Posted July 20, 2016 12:24 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Rusty Garrison
Rusty Garrison
Georgia Department of Natural Resources logo
Georgia Department of Natural Resources logo

Social Circle, GA -(Ammoland.com)- Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Mark Williams has announced the appointment of Rusty Garrison to serve as the Director of the Wildlife Resources Division of DNR.

Mr. Garrison has been with DNR for 18 years having served most recently as the manager of the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield, Georgia. He has served in numerous capacities with DNR, having held roles such as Assistant Chief of Game Management and State Coordinator of Project WILD. Before his career with DNR, Mr. Garrison worked for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service for nearly nine years. Mr. Garrison holds the degrees of Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences and a Master of Science in Wildlife Biology, both from the University of Georgia.

Mr. Garrison is active in his local community having previously volunteered as a fire fighter and first responder for his county EMS. He is also currently the Chief of the DNR Mountain Search and Rescue Team. Mr. Garrison has traveled to over 65 countries while on mission trips and remains active in his local church. He is married …Read the Rest

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