FORSYTH - You don't want to eat at restaurants that receive low health department ratings. Now apply that concept to birds visiting your backyard feeders. In summer's heat, birdfeeders can quickly become breeding grounds for bacteria and disease.
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SOCIAL CIRCLE National Pollinator Week couldn't come at a more appropriate time in Georgia. The first of 14 butterfly counts across the state begin this month.
Why is the turtle crossing the road? To get to the other side, hopefully without being squashed by a car! Turtle travel is on the rise this time of year as turtles search for mates and scope out suitable spots to lay eggs. Eastern box turtles also move around more after rain, hoping to gobble up emerging worms.
Hello friends and fellow fishermen, Ole' Tight Line here. This past week has been a hot one. Like we say here in the coast, "Hotter than fish grease."
As temperatures rise don't be surprised if you see more late-afternoon activity on your sidewalks and driveways, particularly of the slithering variety. Not to worry, though: Snakes can be a homeowner's best friends, as long as you remember a few important tips.
After laying eggs, female songbirds often lack calcium. You can help them replenish this important nutrient by
The Georgia Outdoor Writers Hall of Fame has found a fitting home:
Ole' Tight Line here friends and fellow anglers and I'm still kicking.
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As summer approaches and swimming pools open, parents and swimmers should be aware of a hidden hazard referred to as recreational water illness.
Hello folks, Tight Line Jr. here. I know Tight Line senior usually leads the story but I have something much more important to report on this week besides the dock tour.
American alligators live in a variety of wetlands. In Georgia, these large reptiles mostly are found south toward the Okefenokee and along the coast. However, their range also extends north to the upper coastal plain.
Warm weather is upon us and summer outings are in full swing. From breathable trail runners to high-performance life jackets, this article looks at a diverse selection of outdoor products that can handle the rigors of summer use.
A scattering of people from Bryan and surrounding counties turned out June 17 for a public forum on potential cost increases for hunting and fishing licenses in Georgia.
The best family products out there merge performance and safety. They’re intuitive enough that anyone can use them, while also working just as they’re supposed to. And they’re also designed well enough that you can take them on the road without any problems.
A scattering of people from Bryan and surrounding counties turned out Wednesday for a public forum on potential cost increases for hunting and fishing licenses in Georgia.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The draft of Georgia's revised State Wildlife Action Plan will be the focus of three meetings scheduled for public comment next month.
Here is a diverse lineup of outdoor products that might be a good fit for your next adventure.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced a new women's record for grey snapper, Lutjanus griseus, landed in Georgia by Becky Manley of Guyton.
The Glynn County Health Department has issued an advisory for East Beach at the old Coast Guard station (10th Street to Driftwood Drive) on St. Simons Island.
Eight years ago this month I finished my first real run.
TALLULAH FALLS - For the first time in nearly 80 years, a peregrine falcon nest in a natural setting has been spotted in Georgia.
ATLANTA - Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites was recently named a finalist for the 2015 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management - the most prestigious accolade a recreation agency can achieve. The award is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association and the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration.
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