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.
2008 SuperBowl of Racing IV Schedule of Events, Golden Isles Speedway (Brunswick) Jan. 23-Feb. 2
BRUNSWICK -- A below-average season has prompted Georgia officials to extend for another month the harvest of food shrimp.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Commercial shad season is from 6 a.m. Jan. 1 through midnight March 31, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division will have eight public meetings across the state in January to provide the public an opportunity to comment specifically on the current dove-season structure as it relates to late-season opportunity and opening day shooting hours.
Hello friends. It was a good week of fishing. Here are some fishing reports from Yellow Bluff Marina and around the coastal area.
NOAA has established a new monitoring program in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary to collect data on the location and types of marine debris in the sanctuary. The monitoring data will be used to support cleanup efforts and reduce harmful effects on sanctuary resources.
FORSYTH - Spend a day with the birds this holiday season by joining in the 108th National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count program, an annual hemispheric early-winter bird census. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is celebrating its 37th year of participation in Christmas Bird Counts and encourages interested citizens to take part as well.
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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