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ABAC and UGA Academics Afield Chapters Meet at the Dove Field

By Zach Stevens, ABAC Academics Afield Coordinator Thursday, September 16th, 2021 for many people, was just a typical day. Still, for new recruits of Academics Afield at ABAC, it was an exciting yet nervous one, it was range day. Many participants have never had...

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Senator Ossoff Supports 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 ATLANTA (11/9/2021) — Senator Jon Ossoff has signed onto a bipartisan wildlife conservation bill, the...

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Wacky, Weird, and Wicked Wildlife

By: JT Pynne and Julia Yearout (GA DNR) Halloween season is a great time to dive into the spooky animals that exist in our very backyard. Glowing Animals Some animals have an almost supernatural ability to glow in the dark! Several biofluorescent and bioluminescent...

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Beat the Heat- Tips to Stay Cool from the Animal Kingdom

By: Ashlyn Halseth With the ocean taking up 71% of the Earth’s surface, only 57,308,738 square miles are left for the terrestrial creatures of the world. Grasslands, rainforests, temperate forests, evergreen forests, and more make up a small portion of the Earth’s...

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Hunting Fosters a Deep Connection Between You and Nature

An Academics Afield Coordinator Shares his Perspective By Davis Simmons, Academics Afield Coordinator, ABAC Human beings have hunted for thousands of years. It started as a necessary source of food and has continued throughout the ages as a way of life for all types...

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