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.
Georgia Department of
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 Georgia Outdoor Writers Hall of Fame has found a fitting home:
Ole' Tight Line here friends and fellow anglers and I'm still kicking.
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As summer approaches and swimming pools open, parents and swimmers should be aware of a hidden hazard referred to as recreational water illness.
Hello folks, Tight Line Jr. here. I know Tight Line senior usually leads the story but I have something much more important to report on this week besides the dock tour.
American alligators live in a variety of wetlands. In Georgia, these large reptiles mostly are found south toward the Okefenokee and along the coast. However, their range also extends north to the upper coastal plain.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters who want a chance at a Georgia gator have got to get their quota applications in by July 31.
Registration is open for the July 25 paddle trip at George L. Smith State Park in Twin City.
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