Improving nesting habitat in Flat Tub WMA

Focal Region: Southern Piney Woods

Focal Landscape: Flat Tub WMA (Georgia)

Overall Cost Estimate: $1,000,000; $25,000 NWTF contribution

Land acquisition of 505 acres (Hullet Tract) added to Flat Tub WMA • Additional hunting access • Improve roads • Install gates • Post boundary lines • Thin upland pines • Use prescribed fire during dormant and growing seasons • Improve nesting and brood-rearing habitat • Benefits wild turkeys, Northern bobwhite, gopher tortoises

Partners: Georgia Department of Natural Resources Real Estate Division

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