DNR Press Release archived

Archived Press Releases

Brunswick, GA
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 08:00

With the opening day of waterfowl season right around the corner, the job of repairing Hurricane Irma damages to the Altamaha Waterfowl Management Area (located on the Altamaha Wildlife...

ATLANTA, GA
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 09:00

Georgia State Parks and The Arabia Alliance Commence Plans to Preserve a Part DeKalb County’s Rural Past

Social Circle, GA
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 08:00

Beginning today, hunters can apply for two scheduled youth quail quota hunts that will take place on land managed for bobwhite quail, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:00

With waterfowl hunting season opening Sat., Nov. 17, duck and goose hunters across Georgia should find similar wetland conditions to last year, according to experts with the Georgia Department...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:00

Preventing Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from entering Georgia is an ongoing effort. Hunters can help reduce that risk by understanding current regulations that prohibit the importation of live...

ATLANTA, GA
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 09:00

As Presidents Day approaches on February 19, those looking to honor those who’ve led our great nation are encouraged to look to some of the historic sites around Georgia. A visit to one of these...

Knoxville, TN
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:00

The Tennessee Valley Authority and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have reached a multi-agency agreement to provide continued funding for three federal fish hatcheries that have stocked...

Social Circle, GA
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 09:00

Little to no experience operating a handgun? A rifle? A shotgun? We have a great opportunity for you with the "Give It a Shot" shooting courses, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Thursday, October 25, 2018

https://coastalgadnr.org/FishSmartGeorgia DNR has announced participation in the FishSmart Red Snapper and Red Drum Conservation Project.  This in...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 09:00

Watch out for deer on and near roads this fall! Motorists are urged to exercise caution this time of year as it is peak deer activity season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 09:00

A Monroe County teacher’s proposal to create a habitat for bats has earned a $1,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 17:00

Teachers and students across the state are invited to explore Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests through the 29th annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.

Calhoun, GA
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 15:00

A busy northwest Georgia bridge and the massive colony of bats that call it home are both better off thanks to recent work that preserved the structure and its wildlife.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will reopen to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

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Social Circle, GA
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 10:00

Time to fill up that freezer with one of the healthiest meats available!

Social Circle, GA
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 10:00

Hunting is one of the safest sports, with only a small fraction of participants ever involved in a hunting incident.

Atlanta, GA
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 14:00
Atlanta, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 09:00

White County resident Eric Bentley has been named Assistant Director of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ State Parks and Historic Sites Division. Bentley will oversee operations of...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00

The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opens Saturday, Oct. 13.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00

Hunters and other interested persons are encouraged to attend any of three upcoming public meetings regarding the draft Strategic Management Plan for Black Bears in Georgia (copy available at...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00

Hunters getting ready for the opening day of primitive weapons deer hunting season, Oct. 13, should first review safety information.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will remain closed to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6:00 a.m., Monday, October 1, 2018 until cond...

Cordele, GA
Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 09:00

Thomas The Tank Engine™ To visit Cordele, GA on October 19, 20, 21 and 27 & 28.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:00

Little to no experience operating a handgun? A rifle? A shotgun? We have a great opportunity for you with the "Give It a Shot" shooting courses, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:00

Each year, we celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on the fourth Saturday of September.

Atlanta, GA
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 09:00

Every fall in Georgia, Mother Nature displays her most beautiful work, beckoning travelers from near and far to take in the scenery of the Peach State. From the crisp mountain air, the...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:00

Archery hunters will get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 8, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD)....

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:00

Statistics each year reveal that almost half of all hunting incidents are due to falls or other safety issues with tree stands, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife...

Atlanta, GA
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 09:00

September 29 Event Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites.

Friday, August 31, 2018

The Coastal Resources Division/Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced a new men’s record for vermilion snapper, Rhomboplites aurorubens, landed in Georgia by Scott Funderb...

Atlanta, GA
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 09:00

Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites Director Becky Kelley was recently honored during the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism. She received the Paul Nelson Award for Outdoor Recreation...

Atlanta, GA
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 09:00

Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Mark Williams has announced the appointment of Jeff Cown to serve as the director of the State Parks & Historic Sites Division of DNR...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently deployed ~3,000 tons of concrete and metal materials, donated by multiple partners, as an enhancement...

Mansfield, GA
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:00

What keeps you from heading out to go backpacking or fishing or shooting? Don’t let a lack of information keep you from enjoying all the outdoors has to offer, instead make plans to take part in...

Enigma, GA
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:00

A new archery range at Paradise Public Fishing Area (PFA) in Berrien County, located near Enigma, will open Mon., Sept. 3.

