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What’s Georgia without the Call of the Bobwhite?

My love of the outdoors stems from early morning walks into the woods with my dad as we went to hunt. As I grew older, I would listen to my grandfather and dad talk for hours about the prince of game birds, the bobwhite quail. But even in the 1970s, the familiar...

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Support Georgia Wildlife Federation with Target Circle

GWF is honored and excited to announce that we have been chosen to participate in a special charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target. And you have the chance to help direct a portion of Target's donation to us! Now through January 5, vote for us...

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Ask Your US Representative to Help Bring $27.8M to Georgia

Can you fathom Georgia without quail? or songbirds? A major new study in the journal Science has found widespread declines in bird numbers since 1970. Today, three billion fewer birds fill the skies—a 29 percent decline. Meadowlarks, sparrows, finches, warblers,...

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Georgia Water Coalition’s 2019 Clean 13 Water Heroes

The Georgia Water Coalition's 3rd annual Clean 13 report highlights work to protect Georgia's water accomplished by state and local governments, businesses, industries, non-profit organizations and individuals. From innovative efforts to stem stormwater pollution at...

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Georgia Water Coalition Update

Georgia Wildlife Federation hosted the annual spring meeting of the Georgia Water Coalition on April 24th at our Alcovy Conservation Center. Seventy people attended representing over 40 GWC member groups. Two special guests this year included Josh Hildebrandt, policy...

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GWF Welcomes Dan Fletcher to the Board

GWF is pleased to welcome Dan Fletcher to the Board of Directors. Dan, an employee of WC Bradley Farms, Inc., comes to us from Columbus and is serving as a Director-at-Large. Dan’s first priority is to expand the presence and influence of GWF in the Columbus area. As...

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Georgia Hunters for the Hungry Update

Thank you to all of our sponsors, hunters, and processors who made the 2018-2019 GHFTH season a success. Together, we provided 14,133 pounds of venison to Georgia food banks and fed approximately 56,532 high-quality, protein-rich meals to Georgians in need. Five new...

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Clay Shooters Brave Storms to Support GWF

The 2019 Clay Shoot for Conservation was like no other. With severe weather looming, our sporting clay teams and volunteers traveled to Burge Plantation in Mansfield not knowing if the weather would "dampen" the day. Although the storms did indeed drench everyone,...

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Exploring the Alcovy Conservation Center

From September 2018 to May 2019, over 100 community members of all ages were treated to informative morning walks at the Alcovy Conservation Center thanks to volunteer naturalist Kathy Whitworth (pictured bottom-center). Nature-lovers identified birds, insects,...

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