists worried.