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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
Disease killing Georgia's bats

...Georgia. Now biologists with the state Department of Natural Resources, the University of Georgia and the federal U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have found it in northeast Georgia, the DNR announced this month. A team led by DNR biologist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-28/disease-killing-georgias-bat
Georgia trout streams should have plenty of fish

...open Saturday, but the Wildlife Resources Division hasn't finished with its trout stocking program.Joined by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the state agency's plan is to stock more than 75,000 trout during the last two weeks of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2014-03-27/georgia-trout-st
Local birdwatchers aid in effort to save Rusty Blackbird

...common blackbird notorious for pestering gardeners and traveling in big flocks, said Dean Demarest, biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.But unlike their cousins, the Rusties are more inconspicuous. They travel in small packs and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-12/local-birdwatchers-aid-effort
Cabela's mourns loss of co-founder and patriarch Dick Cabela

...principle investigator in a case titled Operation Something Bruin, which required cooperation with other states and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service.Ultimately, the operation yielded more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-02-22/cabelas-mourns