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Arrowhead Wildlife Management Area Project Dedicated in Georgia

Ducks Unlimited, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and several community partners gathered in April to celebrate the completion of a wetland enhancement project on Arrowhead Wildlife Management Area in Floyd County.

Georgia Habitat Restoration Project Completed

Ducks Unlimited, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and several community partners were awarded nearly $40,000 for a wetland restoration project at a DNR-managed complex north of Rome in Floyd County.

Georgia: Altamaha Wildlife Management Area

The Altamaha WMA is the premier waterfowl management area in Georgia. Located on the coast just south of Darien, it attracts thousands of wintering and migrating waterfowl and provides excellent habitat for migrating shorebirds and resident wading birds.

DU Receives 5-Star Grant for Georgia Project

Ducks Unlimited, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and several community partners have been awarded $39,998 for a wetland restoration project at the DNR managed complex in Floyd County, Georgia, north of Rome.

Silver Lake Wildlife Management Area

Purpose: To enhance Silver Lake WMA through the acquisition of a 2,840-acre tract to add to the WMA.

Cordele Fish Hatchery

Purpose: This project restored an existing 48-acre lake into a manageable waterfowl impoundment by repairing a breech in the levee caused by heavy rains and installing a water control structure. Additional activities included both herbicide and mechanical vegetation control to remove small trees and shrubs.

Penholoway Swamp Wildlife Management Area

Purpose: To purchase and permanently protect high-quality bottomland hardwood forests and associated uplands.

Georgia Conservation Projects

Ducks Unlimited habitat conservation projects in Georgia. These projects benefit waterfowl, other wildlife and people. View sample projects, project map and more.

Altamaha WMA

The Altamaha Wildlife Management Area (AWMA) comprises 27,078 acres of which 3,235 are within managed, tidal freshwater and brackish impoundments.

Altamaha WMA - Rhetts Island Restoration

Purpose: The Darien River has eroded an existing portion of the levee due to a natural change in the river’s hydrology.

Altamaha WMA - Champney Island Restoration

Purpose: To restore 377 acres of freshwater wetlands habitat on Altamaha WMA through installation of water control structures and rehabilitation of dikes.

Altamaha WMA - Butler Island Restoration

Purpose: To restore 1,013 acres of freshwater wetlands habitat on Altamaha WMA through installation of several water control structures and rehabilitation of dikes.

Altamaha WMA - Ansley-Hodges Memorial Project

Purpose: To restore 42 acres of freshwater wetlands habitat on Altamaha WMA through installation of several water control structures and rehabilitation of dikes.

Blanton Creek WMA - Wetlands Enhancement Project

Purpose: To enhance 50 acres of emergent wetlands habitat on Blanton Creek WMA through installation of two water control structures.

Mayhaw WMA - Cypress Creek Waterfowl Project

Purpose: To restore 50 acres of emergent wetlands on Mayhaw WMA through installation of a water control structure and construction of perimeter levees.

B.F. Grant WMA - Forested Wetlands

Purpose: To enhance 45 acres of waterfowl habitat on B.F. Grant WMA through construction of a series of dikes with water control structures across a tributary of Indian Creek.

Fishing Creek WMA - Waterfowl Impoundment

Purpose: To enhance 50 acres of waterfowl habitat on Fishing Creek WMA through construction of a dike with water control structures across Morris Creek, a tributary of Lake Thurmond.

West Point WMA - Glovers Creek

Purpose: To enhance 90 acres of moist-soil habitat on West Point WMA through replacement of an old water control structure to improve water management on the site.

Grand Bay WMA - Wetlands Enhancement Project

Purpose: To enhance 5,704 acres of forested wetlands and open-water habitat on Grand Bay WMA through installation of several water control structures and raising two existing forest roads to serve as dikes.

Horse Creek WMA - Wetlands Enhancement Project

Purpose: To enhance 180 acres of forested wetlands on Horse Creek WMA through installation of two water control structures and raising two existing forest roads to serve as dikes.

Joe Kurz WMA - Beaver Pond Enhancement

Purpose: To restore 50 acres of waterfowl habitat on Joe Kurz WMA through installation of a water control structure.

Oconee WMA - Wetlands Restoration Project

Purpose: To restore 150 acres of waterfowl habitat on Oconee WMA through installation of six water control structures and renovation of several dikes.

Rum Creek WMA - Wetlands Enhancement Project

Purpose: To enhance 25 acres of waterfowl habitat on Rum Creek WMA through installation of a water control structure and construction of perimeter dike.

Eufaula NWR - Kennedy Unit

Purpose: To restore 450 acres of moist-soil habitat on Eufaula NWR through installation of permanent inlet pumping station complete with a 24-inch pump and engine.

Eufaula NWR - Bradley Unit

Purpose: To restore 750 acres of emergent wetland habitat on the Bradley Unit of Eufaula NWR through installation of four water control structures, renovation of existing dike, construction of new water delivery ditches, and installation of two pumping stations.
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