Thomasville, GA
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:00

With the groundbreaking ceremony taking place today, firearm and shotgun shooting range enthusiasts can look forward to a new location to visit when the Thomas County Range is completed,...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 10:00

What are your opening day plans? Georgia’s dove hunting season opens Sat. Sept. 1, 2018, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 10:00

Hunters in need of the Georgia hunter education course have two options - completely online or a classroom course, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources...

Social Circle, GA
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 08:00

Deer, squirrel, turkey, quail, rabbit—all hunt-able species in Georgia. But, do you know how to hunt them?

Atlanta, GA
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 09:00

For many people, the perfect autumn weekend includes cozy campfires and gooey s’mores surrounded by fiery-hued forests. To help leaf peepers plan their fall escapes, Georgia’s state parks will...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 08:00

Each year, we celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on the fourth Saturday of September.

Gainesville, GA
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 08:00

Each September, Unicoi State Park typically hosts an Outdoor Adventure Day as part of National Hunting and Fishing Day, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Social Circle, GA
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:30

Squirrel hunting provides the perfect opportunity to introduce someone to the sport of hunting, and the first opportunity of the year to start replenishing that meat in the freezer, according to...

Social Circle, GA
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:30

Early teal season is the first opportunity of the year for waterfowl hunters to get out in the field, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

Griffin, GA
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:30

Land management techniques, managing for wildlife and various backyard wildlife subjects top the list of topics at the Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day slated for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:30

Little to no experience operating a handgun? A rifle? A shotgun? We have a great opportunity for you with the "Give It a Shot" shooting courses, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 10:30

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher in the state who demonstrates exceptional energy...

Atlanta, GA
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 09:00

Kick off the summer with an adventure and head up the coast of Georgia to visit some of the most historically enriching sites the Peach State has to offer.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 03:30

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has scheduled a public hearing on proposed mountain bike trails at Standing Boy Creek Wildlife Management Area near Columbus.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 02:30

Two individuals, one volunteer and one game warden, have been selected as Hunter Education Instructors of the Year, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources...

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Georgia DNR is working with NOAA Fisheries to collect data used to estimate harvest, discards, a...

Jekyll Island, GA
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 02:00

A new agreement will enhance wetlands for waterfowl, other wildlife and people on Georgia’s premier coastal wildlife management area (WMA). Multiple wetland restoration projects on Altamaha WMA...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 11:00

Now online and in print, the 2018–2019 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 11:00

Created to encourage participation in the shooting sports and emphasize firearms safety, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced today that a new women’s saltwa...

Social Circle, GA
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:30

Catch five different bass species and you have a Georgia Bass Slam! This program recognizes anglers with the knowledge and skill to catch different species of bass in a variety of habitats...

Social Circle, GA
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:30

A favorite activity of many families is enjoying a day of fishing and then cooking up a “mess” of catfish for dinner. Whether you are a new or experienced angler, you can find fantastic...

Social Circle, GA
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:30

Looking for a new fishing spot? You can start with one of Georgia’s 10 available public fishing areas (PFA)! PFAs are managed for fishing by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife...

Brunswick, GA
Friday, July 20, 2018

Georgia Department of Natural Resources(GADNR)/Coastal Resources Division (CRD) has announced that after suffering catastrophic damage during Hurricane Irma, the public dock at the boat ramp in S...

Griffin, GA
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 12:30

Land management techniques, managing for wildlife and various backyard wildlife subjects top the list of topics at the Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day slated for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 12:30

Little to no experience operating a handgun? A rifle? A shotgun? We have a great opportunity for you with the "Give It a Shot" shooting courses, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Atlanta, GA
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 02:15

On the authority of the 2011 law, the Board of Natural Resources recently approved a measure allowing hunters on private lands across the state to hunt as close as they would like to...

Brunswick, GA
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 8:00 am on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.  Effective that date, commercia...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 08:15

The first extensive search for peregrine falcon nests in Georgia this century has confirmed three key things.

GA
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 09:00

Renovated Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site reopens June 18

GA
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 09:00

Library patrons can get free admission, discovery backpacks and more through their local library.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 14:00

A few fish floating in a lake as large as Jackson may not raise interest. However, when that turns into a few hundred dead fish, offices at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 09:00

The Canada goose is an adaptable bird that can live in a variety of habitats. Unfortunately, many of those locations are sometimes in close proximity to people, such as open farmland, rural...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 12:00

Waterfowl hunters can begin making season plans now that the 2018–2019 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 10:00
Perry, GA
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 15:00

If your child enjoys being outside, we have a great fun summer camp alert!

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 10:00

Recent surveys of bald eagle nests across the eastern half of Georgia underscored the national bird’s continued resurgence in the state—and in more ways than one.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 02:00

Beginning June 1, hunters can apply electronically for quota hunts including adult/child, deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 09:00

Need a reason to go fishing? It is a great way to connect with family and spend quality time together in the outdoors.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will close to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6:00 a.m., Friday, June 1, 2018 through midnight on S...

