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Recent Press Releases

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.

ATLANTA, GA
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...

ATLANTA, GA
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...

Brunswick, GA
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 08:00

With the opening day of waterfowl season right around the corner, the job of repairing Hurricane Irma damages to the Altamaha Waterfowl Management Area (located on the Altamaha Wildlife...

ATLANTA, GA
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 09:00

Georgia State Parks and The Arabia Alliance Commence Plans to Preserve a Part DeKalb County’s Rural Past

Social Circle, GA
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 08:00

Beginning today, hunters can apply for two scheduled youth quail quota hunts that will take place on land managed for bobwhite quail, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:00

With waterfowl hunting season opening Sat., Nov. 17, duck and goose hunters across Georgia should find similar wetland conditions to last year, according to experts with the Georgia Department...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:00

Preventing Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from entering Georgia is an ongoing effort. Hunters can help reduce that risk by understanding current regulations that prohibit the importation of live...

ATLANTA, GA
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 09:00

As Presidents Day approaches on February 19, those looking to honor those who’ve led our great nation are encouraged to look to some of the historic sites around Georgia. A visit to one of these...

Knoxville, TN
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:00

The Tennessee Valley Authority and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have reached a multi-agency agreement to provide continued funding for three federal fish hatcheries that have stocked...

Social Circle, GA
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 09:00

Little to no experience operating a handgun? A rifle? A shotgun? We have a great opportunity for you with the "Give It a Shot" shooting courses, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Thursday, October 25, 2018

https://coastalgadnr.org/FishSmartGeorgia DNR has announced participation in the FishSmart Red Snapper and Red Drum Conservation Project.  This in...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 09:00

Watch out for deer on and near roads this fall! Motorists are urged to exercise caution this time of year as it is peak deer activity season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural...

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 09:00

A Monroe County teacher’s proposal to create a habitat for bats has earned a $1,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 17:00

Teachers and students across the state are invited to explore Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests through the 29th annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.

Calhoun, GA
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 15:00

A busy northwest Georgia bridge and the massive colony of bats that call it home are both better off thanks to recent work that preserved the structure and its wildlife.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will reopen to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

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Social Circle, GA
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 10:00

Time to fill up that freezer with one of the healthiest meats available!

Social Circle, GA
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 10:00

Hunting is one of the safest sports, with only a small fraction of participants ever involved in a hunting incident.

Atlanta, GA
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 14:00
Atlanta, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 09:00

White County resident Eric Bentley has been named Assistant Director of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ State Parks and Historic Sites Division. Bentley will oversee operations of...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00

The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opens Saturday, Oct. 13.

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00

Hunters and other interested persons are encouraged to attend any of three upcoming public meetings regarding the draft Strategic Management Plan for Black Bears in Georgia (copy available at...

Social Circle, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00

Hunters getting ready for the opening day of primitive weapons deer hunting season, Oct. 13, should first review safety information.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will remain closed to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6:00 a.m., Monday, October 1, 2018 until cond...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 11:30