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.
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.
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.
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.