Social Circle, GA
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 09:00

Little to no experience operating a handgun? We have a great opportunity for you with three free upcoming scheduled "Give It a Shot: Handgun 101" classes, according to the Georgia Department of...

Social Circle, GA
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 11:00

The Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield, South Carolina recently hosted the Second Annual Southeastern Youth Clay Target Combine.

ATLANTA, GA
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 09:00

Splash into Summer Water Activities at Georgia State Parks.

Forsyth, GA
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:00

As spring fades into summer, the number of snake-related calls and emails to John Jensen go up. But most center on two questions: What species is this and what do I do with it?

Brunswick, GA
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 09:00

Sea turtle nesting season is on in Georgia.

Social Circle, GA
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 09:00

“If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.” Doug Larson

Brunswick, GA
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 10:00

Georgia’s beaches are not only vacation hotspots, in spring and summer they’re top spots for nesting shorebirds and seabirds, and for migrating species fueling up for long flights to the Arctic...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 10:15

Helping keep Georgia wild just got easier.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 10:00

Artwork on display at state botanical gardens in Athens.

REIDSVILLE, GA
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 09:00

Grand Opening is May 10 in Reidsville.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 12:00

The Georgia Youth Birding Competition again showed its value last weekend, drawing a diverse crowd of young birders who enjoyed the outdoors as they ranged from barrier islands to metro Atlanta...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 08:00

Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) offices receive and respond to more than 1,200 calls about black bears each year.

Mansfield, GA
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 08:00

Come get “wild” at the Keeping Georgia Wild Festival at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center near Mansfield, Georgia, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., May 19, 2018. Be one of the first...

ATLANTA, GA
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 09:00

Six Ways to Make Memories with Mom in Georgia's State Parks.

ATLANTA, GA
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 09:00

With designs that leverage the scenic and diverse terrains from lakes to forests across the state, Georgia State Park Golf Courses compare favorably to some of the state’s best private courses...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 08:00

Animals such as deer, coyotes, bears, raccoons, foxes and skunks often get labeled as a nuisance due to their sometimes intrusive and destructive habits in suburban settings.

Social Circle, GA
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 08:00

Beginning May 1 and through Sept. 30, nine Georgia Public Fishing Areas (PFA) will offer night fishing opportunities.

ATLANTA, GA
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 09:00

Brasstown Valley Resort and Riverwood Golf Club Named Top Courses in the Country.

Brunswick, GA
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 03:00

With sea turtle and manatee sightings on the rise on Georgia’s coast, boaters should be on the lookout for these big and rare animals.

Albany, GA
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 03:00

A new boat ramp giving boaters, paddlers and anglers improved access to the Kinchafoonee Creek and to the upper reaches of Lake Worth opened today in Lee County.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 09:00

Four budding bird artists recently were selected as T-shirt Art Contest winners in Georgia’s 13th annual Youth Birding Competition, the state Department of Natural Resources announced...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 09:00

Do you enjoy Georgia’s wildlife and wild places?

Monticello, GA
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 09:00

Give It a Shot: Handgun 101, is a perfect opportunity to gain knowledge and confidence in handgun use, but be sure to register soon as space is limited! 

Monday, April 9, 2018

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently coordinated a materials enhancement at Glynn County’s Jekyll Island Pier Inshore Artificial Reef. The enhancement was conducted behind the wes...

Friday, April 6, 2018

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GADNR) has recently completed an enhancement of the Henry Vassa Cate inshore artificial reef located in St. Si...

ATLANTA, GA
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 09:00

Six picture-perfect Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites settings.

Social Circle, GA
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 01:00

The best thing people can do when they see a young animal, or in fact any wildlife, is to leave it exactly as they found it.

Brunswick, GA
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

GCMP LogoThe Georgia Coastal Management Program (GCMP) is celebrating its 20th...

Swainsboro, GA
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 09:00

Turkey Hunters in Emanuel County have some new acreage to target this year thanks to more than 6,000 new acres available at Ohoopee Dunes WMA, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 12:00

Today U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced more than $1.1 billion in annual national funding for state wildlife agencies from revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife...

ATLANTA, GA
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 09:00

Fun, affordable and educational youth programs can be a challenge to come by, but not with the Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites’ Junior Ranger program.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 12:00

State and federal agencies are planning a controlled burn at Tallulah Gorge State Park this spring to benefit unique wildlife at one of Georgia’s most unique places.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:30

Let your “wild” child explore the coastal areas of Georgia this summer at the Adventures in Conservation Education camp.

