News

The Need for R3

With a nationwide general decline in hunting participation since the 1980s, the leaders in the conservation community have come together, recognized the gravity of the situation, and made a serious shift in the way they are tackling the issue.  A national plan was...

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Mill Creek Nature Center: My Second Home

By John Deitsch, MCNC Volunteer I first encountered Mill Creek Nature Center over six years ago on April 2, 2011. That visit was so engaging and captivating that I have since returned over two hundred times. Every visit is unique in some way. I enjoy volunteering at...

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Yellow River Water Trail: A GWC Partner Organization

In recent years we have been attending Georgia Water Coalition meetings and connecting with water advocates from around the state.  We formed our non-profit in 2014 (under the excellent guidance of Georgia River Network) and created our motto of "Enjoy, Share and...

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GWC: A Formidable Voice for Georgia’s Water

By Gina Rogers, Director of Operations, Georgia Water Coalition The Georgia Water Coalition was formed in 2002 in response to an initiative to privatize water in Georgia.  The Georgia Wildlife Federation was a founding member along with Southern Environmental Law...

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Warnell Alumni and Friends Sporting Clays Tournament

The Georgia R3 Initiative partnered with the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources to host the inaugural Warnell Alumni and Friends Sporting Clays Tournament on April 21st. There were over 70 people in attendance with five-person teams consisting of alumni,...

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GWF Welcomes Charles Evans

Working to Recruit, Retain, and Reactivate Hunters Georgia Wildlife Federation welcomes new staff member Charles Evans. Charles will serve as R3 Coordinator, a position dedicated to the recruitment, retention and reactivation (R3) of hunters and shooters. In this...

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R3: Helping to Secure Hunting and Shooting In Georgia

By Charles Evans, Georgia R3 Coordinator How do you secure the future of conservation, shooting sports, and our hunting heritage?  Georgia is leading the nation in the quest for the answer. With a nationwide general decline in hunting participation since the 1980s,...

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Daniel Lumpkin Highlights GHFTH in Podcast

For an assignment for a web content development class, Daniel Lumpkin’s idea to produce a series of informational podcasts to inspire people to give time and money to nonprofit organizations was an admirable start. He did the obligatory research to identify...

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Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act Approved by House Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2017 Contact: info@gwf.org; 770-787-7887 GEORGIA OUTDOOR STEWARDSHIP ACT APPROVED BY HOUSE COMMITTEE Measure would dedicate funding to land conservation Covington, GA - The Natural Resources Committee of the Georgia House of...

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Outdoor Stewardship Act Good for Land and Wildlife

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2017 Contact: info@gwf.org; 770-787-7887 OUTDOOR STEWARDSHIP ACT GOOD FOR LAND AND WILDLIFE Covington, GA - For many families in Georgia, hunting and fishing are rich traditions that go back generations. Calendars are planned around...

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