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Vital Federal Conservation Funds Threatened

Our identity — who we are and the country we envision for future generations — is inextricably linked to wildlife. But unless Congress acts now to invest in our outdoor heritage, much of what we’ve fought to preserve is at risk. The numbers are stunning. More than...

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Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment Receives Strong Support

Governor Deal, legislators express support for conservation measure Contact:  Joselyn Baker joselyn@butler-baker.com 404-929-9081 October 3, 2018 -- With five weeks remaining until the November General Election, the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment received the...

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Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment Ad Campaign Begins

PRESS RELEASE September 28, 2018 Contact:  Joselyn Baker joselyn@butler-baker.com 404-929-9081 The coalition supporting the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment, which is constitutional amendment number one on the 2018 general election ballot, kicked off its paid...

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Historic Conservation Vote on November 6

The Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment is on the ballot on November 6 as Amendment One.  This is the first time Georgians have had a chance to dedicate funding for conservation and it can be done without a tax increase. The amendment will allow up to 80% of the...

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New Hunter Panel Highlights R3 Summit

Georgia Wildlife Federation hosted the third annual Georgia R3 Summit on August 22nd at the Alcovy Conservation Center. We were excited to have a variety of stakeholders here from agency, nonprofits, and industry all working towards securing the future of hunting and...

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GAR3 sets bar with annual meeting and hunt

By Susan Delk, NWTF The NWTF has found a unique way to support their continued R3 efforts in Georgia. Lynn Lewis, NWTF conservation field manager, certified wildlife biologist and a steering committee member of the Georgia R3 Initiative, plans and hosts the annual...

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Georgia Envirothon Team to Compete at Nationals Next Week

The Envirothon team from Vantage Point Education in Gwinnett visited Mill Creek Nature Center last week.  With instruction from team leader Trish Foster, students practiced sampling for aquatic invertebrates in preparation for the North American Envirothon Competition...

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Clean 13 Award Nominations

The Georgia Water Coalition recognized 2017 Clean 13 award recipients at a ceremony held this past March. Planning for the 2019 event, led by GWF's Gina Rogers, is underway. Is your local water authority knocking it out of the park with their water conservation...

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