Social Circle, GA
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 10:30

For the month of April, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is giving a free ammo can, while supplies last, to everyone that visits any staffed shooting range on a week day.

Social Circle, GA
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 10:30

Learn more about steps you can take today, to prevent nuisance goose issues this summer.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:30

Gobble. Cluck. Purr. Music to the ears of all the eager turkey hunters ready for the season to open on Saturday, Mar. 24.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:30

All hunters are encouraged to review important turkey hunting safety tips.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:30

Do you need hunter education before you head to the woods for turkey season?

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

With the passage of HB208 during the 2017 Legislative Session, Coastal Resources Division of the GA DNR is reminding commercial fishermen of several changes and additions that were made to Georgi...

Social Circle, GA
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 11:30

Catch five different bass species and you have a Georgia Bass Slam!

Social Circle, GA
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 11:30

Historically, reports of black bear sightings increase each year after the start of spring when hungry bears emerge from their winter den sites.

Social Circle, GA
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 14:00

Wildlife-viewing projects from Athens to Colquitt and Atlanta to Brunswick will receive grants to improve public opportunities to see and learn about animals, plants and natural habitats...

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Georgia DNR Coastal Resources Division has released the results of the 2017 Saltwater Angler and Guide Survey. The recently completed telephone and online survey was conducted among licensed Geor...

Gainesville, GA
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 11:00

Did you know that more than one million trout will be stocked in Georgia this year?

ATLANTA, GA
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 08:00

With Spring Break just around the corner, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites offer many ways for families to enjoy the outdoors on a budget.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 01:00

Youth and mobility-impaired hunters utilizing private land have a chance to harvest a bird during a special early opportunity turkey season on March 17–18, 2018.

Perry, GA
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 01:00

Be sure to encourage your young artist(s) to enter the 20th annual Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art contest.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 11:00

Need fishing tips for Georgia reservoirs and rivers? Look no further than the updated 2018 fishing prospects on the WRD website. 

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 09:00

Time to aim for the bullseye! More than 800 students from the state’s top school archery teams will compete March 2 in the annual National Archery in the Schools Georgia state tournament.

ATLANTA, GA
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 08:00

If the little ones in your family get excited about Easter, start the celebration early with egg hunts in late March.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 02:00

Coming back for the 2nd year, the Georgia Coyote Challenge highlights how citizens can effectively handle nuisance coyote issues.

Gainesville, GA
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 09:00

No matter your trout fishing skill—expert to beginner—you can find a great place to “wet a line,” according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. 

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 09:00

If the cold weather doesn’t keep you from the water, get ready to be rewarded with some great striped bass fishing.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 09:00

Get out on the water now because the time is right for cool weather crappie fishing, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 09:00

More than 50 anglers reeled in a 2017 Angler Award for outstanding catches, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).

ATLANTA, GA
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 08:00

Call it a soaring love story -- or perhaps “romance on the rim.” A pair of Peregrine Falcons has returned to Tallulah Gorge State Park for breeding season, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Atlanta, GA
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 13:00

Gov. Nathan Deal recognized three corporate forest landowners today for their stewardship and land management practices benefiting wildlife across Georgia.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 09:00

It’s time for young birders to begin honing their bird-identifying skills as they prepare for the annual Georgia Youth Birding Competition, set for April 27–28.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 09:00

Hey, kids! Do you like birds and love to draw or paint? Georgia’s 13th annual Youth Birding Competition is offering a T-shirt Art Contest for resident children and teens.

ATLANTA, GA
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 08:00

Rooted in history and steeped in rich tradition, Georgia’s 18 state historic sites provide picturesque scenery and an in-depth look into the Peach State’s momentous past.

Hawkinsville, GA
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 08:00

Ocmulgee WMA Shooting Range, located in Hawkinsville, will be the host location for an upcoming class designed to help introduce people to handguns, according to the Georgia Department of...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

WHAT/WHEN:

•             No person may trawl for brown, pink, or white shrimp in federal waters off Georgia.

•             The closure is effective 8:45 p.m., local time, Janu...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's whelk trawl harvest season will open at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018 and close at 7:00 p.m...

ATLANTA, GA
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 07:15

From January until December 2018, a multitude of events will be offered to park visitors that tie into this year's 'Parks after Dark' theme.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Georgia DNR Commissioner Mark Williams recently announced that the U.S. Secretary of Commerce has requested Georgia Governor Nathan Deal provide nominations for the state’s obligatory and at-larg...

ATLANTA, GA
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 07:00

Super Museum Sunday, February 11, Free Admission to State Historic Sites.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Operation ROE

Since late December water...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 01:00

Anglers can find all necessary 2018 fishing information in the new Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

ATLANTA, GA
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 10:00

Georgia State Parks Launches New Rewards Card Program Effective January 1

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 15:45