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.
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!
Learn about the guidelines for holding and collecting animals for educational purposes.
Learn more about a unique opportunity for your students to explore the wonders of Georgia's native plant and animal species!
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.
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 Georgias rich wildlife and habitat diversity.
Teaching Conservation to 3rd-5th Graders Award
The Nongame Conservation Section of Georgia 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. Project proposals must include Georgia's nongame wildlife (animals not fished for or hunted and rare plants not harvested) as the context for learning curriuculum standards. One teacher will be selected based on project design and how well the grant proposal questions are answered.
Download the grant guidelines and application here. Deadline to apply is September 4, 2012.
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