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Nearly 150 gopher tortoises released in Georgia to help restore threatened reptile population

...Ecology Lab and other agencies gently placed the reptiles in temporary, protective pens at Burke County's Yuchi Wildlife Management Area."Gopher tortoise populations are in decline throughout their entire range," said Dan Quinn, SREL graduate...

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

...last week to the available habitat within Yuchi Wildlife Management Area in Burke County.The release, a joint effort...have improved the habitat at the 7,800-acre wildlife management area to the point it can sustain a viably large...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-06-06/georgia-have-u
Cuts will impact wildlife management areas

...could lose as many as a dozen wildlife management areas. The news emerged in...could close all or part of 12 wildlife management areas and reduce the state's...result in reduced revenues from Wildlife Management Area license sales, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/09/pav_10793.shtml
Rob Pavey
Upcoming calendar

...Center; line dancing, food, fun; $25; (706) 254-0563AUGUSTA-AIKEN AUDUBON WINGS AND THINGS AT YUCHI WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA: 8 a.m. Saturday, April 11, meet in parking lot, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, carpool to Yuchi; naturalist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-04-06/upcoming-calenda
Georgia trout streams to stay open year round

...current Georgia fishing license as well as a trout license to fish the streams. If the streams are a part of a Wildlife Management Area, anglers also must possess a WMA license or a Georgia Outdoor Recreation Pass (GORP).A listing of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-05-14/georgia-trout-st
Study asserts Georgia does have Lyme disease

...More information can be found at www.csraflyfishers.org.CRACKERNECK OPEN: Aiken County's Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area will be open to the public on Saturdays during the month of May (2, 9, 16, 23, and 30). The 10,600-acre...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-04-17/study-asserts-georgia-do
Pavey: Beavers aren't eager to see visitors

...bears; modifying either-sex days to manage white-tailed deer; and regulating hunting and other activities on wildlife management areas and other state lands. The public notice and details of proposed rule changes are available on the Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-04-04/pavey-beavers-arent-eage
Phinizy Swamp Wildlife Management Area takes on cleaner look

...curse.That's often the case with Phinizy Swamp Wildlife Management Area ? a public wilderness so close to downtown...Using bulldozers, tractors and trucks from various wildlife management areas ? and assistance from wildlife techs and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-09-21/phinizy-swamp-
Pavey: Ice storm changes landscape at Yuchi Wildlife Management Area

Yuchi Wildlife Management Area will have a different look this spring as crews remove almost 1,250 acres of planted pines damaged or destroyed by the February...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-03-08/pavey-ice-storm-changes-
User fees proposed for Wildlife Management Areas

Georgia has almost 100 Wildlife Management Areas from the mountains to the sea -- at least one within...State-managed properties are known by several names, including Wildlife Management Areas, Public Fishing Areas, Natural Areas, Outdoor Recreation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2010-06-06/user-fees-proposed-wildl