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New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam still wrapped in red tape

I've covered lots of slow-moving issues over three decades in Augusta, but nothing seems as stubbornly stagnant as New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam.
Efforts underway to preserve Revolutionary War battlefield

The Battle of Brier Creek unfolded March 3, 1779, in nearby Screven County, when a British force of 1,500 men led by Col. Marc Prevost circled back on Gen. John Ashe's encamped Patriot army, which included about 1,700 soldiers.
Turkey season is also a sign of spring

...private landowners, hunters, conservation organizations like the National Wild Turkey Federation and Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division. OPENING DAY BIRD WATCHERS: Opening day of turkey season will have thousands of camo-clad hunters...
Pavey: Ice storm changes landscape at Yuchi Wildlife Management Area

Yuchi Wildlife Management Area will have a different look this spring as crews remove almost 1,250 acres of planted pines damaged or destroyed by the February ice storm.
Georgia wildlife programs should expect a financial boost in 2014

Georgia wildlife programs should be able to expect a financial boost in 2014, as firearms sales will likely continue on its upward trend of recent years.
Malformed fish exist, but they don't usually survive long

...taxidermist.I'd never heard of such a thing, so I called regional fisheries supervisor Jeff Durniak of Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division, who has seen more trout than anyone I know.Deformed trout, he told me, aren't terribly unusual...
Photos are needed of eastern diamondback for study

...images as attachments of eastern diamondbacks," said John Jensen, a senior wildlife biologist with Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division. "We are not interested in timber rattlesnakes."The request for photos, which can include live...
Phinizy Swamp Wildlife Management Area takes on cleaner look

Hunters who visit the Phinizy Swamp Wildlife Management Area will enjoy a cleaned up, widened access road, courtesy of an in-house project organized by the Wildlife Resources Division.
Deer population numbers moderate in South Carolina

After years of steady decline from a high of 1,000,000 animals in the late 1990s, is the Whitetail Deer population in South Carolina finally making a comeback?
Antlered does do exist

Antlered does, he said, are quite rare, but they do turn up occasionally.