Recent Press Release dnr

Recent Press Releases

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.

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...

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...

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...

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....

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....

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.

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...

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...

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...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 11:30