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Woman killed in Thursday crash identified

...a 2007 GMC Sierra, driven by Seth Thompson, 31, of the 4000 block of Waylon Drive in Martinez.Thompson, a wildlife technician, hit the passenger side of Erkens' car. He was taken to a hospital with what appeared to be minor injures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-14/woman-killed-thursday-crash-i
Area alligators don't have that much bite

...population numbers from 100,000 to 200,000. Georgia's few recorded attacks include one involving a state wildlife technician, Ruckel said. The employee was discussing alligators with a troop of Boy Scouts on Ossabaw Island in 1994...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/21/pav_82293.shtml
Rob Pavey | Natural history and anthropology
'Stumpy' questions are finally answered

...and for all. But it wasn't easy. "It took nine of us, and it was still hard to do," said Cris Hagen, a wildlife technician and herpetologist. The idea, he said, was to capture the big gator, named "Stumpy" for its missing front...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/15/pav_43733.shtml
Rob Pavey
Public to get chance to discuss deer plan

...HONORED: Georgia's Department of Natural Resources recently selected Burke County resident John Bearden, a wildlife technician at the Thomson regional office, as the 2004 recipient of the Danny Creel Citizenship Award. DNR annually recognizes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/02/pav_438817.shtml
Rob Pavey
Across Georgia

...said his three daughters often play in the stream, had gone there to shoot snakes when he spotted the reptile. A wildlife technician snared the 3-foot gator and scooped it into a cooler. It will later be released into the wild, probably in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/met_422603.shtml
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Alligator found resting in north Georgia stream

...it to the gator," he said. "But once I got near him, he raised up out of the water and hissed at me." A wildlife technician arrived and snared the 3-foot gator with a choke stick and scooped it into a cooler. Because it's a native...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/met_422610.shtml
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New study might benefit stripers

...are part of the South Carolina Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit. MOURNING DOVE STUDIES: Last summer, wildlife technicians across the state carefully trapped and banded more than 1,400 mourning doves as part of a 26-state assessment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/25/pav_402316.shtml
Rob Pavey
Lab chronicles wetland avians

...There's an egret - no, two egrets," he said. "Now there are two ring bills. And a wood duck, too." The wildlife technician from Savannah River Ecology Lab spends one morning a week flying in circles above Phinizy Swamp and the nearby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/16/met_300279.shtml
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Scientists work to catch, catalog creature

...withdraw blood and DNA samples. No one knows exactly how many gators reside in Par Pond, said Cub Stephens, an SREL wildlife technician who guides scientists on gator-getting expeditions. "But for every one you see, there are several more you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/15/met_288791.shtml
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Georgia wildlife technician calls it quits

...was "the first to hatch a striped bass in Georgia." Wilkes County native Bunch, 61, is retiring May 1 as a wildlife technician III after 34 years with the department. "He's an extremely hard worker who could do just about anything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/18/oth_259344.shtml
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