Recent Press Release dnr

Recent Press Releases

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 08:00

Call it a soaring love story -- or perhaps “romance on the rim.” A pair of Peregrine Falcons has returned to Tallulah Gorge State Park for breeding season, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Atlanta, GA
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 13:00

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

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 09:00

It’s time for young birders to begin honing their bird-identifying skills as they prepare for the annual Georgia Youth Birding Competition, set for April 27–28.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 09:00

Hey, kids! Do you like birds and love to draw or paint? Georgia’s 13th annual Youth Birding Competition is offering a T-shirt Art Contest for resident children and teens.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 08:00

Rooted in history and steeped in rich tradition, Georgia’s 18 state historic sites provide picturesque scenery and an in-depth look into the Peach State’s momentous past.

Hawkinsville, GA
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 08:00

Ocmulgee WMA Shooting Range, located in Hawkinsville, will be the host location for an upcoming class designed to help introduce people to handguns, according to the Georgia Department of...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 09:00

Victoria Bryant is a quiet getaway that will make you feel like you are miles away.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018


•             No person may trawl for brown, pink, or white shrimp in federal waters off Georgia.

•             The closure is effective 8:45 p.m., local time, Janu...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's whelk trawl harvest season will open at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018 and close at 7:00 p.m...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 07:15

From January until December 2018, a multitude of events will be offered to park visitors that tie into this year's 'Parks after Dark' theme.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Georgia DNR Commissioner Mark Williams recently announced that the U.S. Secretary of Commerce has requested Georgia Governor Nathan Deal provide nominations for the state’s obligatory and at-larg...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 07:00

Super Museum Sunday, February 11, Free Admission to State Historic Sites.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Operation ROE

Since late December water...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 01:00

Anglers can find all necessary 2018 fishing information in the new Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 10:00

Georgia State Parks Launches New Rewards Card Program Effective January 1

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GADNR) has announced that the commercial harvest of jellyfish with trawls in Georgia’s territorial waters will open at 6:30 a.m. on Monday, January 1,...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 09:00

Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 12 a.m. on Monday, January 1, 2018 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:00

Georgia’s State Parks Celebrate New Year's Day with "First Day Hikes"

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 09:00

Teachers and students across the state are invited to honor Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests by participating in the 28th annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced a written publ...

Leesburg, GA
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 09:00

Landowners and government agencies are teaming up in southwest Georgia to conserve rare wetlands and their rarest plant species—endangered Canby’s dropwort.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Anglers will receive an additional weekend of red snapper harvest during the 2017 mini-season in the federal waters of the South Atlantic. Anglers will be allowed to harvest red snapper during th...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 16:15
Social Circle, GA
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 09:00

Got an outdoors enthusiast on your holiday gift list? Before heading to the stores, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division wants you to know about a gift that...

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 09:00

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