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Educator Resources

Annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest

Learn more about a unique opportunity for your students to explore the wonders of Georgia's native plant and animal species!

State Fish Art Contest

The State-Fish Art Contest ignites children’s imagination while teaching them about fish and fishing. Find out how you or your child can be part of this exciting competition.

Species Fact Sheets

Need some quick facts on a  particular species of wildlife?  Find it here!  Species include black bears, ruffed grouse, clapper rails, skunks, raccoon, deer, dove and many more.  Information includes biology, habitat, food habits and more.

Wildlife in Your Backyard (or Schoolyard!)

Go to this page to find lots of fact sheets of fun things to do in your backyard and/or schoolyard, including buttefly basics, bat boxes, bird boxes, checklists and other tips and facts!

Wildlife Regulations and the Georgia Teacher

Learn about the guidelines for holding and collecting animals for educational purposes.

Grant for Teaching Conservation to 3rd-5th Graders

Thanks to support from The Environmental Resources Network, the Nongame Conservation Section of DNR's Wildlife Resources Division is offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade teacher who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.

North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation is the world’s most successful. No other continent has conserved as many species of native wildlife as North America. This is due, in large part, to forward thinking early conservationists who saw the need to conserve wildlife and their habitats. 

Conserving Georgia's Wildlife: 12 Case Studies

Use this link  on Georgia's State Parks and Historic Sites website to search 12 case studies of educational resources that parents and educators can use in teaching about Georgia's rich wildlife and habitat diversity.

Becoming a Wildlife Rehabilitator

So you want to be a wildlife rehabilitator? Click here to find out how you can become a wildlife rehabilitator.

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LICENSES - 3 Ways to Buy

1. Phone 1-800-366-2661
2. Online - here
3. Retail License Vendor listing - here

Ranger Hotline


Report poaching and wildlife violations. You can receive a cash reward if your tip leads to an arrest—even if you wish to remain anonymous.
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