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Cultivating Field to Fork

QDMA Hunting Heritage Programs Manager Hank Forester and I just wrapped up our third year of Field to Fork in Athens, Ga. and it was one of the best yet. Over the past few year's we have been evaluating and fine-tuning the program to better fit the needs...

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Job Announcement: Private Lands Biologist

The Georgia Wildlife Federation, a 501c3 non-profit organization promoting the wise use of Georgia’s natural resources, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of a Private Lands Biologist. The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for...

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Learn More About Amendment 1

AMENDMENT 1: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS What will I see on the ballot? The constitutional amendments will be near the end of your ballot.  The Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment is Amendment 1 and reads: Without increasing the current state sales tax rate, shall...

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Join Us in Saying YES to Amendment 1

By Mike Worley, Georgia Wildlife Federation Fall is here. Opening day of deer season is behind us; waters are finally cooling down. All of us that enjoy spending time afield, whether hunting or fishing, get a bit excited this time of year. My buddies are on the coast...

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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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