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Recent Press Releases

Midway, GA
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 09:00

Fort Morris State Historic Site recently expanded its operating hours so that visitors can now tour any day of the week. The grounds are now open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and the museum is open 9...

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 08:00

Planning on going fishing this year? If so, the new 2019 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide can help, says the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD)....

Brunswick, Ga.
Friday, January 11, 2019

The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources today announced a new women's state record for pinfish (lagodon rhomboides), landed Dec. 28, 2018, by Jordan McCullou...

Atlanta, GA
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 09:00

Georgia’s State Parks Offer Outdoor Quests

Atlanta, GA
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 09:00

To spotlight Georgia’s fascinating past, State Historic Sites are offering free admission on Sunday, February 10. The event is part of Georgia History Festival’s statewide celebration of “Super...

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 04:00

Hey kids! Do you enjoy nature as well as creating artwork? Georgia’s 14th annual Youth Birding Competition invites resident children and teens to celebrate birds through a T-shirt Art Contest....

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 08:00

Hunters and other interested persons are encouraged to attend any of eight upcoming public meetings regarding the development of proposed hunting regulations for the 2019–2020 and 2020–2021...

Brunswick, Ga.
Thursday, January 3, 2019

 A plan to remove a tug boat that sank Dec. 19, 2018, in Jekyll Creek west of Jekyll island, Ga., is underway.

Clayton, GA
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 09:00

The new manager of Black Rock Mountain State Park considers herself to be one happy camper. In less than three years, she landed her dream job of taking care of Georgia’s highest state park....

Social Circle, GA
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 09:00

Blairsville native Brad Ballard was recently promoted to Region 4 Manager within the Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites system. He will oversee operations of 17 sites in the middle/north...

Brunswick, Ga.
Friday, December 28, 2018

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) continued to enhance offshore fishing opportunities with the addition of materials at Artificial Reef KC­...

Brunswick, Ga.
Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the commercial and recreational shrimping season in state waters will close as prescribed by law at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2018....

MITCHELL GAP, GA
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 17:00

Just east of Manchester, a bumpy woods road of clay, sand and quartzite climbs to where the Pine Mountain ridgeline reaches for the sky before nose-diving into the Flint River.

Waycross, GA
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 08:00

Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 12 a.m. on Tues., Jan. 1, 2019 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 11:00

How do you pick the best gift for that outdoors enthusiast on your holiday gift list?

Social Circle, GA
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 08:00

Wanted: More projects that need a hand helping Georgians enjoy and better understand animals, plants and habitats emphasized in Georgia’s State Wildlife Action Plan.

ATLANTA, GA
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 09:00

All across the country, park rangers are inviting Americans to start the New Year with an energizing First Day Hike on January 1. In Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites, dozens of guided...

ATLANTA, GA
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 09:00

Give the gift of nature with the help of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites and watch a simple present turn into an unforgettable experience. Explore the outdoors amongst family, friends...

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...

Stonecrest, GA
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 11:00

Monthlong Effort to Salvage Historic DeKalb Icon a Success! Following a month of work, stabilization of historic Vaughters’ Barn – the iconic white-painted structure located off of Klondike Road...

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 18, 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...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 11:30