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

Wednesday-Sunday: The 45th annual Atlanta Boat Show will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center with powerboats, fishing boats, sailboats, houseboats, personal watercraft, engines, electronics and marine accessories from more than 300 exhibitors. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $4 for youths. Visit www.AtlantaBoatShow.com for more details.

Thursday: A lecture and program involving a firsthand account of the search for the ivory-billed woodpecker will be held at 7 p.m. at North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta. The program, sponsored by the Augusta-Aiken Audubon Society, features Dr. Robert J. Fulton, who participated in recent searches of the Congaree Swamp near Columbia. The program is free and the public is welcome. Call Paul Koehler at (803) 471-0291 for more details.

Jan. 20: A continental pheasant hunt will be held at 7:30 a.m. at Fort Gordon's Training Area 23. Call (706) 791-5078 for details.

Jan. 17: A CD/online review Georgia Hunter Education Course will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the first floor auditorium at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon. Participants should pre-register at www.georgiawildlife.com or by calling (770) 389-7275.

Jan. 28: A 3-D archery tournament with 20 targets will be held at Fort Gordon's Range 14 (Tactical Advantage Sportsmans Complex). Registration is at 10 a.m. Cost is $15 or $7.50 for FGSC members. Call (706) 791-5078 for details.

Feb. 3: A machine gun fun shoot will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fort Gordon's Range 16. Call (706) 791-5078 for details.

Feb. 25: A bass tournament will be held at Fort Gordon's Butler Reservoir beginning at daylight. The event is open to all ID cardholders, and the public with a Fort Gordon fishing license or one-day permit (available at registration). Cost is $20 per person or $10 for FGSC members. Call (706) 791-5078 for details.

March 4: A crappie tournament will be held at Fort Gordon's Butler Reservoir beginning at daylight. The event is open to all ID cardholders, and the public with a Fort Gordon fishing license or one-day permit (available at registration). Cost is $20 per person or $10 for FGSC members. Call (706) 791-5078 for details.

March 14-15: Georgia's Hunter Education Course will be taught from 6 to 10 p.m. each night in the first floor auditorium at Dwigh D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon. Participants should pre-register at www.georgiawildlife.com or by calling (770) 389-7275.

March 18: A 3-D archery tournament with 20 targets will be held at Fort Gordon's Range 14 (Tactical Advantage Sportsmans Complex). Registration is at 10 a.m. Cost is $15 or $7.50 for FGSC members. Call (706) 791-5078 for details.

March 21: A CD/online review Georgia Hunter Education Course will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the first floor auditorium at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon. Participants should pre-register at www.georgiawildlife.com or by calling (770) 389-7275.

March 25: A bass tournament will be held at Fort Gordon's Butler Reservoir beginning at daylight. The event is open to all ID cardholders, and the public with a Fort Gordon fishing license or one-day permit (available at registration). Cost is $20 per person or $10 for FGSC members. Call (706) 791-5078.


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