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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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GWF Private Lands Stewardship Program is ON THE GROUND

The GWF Private Lands Biologist is now available to provide AT NO COST land management assistance to landowners in focal counties in central Georgia. Given the importance of active management in developing and maintaining quality wildlife habitat, the GWF Biologist...

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Connecting with Community at the Keeping Georgia Wild Festival

The second annual Keeping Georgia Wild Family Festival, held May 18 at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield, proved once again to be a wonderful community outreach opportunity for GWF. Staff, board, volunteers, and representatives from other sponsoring...

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ABAC students take a break from the books to burn some powder!

We just finished up the first annual ABAC Skeet Shooting Tournament. We did keep score and award a few prizes, but this event was much more about having a little fun while burning some powder and introducing new people to the sport. This tournament was part of our...

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GWF Hires Biologist for Private Lands Program

GWF is excited to announce that Evan Wheeler, Private Lands Biologist, has joined our team to provide forestry and wildlife habitat management technical assistance to landowners in central Georgia. Evan earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Wildlife Sciences at Auburn...

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Campus R3 Coordinator Continues Warnell Learn-to-Hunt Program

Recruitment, retention, and reactivation (R3) programs intended to increase hunting participation are popping up left and right across the country, and 40 states now fund R3 positions. Amid the excitement surrounding the R3 “movement”, an important question lingers:...

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