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Archived Press Releases

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher in the state who demonstrates exceptional energy and inno

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Many people have discovered the joy of birdwatching as they sampled new activities during this time of closed workplaces, social distancing and cabin fever.

AUGUSTA, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) and Environmental Protection Division (EPD) are aware of ongoing fish mortality

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Canada goose lives in a variety of habitats, often in locations that are in close proximity to people, such as suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks, and other developed areas.

PERRY, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Forever, and Title Sponsor Bass Pro Shops are proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Georgia Fish Art Contest.

BRUNSWICK, GA

Georgia’s beaches are not only vacation destinations, they’re top spots for nesting shorebirds and seabirds, and for migrating species feeding for long flights to the Arctic.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

DNR Survey Suggests Rains to Blame for Fewer Eaglets in Region

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Most human-bear encounters, such as a bear sighting, a bear up on a porch, or a bear in someone’s trash, are minor situations and almost all could be avoided if we become BearWise, according to the

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The sandhill habitats of Georgia’s Coastal Plain are home to many rare species of plants and animals.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Twelve school children were announced today as statewide winners in the Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Beginning June 1, hunters can apply electronically for quota hunts including adult/child, deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Need a reason to go fishing and boating?

PERRY, GA

The Go Fish Education Center is hosting three Fishing Day Camps this June and July.

MANSFIELD, GA

Maybe you have a kid that would rather be outdoors than inside, or maybe you have one that likes science, or maybe you just have a kid that just needs to get some “wild” energy out.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Many species of wildlife, such as deer, coyotes, bears, raccoons, foxes and skunks can cause conflicts due to their sometimes intrusive and destructive habits in suburban settings, according to the

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Waterfowl hunting season planning can now get underway since the 2020–2021 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources.

Brunswick, GA

Nesting season for loggerhead sea turtles is on. The first clutch of loggerhead eggs was found this morning buried in the sand on a Cumberland Island beach.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

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.

FORSYTH, GA

As spring hits full stride, Daniel Sollenberger will field more calls and emails about snakes. And most will involve two questions: What species is this and what should I do?

BRUNSWICK, GA

With sea turtle and manatee sightings on the rise on Georgia’s coast, boaters should be on the lookout for these big and rare animals.