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Recent Press Releases

Social Circle, GA
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 09:45

Wildlife-viewing projects from DeKalb County to Jekyll Island and  Pickens County to Covington will receive grants to improve public opportunities to see and learn about animals, plants and...

CHATSWORTH, GA
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 09:00

Elliot Murrer was recently promoted to Manager of Fort Mountain State Park in Chatsworth. He replaces Brad Ballard who was promoted to Region Manager for the park system. Murrer started his career...

Hartwell, GA
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 09:00

Striped bass fishing is a favorite pastime for many Lake Hartwell anglers.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 09:00

Last year, more than one million trout were stocked in Georgia. This year, that number should increase!

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 09:00

Georgia turkey hunters are ready for the season to open on Saturday, Mar. 23.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 09:00

Before you head to the woods this Spring in pursuit of a gobbler or two, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division encourages all hunters to take some time to...

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 09:00

Do you need hunter education before you head to the woods? You have options!

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 01:00

For shorebirds on Georgia beaches, nesting and rearing chicks requires surviving a gauntlet of threats.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 08:45

The statewide turkey hunting season opens on March 23.

HELEN, GA
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:00

Several Georgia State Park and Historic Site employees were honored recently during a statewide Rangers Conference. More than 150 assistant managers, park rangers and maintenance technicians...

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 08:45

Explore the outdoors, see birds and other wildlife, compete for fun, enjoy free food: What’s there not to like about Georgia’s Youth Birding Competition?

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 11:00

In 2018, more than 100 anglers reeled in an Angler Award for outstanding catches.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 11:00
SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 11:00
SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:00

Catching a Georgia Bass Slam is already quite the accomplishment, but how about topping it off with winning the grand prize for the 2018 Bass Slam?

ATLANTA, GA
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 09:00

Thanks to the many easily accessible Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites locations and the variety of outdoor activities suitable for all ages and skill levels, it doesn’t get much better than...

ATLANTA, GA
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 02:45

Gov. Brian Kemp recognized three corporate forest landowners today for their stewardship and land management practices benefiting wildlife across Georgia.

ATLANTA, GA
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 09:00

History buffs are in for a treat with the latest Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites perk. New for 2019, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites have added online sales of Historic Sites...

Juliette, GA
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 09:00

To celebrate the re-opening of Dames Ferry Campground, the public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. Located on Lake Juliette in Monroe County, the popular...

BAINBRIDGE, GA
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 08:15

An endangered bird is receiving emergency help in Georgia following Hurricane Michael, thanks to a timely grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

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.

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....