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Revised rules encourage fishing

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division is making it easier for anglers to validate their outstanding catches by revising the 2007 rules for WRD's Angler Award Program.

May 15, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Much of South Georgia's drought 'extreme'

By Russ Bynum

May 10, 2007 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press Writer | Outdoors/Recreation


River groups raise money to preserve coastal resources

Supporters of Georgia's rivers and coast enjoyed Coastal Treasures, an evening fundraiser hosted April 14 at Delegal Marina to support work that preserves the state's coastal resources.

May 08, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hearings on hunting laws

The Georgia DNR, WRD will hold three public hearings to receive input on proposed changes to the hunting regulations for the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 seasons. The public hearings are scheduled for Tuesday in Newnan, Wednesday Cordele and Thursday in Jasper.

May 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Wildlife camp offered by DNR

Registration is open for the 2007 Wild Summer Week overnight camp in Mansfield.

May 08, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hunting law opinions sought

The Georgia DNR, WRD is accepting public comment on proposed changes to the hunting regulations for the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 seasons.

May 08, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Migratory Bird Day is May 12

Grab the binoculars and head outdoors for some of the most outstanding bird watching opportunities available in Georgia this spring and summer. To raise awareness of the conservation needs of migratory songbirds, shorebirds and their habitats throughout the hemisphere, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division and State Parks and Historic Sites Division, Georgia Partners in Flight, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and many statewide partners designated Saturday, May 12 for recognition of International Migratory Bird Day in Georgia. To celebrate the return of these fascinating migrants, DNR invites Georgians to enjoy and learn more about these ...

May 08, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Concerns to turtles may lead to crab trap TEDs

BRUNSWICK - Recently listed as an "unusual" species by the Board of Natural Resources, the diamondback terrapin will be the focus of two new studies coordinated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and involving the University of Georgia and volunteers from Chatham County.

May 05, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Marsh, shore protectino meeting in Midway

BRUNSWICK - A joint meeting of the Coastal Marshlands and Shore Protection committees is set for 9 a.m. Friday, May 4, at the Coastal EMC building, 1265 Highway 17 in Midway.

May 05, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Drought prompts stricter water limits

The director of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division has declared a level two drought response across the state and will require all Georgians to follow a more stringent outdoor water use schedule.

May 05, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Roadside cleanup through Hinesville

The Great American Cleanup in Liberty County will conduct the Hinesville 84 Roadside Cleanup from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. April 28.

May 05, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Liberty County Bass Club

The Liberty County Bass Club hosted a fishing tournament in Hardeeville, S.C., on the Savannah River on April 7. The weather was cold with high winds but the club members' spirits were high.

May 02, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Hummingbirds migrants through Georiga

Hang up your feeders and they will come. A loyal band of birders are watching their feeders anxiously to catch sight of the first ruby-throated hummingbird in their backyards this season. These and other avian acrobats are returning to Georgia this spring from their wintering grounds to the south. Ruby-throated hummingbirds may travel more than 600 miles from Mexico to arrive in our state announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (DNR/WRD).

May 01, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Clean up along 84 in Hinesville Saturday

The Great American Cleanup in Liberty County will conduct the Hinesville 84 Roadside Cleanup from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday.

April 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Outdoors briefs

Wildlife camp

April 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


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5 adventures to go on during a visit to Phoenix

PHOENIX, Arizona — Phoenix offers wonderful opportunities for playing golf during the winter and early spring, but here are some lesser known adventures to experience on your next visit.

March 20, 2015 | Adam Straub KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Boone and Crockett announces new bighorn sheep world record

ALBERTA, Canada — What do black bears, grizzly bears, tule elk and non-typical whitetail deer all have in common? The world records for each animal, as recognized by the Boone and Crockett Club, were not taken by a hunter. Instead, the massive animals died of other causes and were found later and reported.

March 19, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Have You Seen This? Riding the white line



SCARY TOWN — I am not an extreme sport guy. I wish I were, it’d make me much cooler. In fact, my wife and I just got life insurance, and we were asked the following questions: Do you SCUBA dive? Do you skydive? Do you rock climb? Do you ski?

March 17, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Fond farewells to two dear friends

Hello, folks - Tight Line Jr. here, hoping everyone is staying warm and toasty.

March 16, 2015 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Forging friendships through running

Sitting in the car with the heater and seat warmers on full blast, I look out the window at a chilly scene. The wind is howling. The sky is gray. The water on the lake looks as choppy and uneven as my self-cut bangs in third grade. Awake since 4:30 a.m., I’ve already taught a strength training class, thrown a load of laundry in the washer and herded the girls to school. It’s always tempting to drive home and crawl under the covers, but I never do. No matter how tired I am, no matter how ...

March 16, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Research project tracking Golden Eagle

A high-tech research project helped along by a middle Georgia hunt club recently began tracking one of the state's most rare raptors – a golden eagle.

March 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


March events at Georgia State Parks and Historic sites

Below is a selection of March events at Georgia's State Parks & Historic Sites. For more programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks' web pages. More information on accommodations and recreation can be found at GeorgiaStateParks.org or 1-800-864-7275. You can also become a fan on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our monthly newsletter. Thank you for helping promote Georgia's natural and historic resources!

March 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Turkey season opens Saturday

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 11, 2015) – Cluck. Purr. Gobble. Have you been practicing your turkey calling skills? Hunters eager for the opening of turkey hunting season in Georgia certainly have. The highly anticipated day is Saturday, Mar. 21 and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division expects that the 2015 season should be a fair one.

March 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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