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...

Rob Pavey
Pavey: Flooding in Columbia hits close to home

...million acres of public hunting land is available to hunters in Georgia, including more than 100 state-operated wildlife management areas. Many of these areas offer special hunts throughout the season, including primitive weapons hunts.

Pavey: Evans teens will have shot to reel in national title

...who buys a hunting license, is at least 12 years old and hunts without adult supervision or hunts big game on a wildlife management area.A Clarks Hill Youth Club for boys and girls 8 to 18 also will be formed. To register, contact Keri at...

Upcoming Calendar

...to 2 p.m. Sept. 8-10, activity room at rear of buildingAUGUSTA-AIKEN AUDUBON FIELD TRIP TO CRACKERNECK WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA: 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, meet at sign-in area, Crackerneck WMA; area open to nonhunters twice...

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...

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...

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...

Grant will add 15,000 acres to Georgia wildlife management program

...multiyear federal grant to expand the state's acreage available for hunting and other outdoor activities.The Wildlife Management Areas program leases about 120,000 acres, including large tracts and smaller parcels used as dove fields.A...

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...

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...