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Camo Coalition Legislative Update: January 2024

  Welcome to Camo Coalition 2024. The Legislature begins today and we want you to be on the lookout for Camo Alerts during this legislative session. As many of you know, 2024 is the second year of the General Assembly session, any bills that were introduced last year...

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Academics Afield Students Hunt in the Rain

While becoming a hunter, a person may be faced with many obstacles that could deter them from continuing. For example, not harvesting can discourage a beginner from going out in the field again. For our Academics Afield Statesboro students in the 2023-2024 cohort we...

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Deer Hunt with a Crossbow Experience

By: Milo Raoof I recently had the opportunity as an Academics Afield Intern with the Georgia Wildlife Federation to hunt deer on private land with a crossbow. Mrs. Bashford and Mrs. Minchey organized and led the hunting event and we all had so much fun! We learned all...

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Deer Processing with the Jones Center at Ichauway

Albany State University students recently went to the Jones Center at Ichauway in Southern Georgia for a hands-on field dressing and processing workshop on deer. Brandon Rutledge, Conservation Coordinator at the Jones Center, welcomed the students on the property and...

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Learning to Hunt Public and Private Land

A big aspect of a successful hunt is location, location, location. Scouting land is important for finding animal tracks, habitats preferred by the desired game species, and land that is easily accessible to set up your hunting equipment. The ownership of the land that...

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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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