Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Our May speaker will be Mike Worley, President and CEO of the Georgia Wildlife Federation. He’ll be giving us an overview of the implementation of the Georgia
Outdoor Stewardship Ammendment and a summary of our legislative session!
Mike is a lifelong outdoors enthusiast. Prior to joining GWF in 2015, Mike had a successful 32 year career at Georgia Power, where he held positions in environmental affairs, legislative affairs, region operations, and community and economic development.
Mike chairs the Georgia’s Prescribed Fire Council, he also serves on the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Coalition, the Georgia Water Coalition Leadership Team, the Ossabaw Main House Study Committee, and Georgia’s nationally leading effort on R3 (Recruit, Retain and Reactivate) Hunting and Shooting Sports team. Mike recently served on the Joint House and Senate Study Committee on Stream Buffers in Georgia and is serving on the Stakeholder Advisory Board of the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission. On a national level, Mike serves as co-chair of the National Wildlife Federation’s Conservation Funding Caucus. He has a B.S. in Biology from the University of West Georgia and is a graduate of Emory’s Goizuetta Executive Program.
Mike’s outdoor interests include waterfowl and upland hunting, clays, and fishing. He is an avid hiker and kayaker. Mike brings enthusiasm and commitment to protecting and enhancing Georgia’s natural resources. He is always excited to work on issues important to Georgia’s hunters, anglers, and all who enjoy the outdoors. Mike has been married to Debbi for 40 years and has two children and three grandchildren.
On A different note, just a heads up…The Tortuga Expeditionary force has begun their foray, so stay clear of south Florida for a while!!
NOTE: We will be meeting at the The Diner at Sugar Hill! (Map) Let’s have a good showing for Mike Worley !
Date: Tuesday, Tuesday May 21st, 2019
Location: The Diner at Sugar Hill (map)
Time: 6pm arrive, 6:30pm eat, 7pm short meeting & presentation.
If you think only big fish are at the fishing resorts think again! Our friend Johan had a great day at Smithgall Woods recently. That stream is notoriously difficult to fish but he obviously had the magic offering and presented it perfecly! Here is the weblink for the park. And for a great article click this link!