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DNR unwraps birthday bonus for boat owners

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Starting this month, any Georgia resident who has a boat registered with the state can fish on their birthday, as well as for two days after, as part of their boat registration fee.

July 22, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Deadline approaching for alligator quota hunts

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those interested in applying for an alligator hunt this year need to get their online quota applications in before midnight July 31.

July 22, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hearings set for turkey-season proposal

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review a proposed rule establishing a special opportunity turkey season for youth ages younger than 16 years of age and mobility-impaired persons.

July 10, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Grant offered for good conservation teacher

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Nongame Conservation Section of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a Georgia third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private-school teacher who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.

July 10, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Safety tips for grilling, using campfires

Every year, Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics and the Fourth of July.

July 03, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Operation Dry Water under way in Georgia

SOCIAL CIRCLE - As part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities related to boating under the influence, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend.

July 01, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR shooting ranges now on Foursquare

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is giving sportsmen another way to connect through the location-based social-media network Foursquare.

July 01, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


No pole? No tackle? No problem at state parks

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Fishing Tackle Loaner Program, offered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division and State Parks and Historic Sites, is providing loaner fishing poles and stocked tackle boxes to visitors for free.

July 01, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Good times rolling on area waters

In the words of the great Ray Charles, let the good times roll. That's what will happen if you get out on the water and wet a hook.

July 01, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Class teaches woman more than fitness

Women enrolled in the Liberty County Recreation Department's body-sculpting and fitness class, run by Keith McGee, may never run a 4.5-second 40-yard dash like former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton or squat 500 pounds like current Panther linebacker Raekwon McMillian.

June 19, 2013 | By John Wood Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


State unveils new wildlife tags

tags tag fee of $35 plus the $20 tag fee and ad valorem tax, if required.

June 17, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


State opens food-shrimp season

BRUNSWICK - Georgia waters are now open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp.

June 12, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Methods available for reducing nuisance geese

The Canada goose is an adaptable bird and can live in a variety of locations, including open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.

June 05, 2013 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Dead bait led to lively day on the dock

Howdy, friends and neighbors. Hope everyone had a pleasant week.

June 03, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Bike rentals allow clients to pedal their cares away

Editor's note: Throughout the summer, the Courier's sports section will highlight fun family activities that are in Liberty County or a short drive away. Today's feature is on pedal power on St. Simons Island.

May 31, 2013 | Patty Leon | Outdoors/Recreation


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Shrimp under the weather, but safe

Hello, friends and neighbors all around the coastal region.

September 15, 2014 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Former Sunbury resident rewarded for role in helping to convict an arsonist

Randy Bishop of Georgia Arson Control on Wednesday presented former Sunbury resident Willow Duncan with a $2,500 check for her role in convicting the arsonist who burned down an abandoned store in Sunbury.

September 15, 2014 | Jeremy McAbee | Outdoors/Recreation


Volunteers sought for state parks day

Free admission, dozens of volunteer projects and family-friendly events await Georgia State Park and Historic Site visitors on Your State Parks Day, set for Saturday, Sept. 27.

September 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Mottled ducks subject of new research project

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Have satellite, will travel and, luckily, will provide data.

September 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Emerging disease confirmed in wild Ga. snake

A disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia.

September 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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