Georgia Wildlife Federation collection

Georgia Wildlife Federation collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Georgia Wildlife Federation.
Title: Georgia Wildlife Federation collection
Dates: 1993-2002
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Coll. Number: ms3114

Biographical/Historical Note

GWF began as a sportsman's organization in 1936 and since then it has grown to become Georgia's oldest and largest conservation organization. Today, our members include bird watchers, hunters, anglers, educators, gardeners, hikers - a diverse group of individuals united by our concern and compassion for the environment. As an organization, GWF takes stands on issues based on ecological and wildlife principles. GWF utilizes its members' diverse interests to work together and move toward a common goal - protecting Georgia's tremendous natural beauty and diversity. The Georgia Wildlife Federation is a member supported, not-for-profit conservation organization and the state affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation. Georgia Wildlife Federation - About Us (Retrieved October 6, 2009)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of assorted printed material such as issues of Georgia Wildlife and The Call, in addition to publications from the Georgia Wildlife Press on conservation areas in Georgia such as the Okefenokee Swamp, the Barrier Islands, the Flint River, and the Chattahoochee River. Also included is a jar of tupelo honey from the Alcovy River Swamp.

Index Terms

Barrier islands--Georgia.
Chattahoochee River.
Environmental policy--Georgia.
Flint River (Ga.)
Georgia Wildlife Federation. -- History
Natural resources conservation areas--Georgia.
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Stream conservation--Georgia.
Stream conservation--Law and legislation--Georgia.
Watershed management--Georgia.
Watershed management--Law and legislation--Georgia.
Wetland conservation--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Georgia Wildlife Federation collection, MS 3114. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Altamaha Riverkeeper collection; Georgia Water Management Campaign collection; Georgia Water Bill of Rights collection; Georgia Conservancy collection; James E. Kundell papers; Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper collection; Elizabeth Reid Blood papers; Ronald G. Cummings papers; Kathryn J. Hatcher collection.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Printed Material - Georgia Wildlife, Summer/Fall 1993, Fall/Winter 1993, Winter/Spring 1993-94
2Printed Material - The Call, June/July 1995, Winter 2000, Summer 2000, Fall 2000, Spring 2001, Summer 2001
3Printed Material - The Okefenokee Swamp published by Georgia Wildlife Press
4Printed Material - The Blue Ridge published by Georgia Wildlife Press
5Printed Material - Urban Wildlife published by Georgia Wildlife Press
6Printed Material - Barrier Islands published by Georgia Wildlife Press
7Printed Material - The Chattahoochee River published by Georgia Wildlife Press
8Printed Material - The Fire Forest published by Georgia Wildlife Press
9Printed Material - The Flint River published by Georgia Wildlife Press
10Printed Material - Help Your Scouts Earn the Wetlands Patch (2)
11Printed Material - Attention Teachers and Environmental Educators...
12Printed Material - Georgia Water Coalition Meetings 2002
13Printed Material - Georgia Wildlife Federation Fights for Water Quality
14Printed Material - Creating Wildlife Habitat
15Printed Material - Alcovy Conservatoin Center (4)
16Printed Material - You're the Solution to Water Pollution
17Printed Material - Please Join the Georgia Wildlife Federation (3)
1Jar of Tupelo Honey from the Alcovy River Swamp