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Kammermeyer: Hunters for the Hungry returns for 2009

This fall is the fourth year of a very successful Hunters for the Hungry program sponsored by Lanier Branch Quality Deer Management Association and Southern Heritage Land Company .

September 24, 2009 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Squirrel hunting is in full swing

Has anyone been squirrel hunting yet?

August 27, 2009 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Coyotes are just overrated predators

So you heard some coyotes howling or maybe even saw a coyote the other day. They sound just like wolves howling and are most often heard at dusk when they emerge from their dens to begin hunting. What kind of threat do they pose to you, your children or your pets? What about wildlife? Read on.

July 30, 2009 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Is there really a lion roaming in North Hall?

Have you seen any panthers, pumas, painters, cougars or mountain lions lately?

June 26, 2009 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Young black bears pushed south early

Bears are in the news again; on TV it is mostly in Gwinnett and Cobb Counties so far this year. But, according to DNR Wildlife Biologists Kevin Lowrey and Scott Frazier, Hall and surrounding counties have also had their share of less advertised bear activity and sightings including one near Lula and one near Wauka Mountain.

May 28, 2009 | For The Times | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Get the edge on pesky deer

Spring has finally sprung here in Northeast Georgia.

April 23, 2009 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Turkeys, trout or both

Despite the rainy weather forecast for this weekend, all of the Northeast Georgia sportsmen and women promise to be in a spring outdoor mood and ready to drag out shotguns, fishing rods, crickets, corn, turkey calls and owl hooters…maybe not exactly in that order.

March 26, 2009 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: It's breeding season

By spending more than 30 years as a wildlife biologist here in Northeast Georgia, I learned a few things about wildlife and their movements.

February 26, 2009 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: What happened to all the quail?

If you ask anyone in these parts what has happened to quail, they will quickly answer, "too many predators," and rattle off hawks, coyotes, free-ranging house cats or any number of predatory culprits.

January 29, 2009 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Time for wild bird feeding

With Christmas dinner digested and wrapping paper cleaned up, it is time to end 2008 and start 2009 right with a good system for feeding our feathered friends.

January 02, 2009 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Acorns are on the down slide and the deer know it

It's hard to believe that December is almost here.

December 26, 2008 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: November is the time to honor deer

If ever there was a month to honor our deer, it would have to be November, the peak of both breeding season and hunting season.

November 07, 2008 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Local program feeds off deer meat

New Hunters for the Hungry Program by Quality Deer Management and Southern Heritage Land Company

September 29, 2008 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Snakes on the move

Are you worried about snakes? You probably shouldn't be, because most snakes are harmless to you and actually perform a service to us by eating rodents, insects and even other snakes. Most snakes, when given the opportunity, will quickly leave the area and run for cover. Coiling and striking are usually defensive maneuvers reserved for last resort.

September 02, 2008 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


Kammermeyer: Backyard bears are bad news

Black Bears have certainly been in the news again lately.

July 28, 2008 | Kent Kammermeyer | Outdoors


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