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Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisories Lifted on St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

New Website Features Colonial Coast Birding Trail as First Trail Updated

Brunswick, GA
Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisories Lifted on St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources invites students, teachers and the public to Virtual CoastFest 2020, being held Wednesday, Sept. 30, through Friday, Oct. 2, at www.CoastalGaDNR.org/CoastFest.

Brunswick, Ga

Participants in Georgia’s marine commercial and for-hire industry who experienced a greater than 35 percent loss in revenue between March and May 2020 due to COVID-19 may now apply for federal financial assistance.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Hunters ready to stock up the freezer with some venison will get to take to the woods beginning this Saturday, Sept. 12, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Tree stands provide hunters a great way to pursue deer, but did you know that more than half of all hunting incidents are due to falls, or other safety issues, with tree stands?

ATLANTA, GA

 Georgia Department of Natural Resources is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Captain Stan Elrod, a 28-year veteran of the Law Enforcement Division.

Social Circle, GA

Opening day of dove hunting season is on the way—what field will you be visiting?

Social Circle, GA

Opening day is on the way—what field will you be visiting?

Social Circle, GA

Dove season is fast approaching—have you taken your hunter education course?

STOCKBRIDGE, GA

Several Georgia State Park and Historic Site managers were honored recently for their dedication to outdoor recreation and cultural resources. While the park system has faced unique challenges due to the pandemic, sites have remained open and continue to welcome guests to explore Georgia.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Waterfowl hunters, are you ready to get out in the field?

ATLANTA, GA

An Atlanta-based effort to provide and restore needed habitat for butterflies, bees and other pollinators is expanding statewide.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Little to no experience operating a firearm or bow? Let us help! "Give It a Shot” classes focus on those with little to no experience in operating a firearm or archery equipment, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).

ATLANTA, GA

With so many activities that Georgians can enjoy right in their own state while still social distancing, why not take a local road trip and make Georgia's State Parks & Historic Sites your basecamp for exploration? Below are six social distancing activities available at lesser-known destinations. Stay overnight in cabins or a campsite and make a weekend escape in the mountains, by the swamp, or by a lake.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Ready to get into the woods for some hunting? Squirrel hunting season provides the first opportunity of the year, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.