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Recent Press Releases

Brunswick, Ga.
Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division is seeking nominees for appointment to the Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee and the Shore Protection Committee, for t...

Brunswick, Ga.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is proposing additional changes to fishing regulations first recommended in September.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 14:00

This holiday season, give the wildlife enthusiast on your list a “license” to keep enjoying the activities they love.

Port Wentworth, GA
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 14:00

Conservation agencies and organizations teamed up with officials at the Imperial Sugar plant to rescue a manatee and her calf from the Savannah River Friday.

Social Circle, GA
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 09:00

A Bulloch County teacher’s proposal to create a pollinator garden earned her school a $1,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:00

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.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 09:00

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) announced today the appointment of Thom Litts to chief of fisheries management.

ATLANTA, GA
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 09:00

Georgia’s State Parks join national initiative to connect with nature

ATLANTA, GA
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 09:00

Trade shopping malls for waterfalls this Black Friday when you choose to #OptOutside. Created by outdoor retailer REI and celebrated by Georgia’s State Parks, the national movement encourages...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 01:00

With waterfowl hunting season opening Sat., Nov. 23, duck hunters should make note of some changes in this year’s hunting regulations, according to experts with the Georgia Department of Natural...

Brunswick, Ga.
Thursday, November 7, 2019

The recreational shellfish harvest area in Glynn County south of Downing Musgrove Causeway between Jekyll Island and Brunswick will re-open to the public at 7 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

Social Circle, GA
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 01:00

The Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) is a brand-new program dedicated to assisting hunt clubs and landowners with deer management on private lands, according to the Georgia Department...

Brunswick, GA
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:00

Waterfowl hunters at Altamaha WMA need to review ongoing repairs and plan ahead.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:00

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

Perry, GA
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:00

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

Brunswick, Ga.
Thursday, October 24, 2019

The Georgia Coastal Management Program (GCMP) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division (CRD) is pleased to announce the availability of grant funds for projects...

ATLANTA, GA
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 09:00

This holiday season, wow friends and family with the gift of the great outdoors. Choose from the below eight ideas and watch a simple present turn into a new infatuation with Mother Nature.

Brunswick, Ga.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

A division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking to change the state’s Saltwater Fishing Regulations to provide for shellfish mariculture in estuarine waters and to comp...

Brunswick, Ga.
Monday, October 21, 2019

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers they can participate in the ...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:00

Great news for Georgia boaters! A partnership between the state Department of Driver Services (DDS) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is making it easier for boaters to show they...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:00

If you are looking to stock up that freezer with one of the healthiest meats available—your time is here!

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:00

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

ATLANTA, GA
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 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 comforting...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 01:00

In early October, an angler reported catching a northern snakehead, an aquatic invasive species, in a pond located on private property in Gwinnett County, according to the Georgia Department of...

Brunswick, Ga.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The recreational shellfish harvest area in Glynn County near the site of a capsized cargo ship will be closed until further notice beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2019, th...

ATLANTA, GA
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 09:00

Did you know that in addition to hiking trails, rivers, lakes and mountains, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites are home to several remnants of forts and earthworks that date back as early...

Claxton, GA
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 09:00

Almost open for business!

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 09:00

The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opens Saturday, Oct. 12.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 09:00

Hunters are encouraged to review safety information before heading out to the woods on the opening day of primitive weapons deer hunting season on Oct. 12, according to the Georgia Department of...

Brunswick, Ga.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

A division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is proposing changes to state saltwater fishing regulations for two shark species.

Brunswick, Ga.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

CoastFest, coastal Georgia’s premiere educational festival, will return to Mary Ross Waterfront Park in Brunswick from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event is free to the public an...

ATLANTA, GA
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 09:00

“When will the leaves change?” That’s the most common question park rangers hear when autumn rolls around. Only Mother Nature knows, of course, but peak color in Georgia is usually at the end of...

ATLANTA, GA
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 09:00

Crimson reds, rustic oranges and saffron yellows mark the highly anticipated start of fall in Georgia’s State Parks. Opt outside to take in the kaleidoscopic scenery with family and friends atop...