The gray fox is a common mammal found throughout Georgia as well as most of the United States. Typical size is 8-12 pounds and about 3 feet long. Although mostly gray, this canid has orange fur on its neck, sides and legs. That's why, at a quick glance, some people mistake the gray fox for the slightly larger red fox.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - A frog-monitoring program will be receiving some much-needed funds to improve a scarce frog's chances for survival.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Need a reason to smile this Tax Day? Try contributing to Georgia's "Give Wildlife a Chance" state income tax checkoff.
Hello friends. Not much to report this week. There has been a record sale on bug spray this year so far.
FORSYTH - Hang up your feeders and they will come. Ruby-throated hummingbirds and other avian acrobats are returning to Georgia from their wintering grounds to the south.
COVINGTON -- The Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center between Covington and Jackson will host its sixth annual FFA Wildlife Camp this summer.
BRUNSWICK -- Officials at the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources have set the 2008 commercial food shrimp cast net lottery for June 3.
Spring has sprung and bird nesting has begun. Species that normally nest in cavities may take up residence in dead trees or birdhouses in your yard. Non-cavity nesters may find your evergreen trees and shrubs particularly attractive for raising young.
SOCIAL CIRCLE -- You can wear your lucky hat and bring your lucky rod, but if you want to make the most of your next fishing trip what you really need is great advice.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The new 2008-09 Georgia sport fishing regulations are available.
GAINESVILLE - Despite record drought conditions in Georgia, trout anglers can still anticipate exciting fishing this season.
The eastern kingsnake is a shiny black snake with thin white or cream-colored bands. This reptile also is called the "chain snake" because the lines that stretch across its back are linked along the sides. The species' typical length is 3-4 feet long, but the record is almost 7 feet.
Hello friends and fishermen, ole Tight Line here.
ATLANTA - As the days become longer and the weather warmer, Georgia's forests become alive with an array of spring blooms including trout lily, wild azaleas, foam flower, trillim, violets and many other brilliant wildflowers.
BRUNSWICK - Early results from a January survey indicate higher numbers of several species of birds were on the coast this year.
PHOENIX, Arizona — Phoenix offers wonderful opportunities for playing golf during the winter and early spring, but here are some lesser known adventures to experience on your next visit.
ALBERTA, Canada — What do black bears, grizzly bears, tule elk and non-typical whitetail deer all have in common? The world records for each animal, as recognized by the Boone and Crockett Club, were not taken by a hunter. Instead, the massive animals died of other causes and were found later and reported.
SCARY TOWN — I am not an extreme sport guy. I wish I were, it’d make me much cooler. In fact, my wife and I just got life insurance, and we were asked the following questions: Do you SCUBA dive? Do you skydive? Do you rock climb? Do you ski?
Hello, folks - Tight Line Jr. here, hoping everyone is staying warm and toasty.
Sitting in the car with the heater and seat warmers on full blast, I look out the window at a chilly scene. The wind is howling. The sky is gray. The water on the lake looks as choppy and uneven as my self-cut bangs in third grade. Awake since 4:30 a.m., I’ve already taught a strength training class, thrown a load of laundry in the washer and herded the girls to school. It’s always tempting to drive home and crawl under the covers, but I never do. No matter how tired I am, no matter how ...
A high-tech research project helped along by a middle Georgia hunt club recently began tracking one of the state's most rare raptors – a golden eagle.
Below is a selection of March events at Georgia's State Parks & Historic Sites. For more programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks' web pages. More information on accommodations and recreation can be found at GeorgiaStateParks.org or 1-800-864-7275. You can also become a fan on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our monthly newsletter. Thank you for helping promote Georgia's natural and historic resources!
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 11, 2015) – Cluck. Purr. Gobble. Have you been practicing your turkey calling skills? Hunters eager for the opening of turkey hunting season in Georgia certainly have. The highly anticipated day is Saturday, Mar. 21 and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division expects that the 2015 season should be a fair one.
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