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Brunswick, Ga.

The Sunbury Boat Ramp at the end of Ft. Morris Road in Sunbury, Ga., will be closed for 45 days beginning today for a parking lot improvement project.


Buyer Beware! A scam license website has been detected by the Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Division. This site appears to be active in both North Georgia and on the coast.


Little to no experience operating a firearm or bow? We have a great opportunity for you with several upcoming scheduled "Give It a Shot” classes, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).


Brunswick, Ga.

Effective in 2020, saltwater anglers will see a simple change in the Saltwater Information Program (SIP) permit.

Chatham and Glynn County, GA
Brunswick, Ga

The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources invites the public to attend a presentation on coastal resiliency at noon Jan. 28. 

Social Circle, GA

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

Social Circle, GA

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

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.

Port Wentworth, GA

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

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

Jesup, GA

DNR-OSI acquisition, home to the largest known population of endangered hairy rattleweed, will help conserve at-risk species.

Waycross, GA

Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 12 a.m. on Weds., Jan. 1, 2020 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).

Brunswick, GA

The seasonal return of North Atlantic right whales to the Southeast has started like clockwork.

Social Circle, GA

Be sure to use the brand new 2020 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide as you make all your fishing plans for next year says the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).

Social Circle, GA

Hey, kids! Do you enjoy nature as well as creating artwork? Georgia’s 15th annual Youth Birding Competition invites resident children and teens to celebrate birds through a T-shirt Art Contest.


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


Top Ten Ideas for Spring Break in Georgia's State Parks and Historic Sites


Plan outdoor adventures for the entire year


Free Admission to State Historic Sites.


New E-Book, Georgia Parks and Natural Resources: A Guide For Educators, now available

Cover Image for E-book

An informative e-book, Georgia Parks and Natural Resources: A Guide For Educators, by Dr. Chris Greer, is now available as a free download.

Dr. Greer, a Professor of Instructional Technology at Georgia College in Milledgeville, worked closely with DNR's Office of Information Technology and Parks Division for over a year and a half to create this informative book.

This interactive downloadable E-book book takes a look at the incredible natural resources that can be found throughout the state of Georgia. 

Concentrating primarily on science and history, this media-rich book takes the reader inside various parks with text, images, and videos featuring scientists and interpretive rangers. 

The content is an excellent supplement to material that is being covered within K-12 classrooms across the state of Georgia.

Right now, the Georgia Parks and Natural Resources: A Guide For Educators e-book is available only download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. A version for Android and PC devices is forthcoming.

Example page in E-BookMulti-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Macintosh computer or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. 

To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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