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Recent Press Releases

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:00

Great news for Georgia boaters! A partnership between the state Department of Driver Services (DDS) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is making it easier for boaters to show they have the required boater education.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:00

If you are looking to stock up that freezer with one of the healthiest meats available—your time is here!

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:00

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

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 01:00

In early October, an angler reported catching a northern snakehead, an aquatic invasive species, in a pond located on private property in Gwinnett County, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).

Claxton, GA
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 09:00

Almost open for business!

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 09:00

Hunters are encouraged to review safety information before heading out to the woods on the opening day of primitive weapons deer hunting season on Oct. 12, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 09:00

The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opens Saturday, Oct. 12.

Brunswick, GA
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 11:00

Approximately 26 short-finned pilot whales stranded on or near St. Catherines Island Wednesday, leaving 15 dead in Georgia’s second mass stranding of these hefty marine mammals this year.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 11:00

Deer, squirrel, turkey, quail, dove, or duck—all hunt-able species in Georgia. But, do you know how to hunt them?

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 09:00

The time is almost here!

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 09:00

Did you know that more than half of all hunting incidents that occur are due to falls or other safety issues with tree stands?

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 11:00

Time to celebrate!

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 11:30

The anticipation is building, where will you be on opening day?

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 11:30

Before dove season arrives, do you need to complete your hunter education course?

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 09:30

Teachers and students across the state are invited to explore Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests through the 30th annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.

Mansfield, GA
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 10:00

Ladies, have you ever wanted to head out to go backpacking or fishing or shooting, but not sure where to start? The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division can help!

Social Circle, GA
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 10:00

Outreach and involvement helped secure Game Warden Josh Cockrell of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Law Enforcement Division as the Hunter Education Instructor of the Year, according to the Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division.

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 09:00

Early teal season and early Canada goose hunting seasons are the first opportunity of the year for waterfowl hunters to get out in the field, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

Clarkesville, GA
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 09:00

For the first time in 70 plus years, the Lake Burton Trout Hatchery raceways are empty and dry, and the last of the trout has entered North Georgia streams or been transferred to other trout hatcheries.

Social Circle, GA
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 10:00

Deer, squirrel, turkey, quail, dove, or duck—all hunt-able species in Georgia. But, do you know how to hunt them?

Social Circle, GA
Friday, August 2, 2019 - 10:00

Time to hit the woods in pursuit of Ole Bushytail!

Social Circle, GA
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 09:00

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) announced today the appointment of Ted Will to chief of game management.

Social Circle, GA
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 09:00

Now online and in print, the 2019–2020 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.