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Bald eagles on the rise in Georgia

Georgia Department of Natural Resources biologists have documented 113 nesting pairs of bald eagles in Georgia during the 2006-2007 nesting season. The figure represents an 18 percent increase from the previous season's total of 96 known active nests.

July 03, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing for fun

More than 250 children along with their families from Liberty, Bryan and surrounding counties converged at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery for a fun-filled day of fishing.

June 24, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports Editor | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing Derby Saturday

Due to weather on June 2, the Richmond Hill Exchange Club rescheduled its 17th annual Fishing Derby for Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery on Highway 144.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Parks add wi-fi

James Brown and Stafford parks are going wireless. By partnering up with Coastal Communications, wi-fi signals will be broadcast throughout the parks, human resources clerk Laura Troutman said. This means anyone with a laptop or portable game system (like a Playstation Portable) equipped with a wireless Internet function can surf the web, check email or play online video games.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Cub Scouts at day camp

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Be safe on the waterway

The thought of tragedy or death probably never enters the minds of most swimmers and boaters out enjoying a day of fun on the water - perhaps, it should.

June 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Keep a tight line

There was a brief interruption of our fishing thanks to sub-tropical storm Andrea, making it nearly impossible to go out and fish. But, the fishing started up right after the storm went by and the trout and bass tournament went on as planned at the Half Moon Marina. Thirteen boats entered and prizes were awarded for the first, second and third place fishermen.

June 13, 2007 | By Allen Branch Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Keep a tight line

Attention, all you fisherman. It appears our fishing season has begun, both inshore and offshore. Although live shrimp are still hard to find, the fishing camps reported they are getting shrimp from Florida. Our white June shrimp should come into our area in a few weeks.

May 29, 2007 | Allen Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR, island reserve seeking opinions

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve want to hear from decision-makers to help guide coastal training efforts in order to balance future growth and development on Georgia's coasts.

May 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Post training area targets endangered specie home

Fort Stewart is receiving public comment until Monday on its construction of a firing point for its 32-ton M109A6 Paladin howitzers in an area which is part of the range of the endangered or threatened red-cockaded woodpecker, Eastern indigo snake and flatwoods salamander.

May 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Traces of rain fall

May 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Special Olympics postponed

The threat of rain has forced the postponement of the regional Special Olympics, which was supposed to be in Savannah today.

May 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Keep a tight line

The windy weather continued, so we didn't get any fishing reports for this week. Ray Good man said there was very little activity and only a few sheephead were caught. This is the time of year when we should have the large roe trout in our area.

May 20, 2007 | By Allen Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


LCRD volleyball

May 20, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


LCRD summer events

DAY CAMP: ages 6 and older,

May 20, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


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Need a way to help the miles pass by? Here's some podcasts to listen to while running

Warmer weather means more running for me, and while I love a good solo run, my thoughts quickly become boring and obnoxious, even to myself. A better option? Podcasts. A great podcast keeps the mind engaged and distracted while the feet are busy and the legs are burning. It’s like having a conversation without having to do any work. Here are a few of my current favorites. Notice: Only a couple are running related.

May 22, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Dates set for Eagles football camps

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz has announced the dates for six Eagle Invasion Football Camps in the summer of 2015 with locations across Georgia.

May 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Kids fishing derby June 6 in RH

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club will host its 25th annual kids fishing derby from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 6, at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery on Highway 144 between the library and Kroger.

May 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Basketball Bash on Memorial Day

The Memorial Day Basketball Bash is scheduled for May 22-24 in Richmond Hill.

May 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Ogeechee River trip on May 23

SAVANNAH - Ogeechee Riverkeeper will hold a 7-mile paddle trip Saturday, May 23, from Scarboro Landing to Rocky Ford.

May 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Why this 40-year-old mother still runs

My reasons for beginning running were simple: I needed peace, quiet and alone time.

May 11, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


EVP Beach Bum Open tourney starts Saturday

The EVP Beach Volleyball Tour's sixth annual Beach Bum Open will be Saturday on Tybee Island.

May 05, 2015 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Good weather brings good fishing

Hello, friends and neighbors - Tight Line Jr. back with a few reports from around the region.

May 04, 2015 | By Tight Line Jr. Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Camping gear for your four-legged friend

Going on an adventure with your favorite four-legged buddy is always a great time. However, sometimes we don’t remember the little things when we’re having all that fun. Whether it’s during the car camping trips or the multi-day journey, below is a list the things you might need to make your trek a little easier.

May 04, 2015 | Jessica Kaing KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Experienced diver describes rescue

Bill Eberlein, of Megateeth, is best known for the prehistoric shark teeth he discovers in Georgia's coastal waters. A former college instructor turned full-time fossil finder, Eberlein lives out his dream job searching the waters and embracing all the ocean has to offer.

May 03, 2015 | By Evelyn Fallon Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


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