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Recent Press Releases

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 habitats considered conservation priorities in Georgia’s State Wildlife Action Plan.

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 review important turkey hunting safety tips.

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.

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
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.

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.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
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).

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
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.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA
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 hunting seasons.