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Camping Weekend Introduces Folkston Residents to the Outdoors

Many to experience the Okefenokee for the First Time COVINGTON - The Okefenokee is bursting at the seams with nature – Sandhill Cranes, Pond Cypress, amazing views of the night sky, and of course, the iconic alligator. But despite the Okefenokee being so close to...

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Job Announcement: Academics Afield Coordinator

Academics Afield Coordinator Employer: Georgia Wildlife Federation (GWF) Position Length: One semester with potential for extension based on performance Job Type: Internship (~10 hours per week) The Georgia Wildlife Federation in partnership with the Georgia R3...

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Senator Warnock Backs Bipartisan Bill to Help At-Risk Wildlife

Contact: DeAnna Harris, Georgia Wildlife Federation, 770-787-7887, dharris@gwf.org Lacey McCormick, National Wildlife Federation, 512-203-3016, mccormick@nwf.org COVINGTON (06/30/2022) — Senator Raphael Warnock has joined Senator Jon Ossoff in cosponsoring the...

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Carson Love Joins GWF as UGA’s Academics Afield Coordinator

Carson Love is a junior at the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources studying Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences (UGA). Thanks to the support from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wildlife Restoration Program, GWF recently hired her...

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The Call of the Bobwhite

A bipartisan bill would help bobwhite quail -- along with thousands of species nationwide. By Mike Worley President & CEO, Georgia Wildlife Federation My love of the outdoors stems from early morning walks into the woods with my dad as we went to hunt. As I grew...

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The Hype, The Hunt, The Hope

By Zach Stevens, ABAC Academics Afield Coordinator The Hype Spring hunting opportunities through Academics Afield at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College can engender excitement. The squirrel hunt in February particularly aroused interest among the newer cohorts of...

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