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Wood storks head to Augusta no longer endangered

...Augusta.Last year, the birds reached a new population high of 3,000 nesting pairs in Georgia, said Tim Keyes, a wildlife biologist with the state Department of Natural Resources who specializes in nongame conservation.As a result, the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/wood-storks-head-augusta-no-l
Ga. coastal town drops windmill plan

...and endangered shore birds, including red knots and piping plovers. A Georgia Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist weighed in against the turbine's planned siting at a recent public meeting."If I look at the overall map of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-19/ga-coastal-town-drops-windmi
Disease killing Georgia's bats

...A killing disease that's devastating bat populations is now working its way east and south through Georgia. Wildlife biologists early last year confirmed the presence of white-nose syndrome for the first time in Georgia bats. That was in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-28/disease-killing-georgias-bat
Pavey: Ice storm changes landscape at Yuchi Wildlife Management Area

...damage to these stands, it was best to accelerate the timeline of clearcutting and replanting," senior state wildlife biologist I.B. Parnell said.Other WMA's in the region sustained some damage, but nothing as severe as Yuchi."Di-Lane...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-03-08/pavey-ice-storm-changes-
Army engineers turn used Christmas trees into Thurmond Lake fish habitat

...saving space in area landfills."Fish and other aquatic species need these areas for cover," said Ken Boyd, a wildlife biologist with the Thurmond Lake office. "Using recycled Christmas trees allows us to supplement our existing underwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-26/army-engineers-turn-used-chri
Photos are needed of eastern diamondback for study

...asking for the public to submit digital 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...

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

...and speculated, but no one ? including me ? knew what would cause such a bizarre condition.I later called wildlife biologist Charlie Killmaster, who heads up the whitetail deer program for Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division.Antlered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-11-16/antlered-does-
Georgia's trapping community on the rise again

...increased almost every year, totaling 1,129 last year, according to state officials.Greg Waters, a senior wildlife biologist and coordinator of the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division's furbearer and trapping program, said several factors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-01/georgias-trapping-community-r
Pavey: Flooding might present challenge for Georgia's alligator hunters

...3424 at the Russell Project Office no later than 5 p.m. on Sept. 3.For questions, contact the Jeff Brooks, Wildlife Biologist, at 1-800-944-7207 ext. 3424. CSRA FLY FISHERS: Please post the following announcement in the Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-08-24/pavey-flooding
Fort Gordon to hold briefing on hunting, fishing changes

...coyotes."This was a main topic at the Southeastern Deer Study Group's meeting this year in Florida," said post wildlife biologist Steve Camp, who will discuss coyote strategies ? and other wildlife management changes ? at a public meeting Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2012-08-11/fort-gordon-hold-briefin