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Commissioner’s Message

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WORKING WITH WILDLIFE FOR YOU

Over this past year, I believe we have made some great strides in listening to you – our customer –to find ways to make it easier for you to support wildlife and get outdoors while fulfilling the mission to conserve, enhance and promote Georgia’s fish and wildlife resources and outdoor heritage through science-driven research, management, regulation and education.

Let me tell you about a few things we’ve done in the past year:

Wildlife License Plate Changes: The license plates sporting an eagle, quail, trout or hummingbird provide vital funds for conserving rare species and other wildlife to programs that receive no state appropriations. House Bill 881 rolls back the cost of buying or renewing a wildlife plate to $25 and dedicates more than 75 percent of fees to the programs that depend on them.

Georgia Outdoor Map (www.georgiaoutdoormap.com): This is an interactive map that identifies DNR-managed lands and outdoor recreation opportunities. It includes state parks, WMAs, PFAs, boat ramps, and historic sites. You can search by category to find locations where you can camp, hunt, hike, fish or explore history.

License Changes: House Bill 786 simplifies the proof of residency requirement for purchasing a lifetime license and also eliminates the residency requirement for purchasing an infant (<2 years old) lifetime license. This is a great opportunity for grandparents or parents to purchase a Georgia lifetime license for their child at a cost of only $200-no matter where they live! Recognizing the sacrifice made by those in the military, House Bill 740 allows all active duty military personnel, no matter the state they come from or where they are stationed, to purchase a resident hunting and fishing license.

I want to thank the Georgia General Assembly and Governor Deal for working with DNR on these legislative changes.

Thank you for your support and I hope you have an exciting and successful hunting season.

Mark Williams

Commissioner, Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Regulations in red are new this year.

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