Living in the Moment: Through a Lens

By: Carson Love Put down your phone, take in the sun's warmth, listen to the birds singing, and feel the wind wisping across your face - just live in the moment. Taking a step back from the fast-paced hustle of the world,  “living in the moment” is a common mantra...

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Academics Afield is Back in Action

The 2023-2024 Academics Afield program started with a bang this past week. Several students from Fort Valley State University joined a few faculty members for a weekend of fun. Friday was spent at the Ocmulgee River Gun Club where club members taught the students to...

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Throwback Thursday: The Thrill of the Hunt

Since school is out for the summer and Academics Afield is on a break, let’s take a look back at one of the hunts from the fall semester of 2022.   September 18th, 2022, TIFTON GEORGIA. The Academics Afield Dove hunt for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Students...

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UGA Tournament – R3 in Action

By: Carson Love The R3 Initiative primarily focuses on hunting and encapsulates hunters' recruitment, retention, and reactivation through Georgia Wildlife Federation programs. However, at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Annual Sporting Clays...

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Historic Wildlife Bill Will Help Prevent Extinctions in Georgia

Covington, GA - New bipartisan legislation in the Senate will dedicate up to $1.4 billion each year to locally-led efforts to prevent extinctions and help wildlife thrive for future generations. The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act will send roughly $27.4 million to...

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Albany State – 2 Firearm Trainings in 1 Day

By: Coral Minchey For 10 Albany Students, a day of firearm training was the perfect way to fill a Friday morning and afternoon. On March 31st, Albany State University students and Coach Dan Land joined me for a day of shotgun training to prepare for future hunting...

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