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Recent Press Releases

Richmond Hill, GA
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 08:00
Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 08:00

The Canada goose is an adaptable bird found everywhere from open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 09:00

During the spring, it is not unusual for people to come in contact with seemingly “orphaned” young wildlife and want to help—but it is best to leave them where you find them, according to the...

ATLANTA, GA
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 09:00

After a day filled with adventure, you want a truly unique place to grab some zzzz’s. You want a place that’s fun to tell your friends about. Check out these seven suggestions for accommodations...

Forsyth, GA
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 16:00

As spring hits full stride, John Jensen will begin answering more calls and emails about snakes.

Social Circle, GA
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 09:00

Do you enjoy Georgia’s wildlife and wild places?

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 09:45

Four budding bird artists have been selected as T-shirt Art Contest winners in Georgia’s 14th annual Youth Birding Competition, the state Department of Natural Resources announced...

Atlanta, GA
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:45
Social Circle, GA
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 09:00

Anglers and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed fishing regulation changes, and then make plans to offer comment by one of several methods.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 09:00

Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed hunting regulation changes relative to the 2019–2020 and the 2020–2021 hunting seasons, and then make plans to offer...

Atlanta, GA
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 16:30

 

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 09:00

The arrival of spring heralds many things, including increased reports of black bear sightings and activity.

Atlanta, GA
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 15:30

 

The Historic Preservation Division (HPD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce that Trenton-Dade County is Georgia’s 98th...

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

Warmer weather is upon us, just in time for geocache enthusiasts to participate in the newly updated Georgia History Trail GeoTour. Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites is excited to announce...

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.