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SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Sightings of Georgia’s native black bears typically begin to pick up in the spring. These sightings are normal, and are to be expected across our state, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) announced the appointment of Ted Will to Assistant Director.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Four budding bird artists have been selected as T-shirt Art Contest winners in Georgia’s 15th annual Youth Birding Competition, the state Department of Natural Resources announced today.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Out of safety concerns regarding the coronavirus, Georgia’s 15th annual Youth Birding Competition has been postponed from April 24–25 to Aug. 29–30.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is temporarily suspending beach water quality testing.

CLAXTON, GA

Get ready archery enthusiasts!

Gainesville, GA

In 2020, trout anglers can look forward to approximately 750,000 fish hitting the water thanks to the long-standing partnership of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resource Division and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Brunswick, Ga.

Out of an abundance of caution surrounding the novel coronavirus COVID-19, the Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is postponing the March 20, 2020, joint meeting of the Coastal Marshlands Protection and Shore Protection committees.

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for St. Simons Island

Glynn County, GA

Advisory Lifted on Jekyll Island; New Advisory Issued on St. Simon's Island

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently deployed about 110 tons of donated concrete anchors as an enhancement to artificial beach reef BSF.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

To protect your health and ours, the Wildlife Resources Division strongly suggests online and email license buying procedures.

Brunswick, Ga.

Effective at 8 a.m. today, March 17, 2020, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Regional Headquarters in Brunswick will implement social distancing measures in response to the COVID-19 virus.

 

ATLANTA, GA

If honoring wellness and staying active are on your “to do” list for 2020, getting outdoors can make it fun to meet fitness goals. Crossing mountaintops and marshes, boulders and battlefields, Georgia’s State Parks offer miles upon miles of exercise trails. Historic sites help you explore the Peach State while quickly increasing your step count. Below are 20 hikes for 2020 to kickstart your active adventures. Stay overnight in a yurt, cabin or campsite to reward yourself with a toasty-warm fire at the end of the day.

ATLANTA, GA

Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are reminding citizens that all DNR-managed properties are open and welcoming visitors during normal operating hours. These properties include state parks, lodges, historic sites, WMAs, PFAs, archery ranges, shooting ranges, education centers, golf courses, and battlefields, along with those not directly mentioned here that are under the management of DNR. In addition, all DNR administrative offices throughout the state are open and operating during normal business hours.

ATLANTA, GA

DNR properties, locations, and offices operating under normal hours of operation

Atlanta, GA

Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are reminding citizens that all DNR-managed properties are open and welcoming visitors during normal operating hours.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is taking steps to ensure public safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19, also known as “Coronavirus.”

ATLANTA, GA

No public facilities closed due to Coronavirus.