Female white-tailed deer, or does, give birth to fawns in late spring and early summer. Each doe may have one fawn, twins or, rarely, triplets. At birth, a fawn's body measures only 1-1/2 feet long and weighs 4-7 pounds. The fawn's eyes are open, but weak legs don't allow for much standing or walking.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The topics vary from diamondback terrapins on Tybee Island to native plants in Atlanta. But the focus is the same: Help Georgians learn about and enjoy the wildlife around them.
MARIETTA - Entries are now being accepted for the 22nd annual Georgia Senior Championship, which takes place Aug. 27-29 at The Landings Club in Savannah.
BRUNSWICK - The Department of Natural Resources has extended the current ban on harvesting sponge (egg-bearing) blue crabs.
Georgia State Park Golf Courses announced this week that golfers are now able to book tee times in advance via the Internet.
Hello friends and fellow fishermen, Ol' Tight Line here. I guess by now you heard the news about the Liberty Fest Fishing Tournament, where they named me an honorary captain.
Hello friends Tight Line Jr. here with something special. Thanks to the owner and operator of the Sunbury Crab Co. and Marina, Barney Maley, the 2008 Liberty Fest Fishing Tournament will honor my father, Allen Branch, by naming him honorary captain for the tournament.
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 GREAT OUTDOORS — Spring adventures often bring an accompaniment of rain. While a light drizzle can be an absolute pleasure during a hike, it can ...
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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