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Scientists study how rising seas will reshape Georgia coast

...future, Skidaway Institute scientists plan to use a computer modeling program designed years ago for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.First, researchers need to know how far upstream saltwater is already traveling along five coastal river...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-30/scientists-study-how-rising-seas-wi
Pavey: Catching the forbidden fish in Gray's Reef

...colonies. Follow-up surveys this month documented high productivity.Georgia DNR and partners such as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service documented wood stork colonies in 12 counties, with surveys covering the coast and ranging as far north as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-08-10/pavey-catching-forbidden
Ga. wildlife document shows successes, setbacks

...the two-year drafting process to update the State Wildlife Action Plan first enacted 10 years ago. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requires each state to update plans every decade in order to receive federal grants that pay the majority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-08/ga-wildlife-document-shows-s
Several species of reptiles, amphibians beings considered for federal protection

...species and seven reptiles, including the hard-biting, spiky-shelled alligator snapping turtle, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says.The Fish and Wildlife Service said this week that those species will undergo further study to decide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-07-10/several-species-reptiles
Okefenokee is an ever-changing ecological wonder

...wife, Joy, honeymooned there in 1984. They now own Okefenokee Adventures, a concession authorized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to offer tours and other visitor services inside the refuge's east entrance."People also come here to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-05-30/okefenokee-eve
Georgia trout streams to stay open year round

...coming to those streams and lakes, thanks to a funding agreement between the Tennessee Valley Authority, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and state agencies in Georgia and Tennessee.The agreement keeps open three fish hatcheries that together...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-05-14/georgia-trout-st
Alligator snapper turtles slow to recover from heavy decline

...many parts of the state.Georgia DNR and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan to stock more than 80,000 trout during...of Natural Resources or our partners at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be stocked by opening day, March 28...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-03-28/alligator-snapper-turtle
Nearly 150 gopher tortoises released in Georgia to help restore threatened reptile population

...ants near their pen.The research project was funded by a state grant for nongame wildlife programs from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that totaled $90,000 after matching funds, said Tracey Tuberville, SREL associate research scientist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-05/nearly-150-gopher-tortoises-r
Georgia solar industry growth threatening state's gopher tortoise population

...state's largest utility provider, to protect the gopher tortoise.Don Imm, a state supervisor for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, said areas occupied by the reptiles are often cheap, unused agriculture land preferred by developers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-16/georgia-solar-industry-growth
3 men sentenced for killing protected hawks, owls in Jasper County

...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 and Gebhardt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-29/3-men-sentenced-killin