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.
Special tot he Courier
Special to the Courier
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 - "Amphibians and Reptiles of Georgia" looks like a cross between a field guide and a coffee table book: splashy color, waves of information.
BRUNSWICK -- Loggerhead turtles have returned to Georgia's beaches. Members of the Georgia Sea Turtle Cooperative found the state's first loggerhead nest of 2008 last week on Blackbeard Island, signaling the start of nesting season for the federally threatened species.
If you live in or visit a wooded area with water nearby, you probably will hear the croaks of Cope's gray treefrogs. From March through August, these common nocturnal amphibians belt out loud, buzzing trills and occasional squeaky peeps to attract mates.
Hello, friends and neighbors all around the coastal region.
Randy Bishop of Georgia Arson Control on Wednesday presented former Sunbury resident Willow Duncan with a $2,500 check for her role in convicting the arsonist who burned down an abandoned store in Sunbury.
Free admission, dozens of volunteer projects and family-friendly events await Georgia State Park and Historic Site visitors on Your State Parks Day, set for Saturday, Sept. 27.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Have satellite, will travel and, luckily, will provide data.
A disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia.
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