Georgia drivers can show their support for the state’s wildlife conservation efforts in a new way. Governor Nathan Deal and Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams unveiled three new license plate designs Thursday.
A day after the General Assembly adjourned for the session, water watchdogs are celebrating the failure of a bill that could have barred property owners from irrigating on their own land. The bill would have given the state the power to implement water augmentation program to increase the flow of the river, but would block those down river from the project from accessing the water.
Rocket-powered nets and radio transmitters are among the tools University of Georgia researchers are using to determine what's behind the decline in the wild turkeys population of the southeast. There are about 7 million of the birds left.