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Alligator snapper turtles slow to recover from heavy decline

...Saturday in many parts of the state.Georgia DNR and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan to stock more than 80,000...Department of Natural Resources or our partners at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be stocked by opening day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-03-28/alligator-snapper-turtle
Across South Carolina

...that killed 27 animals at a Wellford animal park.People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a complaint to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service alleging that the Jan. 9 fire at Holly wild Animal Park resulted in the deaths of eight lemurs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-24/across-south-carolina
Pavey: The rut is on

...up, spent many years on the federal Endangered Species List before finally being delisted earlier this year by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.Careful stewardship and protection has brought them back in huge numbers, and South Carolina's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-10-25/pavey-rut
3 men sentenced for killing protected hawks, owls in Jasper County

...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 video showed Argetsinger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-29/3-men-sentenced-killin
Dove season days added in Georgia, South Carolina for this year

...seasons within the framework of broader rules set by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.In past years, states have been...split into multiple seasons.This year, however, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has expanded that number to 90 days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-08-23/dove-season-da
Wood storks head to Augusta no longer endangered

...specializes in nongame conservation.As a result, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service upgraded the rare birds to "threatened...and there will be nest abandonment."Terri Jenkins, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officer, said cold, wet weather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/wood-storks-head-augusta-no-l
New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam still wrapped in red tape

...restoration efforts in Georgia and South Carolina as part of the basis for the decision, which was in response to a U.S. Fish & Wildlife proposal issued in 2012.The wood stork's comeback is especially significant for the Central Savannah River...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-06-28/new-savannah-b
Across the region

...section of beach.Liggett said the project needs to start by early April to be finished by June 30. After that, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service prohibits the town from disrupting the beach because of sea turtle nesting season.The sand will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-16/across-region
Georgia wildlife programs should expect a financial boost in 2014

...another financial boost in 2014, due to the continued surge in sales of firearms and ammunition.Earlier this year, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced the federal excise tax from the sale of guns, ammo, fishing gear and other outdoor items...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-12-28/georgia-wildli
Photos are needed of eastern diamondback for study

...you saw an eastern diamondback?The handsome ? but venomous ? reptile is vanishing in some regions, and now the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is trying to determine if they should be listed as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-10-12/photos-are-nee