Originally created 01/05/03

Outdoors calendar



NOTE: All the listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations might be required.

  • Monday: Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division will hold a 7 p.m. public meeting at Burke County Office Park, Waynesboro, to allow sportsmen to offer comments about state hunting regulations. Written comments also can be submitted to: Georgia DNR, Wildlife Resources Division, Game Management Section, 2070 U.S. 278 SE, Social Circle, GA 30025.
  • Saturday: An IDPA Pistol Match will be held at Pinetucky Gun Club on Deans Bridge Road beginning with an 8:30 a.m. safety briefing. Cost is $4 for members and $12 for nonmembers. Call 592-4230 for details.
  • Saturday, Jan. 18: An adult-youth waterfowl hunt will be held at Russell Waterfowl Management Area, with blinds allocated by drawing. Participants 12-15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. To apply, send name, address, youth's age and phone numbers to: Corps of Engineers, Russell Resource Manager's office, ATTN: Fred Pless, 4144 Russell Dam Dr., Elberton, GA 30635.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 21: A slide program and discussion about great canoeing places in the Augusta area will be presented during the Sierra Club's 7:30 p.m. meeting at the Unitarian Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension. The public is welcome. Call 863-2324 for details.
  • Saturday, Jan. 25: A Waterfowl Walk will be held at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park from 9 a.m. to noon, with opportunities to observe ducks, geese, teal, grebes, cormorants and other species. Cost is $3 for members, $5 for nonmembers. al 828-2109 for details.
  • The Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The shooting range (14) is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on selected Saturdays for military ID card holders. For more information, call Fred Perry at 791-5078.
  • To Submit an item for the Outdoors Calendar, send to: Outdoors Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, Columbia County Office, 4143 Columbia Road, Suite B, Martinez, GA, 30907; or fax to (706) 868-9824.