Georgia Hunting News

Lifetime License Opportunities
Make a life-long commitment to wildlife by purchasing a lifetime license, encourages the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). A lifetime license covers all necessary state hunting and fishing licenses (except the federal duck stamp) that a hunter or angler would need for year-round hunting and fishing enjoyment, even if they move out of state.
Hunting Regulations Correction Regarding Bear Season
The 2004-2005 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide contains an error about bear hunting, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
Fall Hunting Seasons Rapidly Approaching
Those wishing to take advantage of the upcoming fall hunting season should make sure they have met hunter education requirements and that can be done in two ways– on a home computer or through the traditional classroom course, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
DNR to Launch Georgia Deer Management Plan
How many white-tailed deer should we have in Georgia? The answer to this question varies depending on whom you ask. Management of Georgia’s white-tailed deer herd is a challenging and increasingly controversial topic.
2004-2005 Hunting Regulations Available
The 2004-2005 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide now is available announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). This guide provides information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife management areas, and much more.
Alligator Hunting Season Set for Fall 2004
It may be impossible to see a dinosaur in this day and age, but if you are one of 300 fortunate hunters you can bring home a close relative - the American alligator. Alligators currently have a population in Georgia of more than 200,000 thanks to sound wildlife management.
NWTF and Georgia DNR Answering the Call
The sound of a wild turkey gobbling gets louder every year in Georgia. Pretty amazing, considering that wild turkeys were nearly silenced in the 1900s following a century of habitat loss and market hunting, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
Murder-for-Hire Plot Against Two DNR Conservation Rangers
Late last week, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) initiated an investigation into a murder-for-hire plot against two DNR conservation rangers after receiving a tip.
23,000 Acres Dedicated as Heritage Preserves
Governor Perdue has signed Executive Orders dedicating more than 23,000 acres of state land at five sites as Heritage Preserves, thus ensuring that these state parks, historic sites, wildlife management areas and natural areas will be available to present and future generations for a wide variety of recreational activities and conservation purposes.
Upcoming Public Meetings on Proposed Hunting Changes
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) will hold four public meetings throughout the state to receive input on proposed changes to the 2004-2005 hunting season regulations. The purpose of these meetings is to invite public input in order to incorporate suggestions into a regulation package that will be considered by the DNR Board of Natural Resources for approval in the Spring.