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Happening This Month - April 2015

The peregrine falcons are back in downtown Atlanta! Get a live look through the nest cam.

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Statewide turkey season is open all this month! You can sign in online for WMA sign-in hunts.

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SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (April 17, 2015)

There is a possibility that even with good intentions, “rescuing” an animal can sometimes cause more harm than good.  This is often the case when people come in contact with seemingly “orphaned” young wildlife, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (April 3, 2015)

Four budding bird artists have been selected as T-shirt Art Contest winners in Georgia’s 10th annual Youth Birding Competition, the Department of Natural Resources announced today.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 27, 2015)

Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed changes to hunting regulations for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 seasons and make plans to attend a scheduled public hearing.  

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 26, 2015)

More than two decades after Georgia protected alligator snapping turtles from commercial trapping, these heavyweight turtles with lightning-quick jaws are struggling to rebound in a former river stronghold.

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (March 24, 2015)

Make sure you put a trout fishing trip on your list of things to do this spring, especially with the opening of seasonal trout streams beginning Sat., March 28, 2015. 

MANSFIELD, Ga. (March 19, 2015)

Join BPI Outdoors and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division at a free firearms workshop that highlights the use of suppressors. 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 19, 2015)

Looking for a great place to get online fishing tips for Georgia reservoirs and rivers?  Look no further than the updated fishing prospects on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division website. 

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 18, 2015)

Atlanta’s fastest-flying family is in prime time again. A Department of Natural Resources camera at is live-streaming peregrine falcons nesting at SunTrust Plaza Tower.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 16, 2015)

Trout fishing opportunities for all fishing skill levels abound in Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 16, 2015)

Anglers itching to be out on the water should try to catch some cool weather striped bass action. This time of year, it is common to catch five to 15-pounders, with the occasional landing of a 30-pounder or greater. 


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