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Georgia man faces prison again for stealing sea turtle eggs

...captured the first time, we thought, 'What are the chances of that ever happening again?'" said Mark Dodd, a wildlife biologist who heads the sea turtle recovery program for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.Sea turtle conservationists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-24/georgia-man-faces-pris
Sea turtles set new nesting records in Georgia, Florida

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Wildlife biologist Doug Hoffman and his two interns kept busy this summer finding, cataloging and protecting a whopping 570 nests that giant loggerhead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-07/sea-turtles-set-new-nesting-records
Despite decline in hunters, trapping industry growing

...would've said there's a possibility we'll lose loggerhead nesting in Georgia," said Mark Dodd, a senior wildlife biologist with Georgia DNR's Nongame Conservation Section.Last summer, beach patrols located just 1,201 nests, preceded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-09-05/despite-declin
Savannah man saves dog from alligator attack

...to be evaluated and sent home to recover.Alligator attacks are uncommon in this area, said Will Ricks, senior wildlife biologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. He said the department receives up to 10 reports a year of alligators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-22/savannah-man-saves-dog-allig
Alligator snapper turtles slow to recover from heavy decline

...trapper who did the earlier survey for DNR estimated he averaged a turtle a night per trap in the 1970s.Senior wildlife biologist John Jensen, of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, said restoring the species could take longer than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-03-28/alligator-snapper-turtle
School bus overturns on William Few Parkway

...Deer tend to migrate during the late summer and late winter months in search of food, Ira B. Parnell, a senior wildlife biologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, said recently. They are most active during the early morning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-12/school-bus-overturns-few-par
Pavey: Catching the forbidden fish in Gray's Reef

...high but still yielded satisfactory numbers of young, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.Wildlife biologist Tim Keyes said aerial and ground surveys in May estimated 2,496 nests in 22 colonies. Follow-up surveys this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-08-10/pavey-catching-forbidden
Nearly 150 gopher tortoises released in Georgia to help restore threatened reptile population

...fall line, or the elevation change that runs across the state from Columbus to Augusta.John Jensen, DNR senior wildlife biologist, said conservation projects such as Friday's tortoise release can help keep the gopher tortoise from inclusion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-05/nearly-150-gopher-tortoises-r
Georgia to have uniform, statewide deer season starting in the fall

...and its feeding habits disperse seeds and improve germination for plant communities.John Jensen, a senior DNR wildlife biologist, said restoration and compatible land management at Yuchi have improved the habitat at the 7,800-acre wildlife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-06-06/georgia-have-u
More dead deer found along roads last year

...deer recovered.Carcasses found along roads can be attributed to several factors, said Ira B. Parnell, a senior wildlife biologist with the Geor gia De part ment of Natural Re sources, including the population of deer in a given county, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-10/more-dead-deer-found-along-ro