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3 men sentenced for killing protected hawks, owls in Jasper County

...them to die because they're often trapped for days.Acting on a confidential tip, agents with the state Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service installed cameras on the plantation over a two-year period. Surveillance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-29/3-men-sentenced-killin
Snake fungal disease found in Georgia

...snake's skin. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia-based nonprofit The Orianne Society...eight species have been infected.Georgia Department of Natural Resources says the overall impact of the disease on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/snake-fungal-disease-found-g
Teen hurt in Thurmond Lake accident still critical

...to the hospital Aug. 17 after the accident in the Keg Creek area.Capt. Mark Padgett, of the Geor gia Department of Natural Resources, said the teen, who was a passenger on one watercraft traveling with two others, fell or jumped into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-24/teen-hurt-thurmond-lake-acci
Dove season days added in Georgia, South Carolina for this year

...to Jan. 15, she said.South Carolina's Department of Natural Resources has similarly expanded its seasons, which...and managed for them by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.The area is located in Aiken County, along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-08-23/dove-season-da
Across Georgia

...helped hoist the large turtle onto an all-terrain vehicle for a ride to the nearest boat dock, where state Department of Natural Resources staffers met them to take the turtle to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island.Officials say the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/across-georgia
Water scooter victim still hospitalized

...on Thurmond Lake during the weekend, a Georgia Regents Medical Center spokesman said Monday.The Georgia Department of Natural Resources was called to investigate after Thomas Marshall Jay, 14, was injured in the water near Keg Creek about 3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-18/water-scooter-accident
Georgia drafts plan for deer management

...research on the rare species this summer.The partnership between the Army Corps of Engineers and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources involves safely catching sturgeon, inserting acoustic transmitters into them and returning them to the river...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-08-16/georgia-drafts-plan-deer
Search for native striper fish continues to be elusive

...sustainability.The harbor project's mitigation package also has a silver lining of sorts for Georgia's Department of Natural Resources, which relies on limited annual funding to stock stripers each year: under the current plan, the harbor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-08-02/search-native-stripers-c
Wood storks head to Augusta no longer endangered

...population high of 3,000 nesting pairs in Georgia, said Tim Keyes, a wildlife biologist with the state Department of Natural Resources who specializes in nongame conservation.As a result, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service upgraded the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/wood-storks-head-augusta-no-l
High winds push growing Washington wildfire

...000 firefighters were working in the eastern part of the state, with about a dozen helicopters from the Department of Natural Resources and the National Guard, along with a Washington State Patrol spotter plane.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-07-19/high-winds-push-growing-wa