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SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Watch out for deer on and near roads during the fall season.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The coronavirus pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to teachers and students. To help advance life-sciences education during these trying times, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is expanding eligibility for its Conservation Teacher of the Year grant.

OMAHA, Ga.

Any day spent fishing is a good day. A day you catch a new state record is a great day! Tim Trone of Havana, FL is the new state record holder for the blue catfish.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Virtual CoastFest 2020 Art Contest committee today named artwork by an 11th grader at Glynn Academy the grand-prize winner. 

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s territorial waters have re-opened to commercial and recreational shellfish harvest, effective 6 a.m., Oct. 1, 2020.

Reidsville, GA

Lace-up, grab friends or family, and head to Jack Hill (Gordonia-Alatamaha) State Park for the American FootGolf League National Championship. 

Reidsville, GA

A dedication ceremony was held recently to announce the renaming of Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park in Reidsville, Ga. to Jack Hill State Park. In attendance were Hill family members, Governor Brian Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams.
 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Venison burgers, venison chili, venison jerky…If you have been looking for a way to “beef” up that freezer stockpile, go for the venison instead! The Georgia deer firearms season opens Sat., Oct. 17 and continues through Jan. 10, 2021 statewide.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

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

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

With only a small percentage of participants ever involved in a incident, hunting repeatedly shows itself as a safe sport.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources reminds marine commercial and for-hire industry participants the deadline to apply for federal financial relief related to COVID-19 is Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. 

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisory Issued for Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island

THOMASVILLE, GA

Get ready shooting enthusiasts! A state-of-the-art sporting facility, the Ranges at Oakfield, today celebrated its grand opening. The shooting range is one of more than 40 public archery and shooting ranges currently available in Georgia.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Deer hunters, the week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opens Saturday, Oct. 10.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Primitive weapons deer hunting season opens on Oct. 10. But, before heading to the woods, hunters are encouraged to review safety information, suggests the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

Stockbridge, GA

“When will leaves peak?” is a common question for park rangers in autumn. Only Mother Nature knows for sure, but Georgia’s peak color is usually toward the end of October or early November. To help leaf peepers plan their fall escapes, Georgia State Parks has launched “Leaf Watch 2020” to track autumn color as it moves across the state.  .

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