FORSYTH - The chittering sound of chimney swifts will begin to grow this month then fade to silence by early November as the fall migration increases swift populations in Georgia before drawing the small, speedy birds south to winter in the upper Amazon Basin.
A boat-safety course will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at White Bluff Presbyterian Church, 10710 White Bluff Road in Savannah.
Hello, friends and neighbors. Looks like we again were blessed by missing the storm. God bless all the folks on the Gulf Coast; let us pray that they don't sustain too much damage.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Four new wildlife vehicle license plates are coming to Georgia, and the Department of Natural Resources' wildlife resources division wants the public to help select the tag design.
GRIFFIN - Land is a valuable resource that provides immense benefits to humans and to wildlife.
Howdy, friends and neighbors. Hope things are going your way.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Opening day of the statewide dove season traditionally is considered the beginning of the fall hunting season.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The window of opportunity is closing for people interested in a 2012 deer quota hunt.
The 14th annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races will be held Sept. 15 at A-J's Dockside, 1315 Chatham Ave. on Tybee Island.
Hello, all you folks out there in the beautiful coastal region of south Georgia.
With 10 million gallons of fresh and salt water, the Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the world, according to the facility's website.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The 2012-13 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Often revered as a celebrated American fall tradition, squirrel hunting provides an opportunity to introduce youth or a novice to the sport of hunting.
The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has announced its hunting dates for the 2012-13 season.
Last week, I received an unexpected phone call from two of my good buddies, Will Darsey and Neal Patterson. Both of them, along with Neal's daughter Catherine, were on a two-day, private-charter fishing trip out of Key West, Fla.
Many of Georgia's 56 state parks and historic sites offer a history lesson. Gen. Coffee State Park, located about 90 minutes from Hinesville on Highway 32, is like stepping into the past.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Boaters and other interested parties are invited to one of three upcoming public meetings hosted by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Law Enforcement Division to discuss proposed regulation changes regarding boating.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Using primitive weapons, such as muzzleloaders, requires specific safety precautions, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division. Primitive weapons deer-hunting season starts Saturday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia boat owners with expired registrations are encouraged to renew their boat decals before Oct. 24, when a new state law adding a $10 late fee for registration renewal after expiration will be implemented.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters looking to pursue deer with firearms that harken back to a different time will have their chance, Oct. 12-18, during the week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season. During last year's primitive weapons season, more than 45,000 hunters took home more than 10,500 deer representing about three percent of Georgia's total deer harvest.
Hello friends and neighbors, hope everyone is enjoying life.
The annual Sunbury 5K Road Race is Saturday. The run, Presented by Merritt & Grinstead, Attorneys at Law, Hinesville, starts at 9 a.m. with packet pick-up at Merchants Wharf Condos.
Hello, friends and neighbors. Sorry I have missed you the past couple of weeks. I was a little under the weather, but things are looking much better.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Many hunters utilize tree stands to give them a leg up on their quarry. However, sometimes these are improperly installed or show signs of wear after several years.
The South Georgia Kings, who are celebrating their 10th season of travel basketball, recently thanked fans and supporters by giving them a chance to win gas cards worth from $25 to $100.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND - More than a dozen underwater robotic vehicles called "gliders" will be launched simultaneously this month in a massive, cooperative project involving 10 East Coast research institutions, including the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.
WAYCROSS - Fishing, or more accurately "catching," is about to bust wide open in south Georgia rivers, thanks to river levels dropping within the banks, according to personnel with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Local hunters Cassie Standard; her father, Jerome; and her uncle, Bubba Crowley, opened alligator season Sept. 7 by nabbing this 407-pound, 12-foot gator. Cassie Standard said it was the biggest gator the trio had seen or taken down. Standard, an avid bow hunter, hit the gator with an arrow. She said they had to get another line on the gator and had to nab him with a giant treble hook, a harpoon and finally finish it off with a pistol. Standard said it was a one-hour battle and called the experience scary but exciting. "I have been all around the ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those needing a hunter-education course before deer season have three options to make that happen.