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A Healthy River Starts with Small Streams

By Mike Worley, President Georgia Wildlife Federation The Chattahoochee River serves as Atlanta’s lifeblood and provides drinking water for more than four million people in the metro area. Sportsmen and women also know that the river is home to some of the best...

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Prescribed Fire Benefits People and Wildlife

Covington, GA –In a proclamation ceremony on February 4, Governor Kemp recognized February 3 - 10 as Prescribed Fire Awareness Week in Georgia. Georgia Wildlife Federation President Mike Worley, currently serving as chair of the Georgia Prescribed Fire Council, was in...

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Jan 7, 2019 – Camo Coalition Update

The 2019 Georgia General Assembly is in full swing and we've been busy at the Capitol monitoring bills that might affect your land, water, wildlife, and hunting and fishing opportunities. We don't want to bombard you with emails. If you see an action alert come your...

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Hunters for the Hungry helping feed Georgians in need

GWF program pays deer processors to process, package ground venison for food banks By Terry Lewis, Albany Herald ALBANY — The Georgia Wildlife Federation runs the Hunters for the Hungry program in Georgia. Through the program, hunters can donate a field-dressed deer...

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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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Vote YES on Amendment 1

Sportsmen and women across the state are voicing support for Amendment 1. Will you join Georgia Wildlife Federation, Georgia Outdoor News, Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation, and others by saying YES to Amendment 1 on November 6? Hunters and anglers are always...

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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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