The Canada goose is an adaptable bird and can live in a variety of locations, including open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.
Howdy, friends and neighbors. Hope everyone had a pleasant week.
Editor's note: Throughout the summer, the Courier's sports section will highlight fun family activities that are in Liberty County or a short drive away. Today's feature is on pedal power on St. Simons Island.
Editor's note: Throughout the summer, the Courier's sports section will highlight fun family activities that are in Liberty County or a short drive away. This week, we feature three ways to travel around St. Simons Island - on scooters, in golf carts or by pedal power.
Editors note: Throughout the summer, the Courier's sports section will highlight fun family activities that are in Liberty County or a short drive away. This week, we will feature three ways to travel around St. Simons Island - on scooters, in golf carts or by pedal power. First up is Your Moped Operandi.
BRUNSWICK - Those getting ready for a summer vacation on Georgia's coast need to remember many wildlife species depend on the beach.
Four of Georgia State Parks' lodges and resorts are or soon will be under new management, according to State Parks Director Becky Kelley.
Howdy, friends and fellow anglers. We sure have had some nice weather here lately. The water temperature is up to 66 degrees at Gray's reef, and the fish are biting.
BRUNSWICK - With sea-turtle and manatee sightings on the rise on Georgia's coast, boaters should be on the lookout for these big and rare animals.
For a memorable day of fishing, an angler might take along a fishing partner, preferably a youngster or wheelchair-bound adult who yearns for the chance to reel in a big one.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and others recently may have heard one of multiple news sources claim that the deer season length was to be reduced in the 2013-14 hunting year.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and other interested citizens can review proposed changes to hunting regulations for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 hunting seasons.
Hello everyone, hope you're having a good weekend.
THOMSON - Thomas Lewis of Grovetown reeled in the new state-record yellow perch Feb. 27 from the Savannah River, just below Clarks Hill Dam.
National Resource Discovery Day, an event centered on wildlife-profession education, will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge visitor center.
What to watch, attend:
Church members and local outdoorsmen gathered Jan. 25 in Gum Branch Baptist Church's fellowship hall for its 10th annual wildlife feast.
Due to their strong association with the military, Hinesville Rotary Club members are used to hearing presentations by Army Rangers.
The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and the National Wild Turkey Federation are partnering to provide 10 youth an opportunity to learn about turkey conservation and experience hunting turkey with a guide.
Joseph Walraven got into powerlifting because he wanted to get in shape, but it's become a way he can help someone else get well.
BRUNSWICK - Thanks to some helpful fishermen, the Department of Natural Resources is learning more about one of the latest biological invaders to be found along the Georgia coast.
Hello, friends and neighbors all around the coastal area. The fishing as of late has been somewhat slow because of the cold weather. However, I do have some reports of locals, who wish to remain anonymous, catching plenty of trout out around the St. Catherines Island area. They mostly are using live shrimp and, occasionally, artificial bait.
Calling all kids who want to learn how to hunt turkey and have fun doing it.
Fort Stewart youths, ages 10-16, are invited to sign up for a shotgun-orientation class from 8 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Holbrook Outdoor Recreation Center
MANSFIELD - For hunting enthusiasts who have dreamed of going beyond the rifle-shooting basics but weren't sure where to start, the Family Day at the Range series provides an opportunity. The sessions will offer training courses for participants who want to learn about or advance their knowledge of firearms safety. Attendees also will get the chance to shoot a variety of firearms.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia's food shrimp harvest season has come to an end for the year with the official closing Tuesday afternoon.
WAYCROSS - Commercial fishermen can take to the water at 6 a.m. Jan. 1, which is the opening day of the state's shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division. Shad season runs through midnight Monday, March 31.
Hello, friends and neighbors, Tight Line Jr. coming to you with a nice little holiday treat.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - More than 300,000 hunters pursue the white-tailed deer in Georgia. As a reminder to hunters, there was a regulation change in the number of available days to take deer of either sex depending on the type of equipment used and the area of the hunt, beginning this month.
Question: After completing my round the other day, I was asked by another player, John, to explain a potential rules infraction that had occurred in his foursome. John said that Jack's ball had come to rest on the fringe of the green but up against the rough collar. Jack then took out his driver and used it to move his ball one club length from its original spot. John did not think this was legal under the rules of golf. Was it legal?