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Webpage offers tips on dealing with nuisance wildlife

Webpage offers tips on dealing with nuisance wildlife

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. – Even though most wildlife has an inherent fear of people with no interest in coming close to us, animals such as deer ...

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Don’t miss this free, fun outdoors event: 21st Annual J.A.K.E.S. Day at Charlie Elliott

Don’t miss this free, fun outdoors event: 21st Annual J.A.K.E.S. Day at Charlie Elliott

MANSFIELD, Ga. – Come get “wild” at a free outdoor fun day celebrating the 21st annual J.A.K.E.S. DAY at the Charlie Elliott ...

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Registration now open for ‘Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman’ Programs

Registration now open for ‘Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman’ Programs

MANSFIELD, Ga. – Ladies, you don’t want to miss out on some amazing upcoming outdoors workshops! From introductory to advanced courses on handgun use, to ...

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DNR announces t-shirt art winners for youth birding competition

DNR announces t-shirt art winners for youth birding competition

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. –  Four budding bird artists recently were selected as T-shirt Art Contest winners in Georgia’s 12th annual Youth Birding Competition, the ...

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Parson: Weather can determine when it’s time to plant veggies

You know people ask me about the weather: I’m a farmer.  This “winter” has been an interesting time to talk about the weather. Consistent ...

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Extension agent graduates UGA Extension Academy

Extension agent graduates UGA Extension Academy

I was a Newton 4-H’er for eight years, following in my dad’s footsteps. I worked for the 4-H Foundation and as a secretary ...

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Help them soar, crawl, swim, grow – Check the wildlife checkoff

Help them soar, crawl, swim, grow – Check the wildlife checkoff

Do you enjoy Georgia’s wildlife and rare plants?

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Skip the “Wild Life” and Enjoy the Wildlife with Spring Break at Georgia State Parks

Skip the “Wild Life” and Enjoy the Wildlife with Spring Break at Georgia State Parks

This Spring Break, break away from the “wild life” of crowded attractions and destinations and migrate toward the wildlife at a Georgia State Parks. From ...

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Georgia fishing prospects for rivers, reservoirs updated for 2017

Georgia fishing prospects for rivers, reservoirs updated for 2017

If you are searching for current fishing tips for Georgia reservoirs and rivers, look no further than the updated fishing prospects on the Georgia Department ...

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Bass artwork graces new ‘hard card’ for licenses

Bass artwork graces new ‘hard card’ for licenses

Hunters and anglers, check out the brand new “look” available for your recreational licenses.

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Special opportunity turkey season for youth and mobility-impaired hunters March 18-19

Special opportunity turkey season for youth and mobility-impaired hunters March 18-19

The statewide turkey hunting season opens on March 25. However, youth and mobility-impaired hunters utilizing private land have a chance to harvest a bird during ...

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Trout stocking will begin earlier in 2017

Trout stocking will begin earlier in 2017

Take advantage of beautiful spring weather and plan a trout fishing trip to the north Georgia Mountains! How about an early trout stocking to sweeten ...

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Geocaching event scheduled for Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center

Time to treasure hunt at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center. Join representatives of the Georgia Geocachers Association (GGA) at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife ...

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Porterdale leadership and support for trees recognized

Porterdale leadership and support for trees recognized

The City of Porterdale was among 19 Georgia cities recognized on February 14 for its commitment to caring for and managing their public trees. Porterdale ...

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Newborn leadership, support for trees recognized

Newborn leadership, support for trees recognized

Newborn was among 19 Georgia cities recognized on February 14 for its commitment to caring for and managing their public trees. Newborn was honored during ...

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Parson: Time to start thinking about planing the garden

Parson: Time to start thinking about planing the garden

Winter at the farm is for shorter workdays, maintenance, fruit tree planting, and conferences! Since the last time I wrote, there haven’t been many ...

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