On a cold and damp winter morning, a stand of flooded timber in southern Arkansas is prime real estate. Not just for the rice farmers or timber barons of the region, but for the throngs of mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), other species of waterfowl and hunters alike, all brought together by a mass migration, ideal habitat and a love for one of North America's most recognized ducks. Here, mallard hens and drakes take to an open pool of water to feed in the water as the sun strains to cast shadows through the low-hanging clouds while the far-off sounds of ...
11th annual Great Backyard Bird Count collects vital stats for bird conservation
In the just released 2008 edition of Georgia Trend magazine, James Holland the Altamaha Riverkeeper (ARK), is listed as one of 100 Most Influencial Georgians. However when you look at the photographs of the most influencial people in Georgia, James is the only one in the entire magazine who is not smiling, in fact James looks downright mad.
PERRY - The 18th annual Georgia National Junior Livestock Show, Feb. 20-24, features Georgia's 4-H and FFA students competing for statewide championships.
Keeping in tune with the New Year and being that, for most, the number one resolution is to stay start a diet or work out program, we asked Richard Sommerville from the Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA a few questions about weight loss and weight training.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Whether the subject is wood storks or bog turtles, right whales or sandhills, a new e-mail newsletter from the Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of NaturalResources covers the state's wide range of nongame creatures and natural habitats.
Hello friends. Welcome to the new year, living on Georgia's beautiful coast.
Have you ever noticed shallow, little holes lined up in rows on a tree trunk? Your first thought might be that an accurate marksman fired BBs at the tree. But the holes most likely are the handiwork of the yellow-bellied sapsucker.
FORSYTH - Teachers and students across Georgia are invited to discover "The Sights and Sounds of Wild Georgia" and participate in the annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.
Hello my cold weather fishermen and friends.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Jason Wisniewski hopes to spend 40 days hunting deer and other game this season. In late November, however, the wildlife biologist with the Wildlife Resources Division's Nongame Conservation Section was hunting for endangered mussels on Florida's Apalachicola River, part of a federal survey spurred by drought and dropping lake levels upstream in Georgia.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - A student's summer spent slogging through Georgia swamps with a flashlight in hand has shed light on the range and favored shelter of a most secretive bat.
PERRY - As the Georgia Department of Natural Resources begins implementation of the Go Fish Georgia program, Gov. Sonny Perdue has announced the locations for the Go Fish Georgia Center and Hatchery, and the 10 sites across the state for mega-ramps to be built on lakes and rivers.
Hello, friends. Tight Line Sr. here.
This started off as a column listing all the reasons running has made me a better mom. Rummaging through old post-race photos looking for inspiration ...
Hello friends and neighbors all around the coastal area. We have been having a little preview of what summer is going to be like.
THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Though there may be a snowstorm or two lurking in the future, we’ve reached a point where good weather has made ...
FLORIDA — The State of Florida is no stranger to invasive species. And because many of these uninvited animals are wreaking havoc on the local ecology ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - As the weather warms, sightings of multiple types of wildlife potentially increase. This could include black bears in or around your neighborhood this ...
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