The DNR Brand: Environmental Protection Division

DNR Sub Brands

Click your division below to see specific branding guidelines for your division.

Commissioner's OfficeState Parks & Historic Sites | Wildlife Resources | Coastal Resources | Law Enforcement | Environmental Protection

Who to Contact

If you have questions, need guidance, or would like something created for your communications project, please see the chart below on who to contact.

Branded Material Approval
Kevin Chambers
Graphic Design
Kevin Chambers
Print Materials
Kevin Chambers
Signage Approval
Kevin Chambers
Kevin Chambers
Press Releases
Kevin Chambers
News or Event Photography
Kevin Chambers
Outreach/Marketing Photography
Kevin Chambers
Editorial Assistance
Kevin Chambers
Kevin Chambers
Video Requests
Kevin Chambers
Email Signature
Kevin Chambers


Because of their value, any mark that is intended to represent DNR is the property of DNR and must fit all guidelines below. The wordmark may be used non-commercially by DNR staff as long as used appropriately within the guidelines set forth in this manual.


EPD Logo

  • While the preferred logo should be used whenever possible, there is also a black version (and white) available to accommodate special graphic situations.
  • When this logo is used, the standard position, proportion (aspect ratio) and relative size relationship between the logotype elements must be maintained. This means that no elements of the logo may be larger or smaller in proportion to each other than the example.
  • When sizing the logo, in most software applications, you can drag the corner sizing handle when resizing to maintain proportion. This will keep the logo from being stretched out of proportion, becoming either too tall or too wide.
  • The elements of the logotype may not be placed closer together or further apart than shown in the example, nor may they be arranged differently from the example.
  • When printed, the logo should never be smaller than 1.5" wide, or 450 pixels at 300 DPI.
  • The logo should never be tilted or rotated.

Examples of incorrect wordmark usage include:

Logo Stretched Logo Rearranged Logo Colored Logo Imposed

Do not stretch logo disproportionally. Always use the corner sizing handles.

Do not rearrange elements to create a different logo.

Do not change colors of the logo.

Do not overlay images in the logo.

Logo Files

Download the logo in different formats.


EPD Brandmark

The brandmark, or identifying graphic in the logo itself, may be used on certain occasions where the entire logo may not be necessary.

  • These occasions would typically include logo use for social media posts and certain print materials where letters would overwhelm the design. Use of the brandmark by itself must be approved by Public Affairs before publication.
  • Follow the same rules as to how to not use the brandmark as the wordmark.

Brandmark Files

Download the brandmark in different formats.

Color Palette

A strong color palette can immediately identify your communication when paired with the brandmark. Colors are just bold enough to catch the visitor’s eye, while the earthy, warm tones invite them to stay. Accurate color reproduction is critical; therefore, our swatches have several types of input numbers depending on the end result.

Deep Green

Pantone 371 C
CMYK 70 36 100 23
RGB 60 91 43
HEX (Web) #507033

Pale Green

Pantone 577 C
CMYK 33 11 50 0
RGB 176 196 148
HEX (Web) #B0C494

Waterway Blue

Pantone 2985 C
CMYK 61 15 10 0
RGB 91 175 209
HEX (Web) #5BAFD1


Pantone 7541 C
CMYK 20 2 7 0
RGB 200 227 232
HEX (Web) #C8E3E8

Pure Sunshine

Pantone 115 C
CMYK 4 7 82 0
RGB 249 224 75
HEX (Web) #F9E04B


Fonts used by EPD convey a certain personality and perpetuate our mission to sustain, enhance, protect and conserve Georgia's natural, historic and cultural resources. They reflect what we all truly believe in.

If you'd like these fonts, please contact

Trajan Pro Font Garamond

The font used in the EPD logo is Trajan Pro. Note that this font only uses capital letters and small caps.

If Trajan Pro is not available, for a secondary font, or if you need a font with true lowercase letters, use Times New Roman. Please know that you are expected to use the Times New Roman font in the body text of your emails.


Photography is an important tool. Best practices include:

  • Put the subject in a relevant context and environment.
  • Capture moments of real emotion: tenacity, spirit, challenge and achievement.
  • Capture action and energy but keep the photo casual in attitude.
  • Avoid posing subjects. Let them move around, perform their job and get comfortable.
  • Strive for a feeling of vitality.
  • Try for a “natural” feeling, as if the subject is unaware of the camera.
  • Obtain permission if photographing the general public.
  • Most smartphones take excellent photography for general everyday use. It is best practice to turn the phone sideways (longways) to capture the best photo.
  • Use the “rule of thirds” to capture the best parts of a setting: an image should be imagined as divided into nine equal parts by two equally spaced horizontal lines and two equally spaced vertical lines, and that important compositional elements should be placed along these lines or their intersections. Example:
    Rule of Thirds Example

Examples of good photography:
Trees in the FallDockPlaying GolfArcheryHunter Holding GunBird in Tree