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Bio - Fred Granitz

Fred Granitz and wife Wanda live in Upson County on Mallory farm which has been in Fred’s family since 1919. Their children are Halley, Ben and Hannah. He is a member of Thomaston First Baptist Church assisting with mission efforts in New Orleans, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, sporting clays and managing his farm for timber and wildlife.

Fred retired in 2010 after 30 years with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division, Game Management Section overseeing the management and public use of the Wildlife Management Areas in the West Central part of the state. Duties included managing timber, dove fields and waterfowl impoundments to restore, maintain and enhance upland and wetland ecosystems for both game and non-game species; and regulating public use including the enforcement of federal and state wildlife laws and regulations. He assisted with natural disaster relief after the flood of 94 in Albany and Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. As part of the security team for the 1996 Olympic Torch Relay he traveled with the torch from Los Angeles to Atlanta and in 2004 provided security to the world’s leaders at the G-8 summit on Sea Island.

He is currently the owner of Mallory Farm Wildlife Services, LLC, a consulting business specializing in wildlife habitat management.

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