Public meetings in 2015 will discuss whitetail deer program

...to apply for the department's quota hunts, waterfowl and dove seasons, hunting regulations and seasons for Wildlife Management Areas.The closest meeting to the Augusta area will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Pope Center, 48 Lexington...

Holly Bullock

...daughter of Major General John and Mary Jo Hoover. Holly graduated from the University of Georgia with a BS in Wildlife Management. She worked as a wildlife inspector at the Atlanta Airport and as a biologist at Millen National Fish Hatchery...

Excise tax for hunting and fishing gear is beneficial to outdoorsmen

...The idea, they thought, was that collecting money to improve access to the outdoors and create better fish and wildlife management opportunities would increase our nation's interest in hunting and fishing.As we now know, it has worked quite...

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: 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...

Man falls off Georgia waterfall

...authorities.McKinnon did not have details about the man's injuries, and a call to the White County Sheriff's office was not immediately returned.The area near Cleveland, Georgia is part of the Chattahoochee Wildlife Management Area.

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...

Small price for fishing license aids local wildlife management; fishing without license costly in Georgia

It costs residents only $9 for a one-year fishing license in Georgia, but local rangers say there are still some who chance getting caught casting without a permit on state waters.

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...