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Georgia: Caucus Chairmen Support Conservation Title in Farm Bill

By Bee Frederick, Southeastern States Director On April 25, Chairmen of the Georgia Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus sent a letter to the Georgia Congressional delegation in support of a strong Conservation Title within the 2018 Farm Bill. National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucus (NASC) President Senator Bill Heath and House Committee on Game, Fish, and Parks Chairman …

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Georgia: Legislature Passes Two Important Pro-Sportsmen’s Bills

By Bee Frederick, Southeastern States Director With the Georgia legislature adjourning March 29, the sportsmen’s community in Georgia welcomed the final passage of two important pieces of pro-sportsmen legislation: the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act and the Hunter Mentor Program. House Bill 332, the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act cleared the final legislative hurdle on the last …

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Georgia: Senate Passes Youth Bill to Establish Outdoor Mentor Program

The Georgia Youth Outdoors Passport Act (Senate Bill 332), sponsored by Natural Resources Committee Chairman Sen. Tyler Harper and cosponsored by National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC) Executive Council President and Natural Resources Committee Vice-Chair Senator Bill Heath, aims to assist in the recruitment of new hunters and anglers by establishing an outdoor mentor program and …

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Georgia: CSF, Conservation Groups Gather at ‘Keeping Georgia Wild’ Day

On January 11, members of Georgia’s sportsmen’s community gathered with elected officials and their staff at the Georgia State Capitol for the 16th Annual ‘Keeping Georgia Wild Day,’ formerly known as Sportsmen’s and Coastal Day at the Capitol. Annually held at the beginning of the legislative session, this event provides a venue for elected officials …

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Georgia: CSF Southeastern States Director, Conservation Groups Gather at Wildlife Federation Summit

On January 4, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) Southeastern States Director Bee Frederick presented at the Georgia Wildlife Federation’s Keeping Georgia Wild Summit. The biannual gathering of in-state conservation organizations serves as an opportunity for the larger conservation community to discuss issues of importance directly with representatives from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) prior …

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Georgia: National Hunting and Fishing Day Proclamation and Ceremony

On October 11, Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC) member Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia hosted a ceremony to recognize National Hunting and Fishing Day by signing a proclamation. Held at the Governor’s office in the state capitol, the proclamation and ceremony celebrated the important economic, social, and cultural role hunting and angling play in the Peach State. Ceremony …

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Georgia: Governor Deal Signs Hunting and Fishing Licensing Bill

At a ceremony in Brunswick, Georgia, on April 25, Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus member Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia signed legislation that will adjust hunting and fishing license fees and simplify the license structure for residents and non-residents in the Peach State, for the first time since 1992. Sponsored by Georgia Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Representative …

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Georgia: Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Indoor Shooting Range Event

On March 9, the Georgia Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus hosted an indoor shooting range event at Stoddard’s Indoor Gun Range in downtown Atlanta.  The event provided an opportunity for legislators, legislative staffers, and conservation partners to receive professional firearm training and instruction as well as discuss important conservation issues.  Senate Caucus Chair and National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC) Executive Council …

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Georgia: 15th Annual Sportsmen’s and Coastal Day at the Capitol

On January 15, the Georgia sportsmen’s community and numerous legislative and administrative officials gathered at the Georgia State Capitol for the 15th Annual Georgia Sportsmen’s and Coastal Day at the Capitol. This annual event, held at the beginning of the legislative session, provides a venue for elected officials to hear from the conservation community on issues …

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Georgia: CSF Hosts Feral Hog Management Discussion and Hunt

On November 2-4, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) hosted a Feral Hog Management Discussion and Hunt outside of Milledgeville, Georgia. The event began with an overview of the feral swine problem in the United States and also outlined various management techniques used to quell the growing and expanding population of feral swine. Attendees received special …

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