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Five questions with Vic VanSant

Vic VanSant is a state biologist and regional supervisor for game management with the Department of Natural Resources. 1. Groundhog Day is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/31/met_441469.shtml
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5 questions with Vic VanSant

Vic VanSant is a biologist with the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division's regional office in Thomson, where he participates in local and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/20/met_429030.shtml
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Think you spot a rare bird? Don't be so sure

...We expect some people will think the next pileated they see is an ivory-bill," said Georgia wildlife biologist Vic VanSant. "I've been waiting for the flood of sightings to start." The existence of the ivory-billed woodpecker, thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/09/met_452616.shtml
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Bear that once roamed area killed in Alabama

...so well last week in northern Alabama. "He ended up in Alabama and was killed," said Georgia wildlife biologist Vic VanSant, who helped capture the bear at Richmond County's 4-H camp June 23 and later released it near Helen, Ga. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/23/met_470488.shtml
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Quotas will control crowds

...so we're making changes for opening day to a quota system," said Georgia Wildlife Resources Division biologist Vic VanSant. This season, all opening day shoots at Di-Lane, Broad River, Clarks Hill, Alexander, Oconee, Redlands and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/02/out_542873.shtml
Outdoors
Don't pass on bucks just yet

...completely over yet. "To me, the peak rut is basically late October to mid- November, which has passed," said Vic Vansant, regional biologist for Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division. "But it doesn't necessarily end there." VanSant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/21/pav_435142.shtml
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Officers capture wandering bear

...on Augusta West Parkway. It apparently had stayed in the same area since its last sighting July 15, said biologist Vic VanSant of the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division. "It was probably in the same area along Wrightsboro and Jimmy Dyess all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/26/met_467169.shtml
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County included in gator hunt

...many gator reports from Augusta, but the ones we do get tend to be where the people are," said wildlife biologist Vic VanSant of Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division. The most famous Augusta gator - at least this year - was an eight-foot-long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/26/pav_457123.shtml
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Bear sightings lead to gas station capture

...There had been rumors for several days of a bear in the area, but the rumors didn't seem real promising," said Vic VanSant, the regional wildlife supervisor for Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division. Late Saturday night, Richmond County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/15/met_81510.shtml
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Eagle illness spreads to other local birds

...a killdeer both tested positive for avian vacuolar myelinopathy, which causes fatal brain lesions in its victims. Vic VanSant, a Georgia Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist, said scientists also are examining another dead bald...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/28/met_303822.shtml
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