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WILD Facts: The king of snakes

The eastern kingsnake is a shiny black snake with thin white or cream-colored bands. This reptile also is called the "chain snake" because the lines that stretch across its back are linked along the sides. The species' typical length is 3-4 feet long, but the record is almost 7 feet.

April 13, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Tight Line for March 30, 2008

Hello friends and fishermen, ole Tight Line here.

April 13, 2008 | By Allen and Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


State parks’ spring blooms beckon nature enthusiasts to get outdoors

ATLANTA - As the days become longer and the weather warmer, Georgia's forests become alive with an array of spring blooms including trout lily, wild azaleas, foam flower, trillim, violets and many other brilliant wildflowers.

April 06, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Coastal Shorebird survey results show gains for some species

BRUNSWICK - Early results from a January survey indicate higher numbers of several species of birds were on the coast this year.

April 06, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Field and Stream nationwide search for top outdoorsman

NEW YORK - Field & Stream magazine and Bass Pro Shops, have set the dates for the 2008 Field & Stream Total Outdoorsman Challenge.

April 06, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Tight Line for March 23, 2008

Well friends, sorry we missed all you fishermen and friends last week. Ole Tight Line and Tight Line Jr. were out of pocket.

April 06, 2008 | By Allen and Donnie Branch Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hummingbirds en route

Although rare, hummingbirds that normally breed in the West may visit Georgia in the winter, sometimes staying until March or April. However, the ruby-throated hummingbird is the only species that breeds in eastern North America.

March 30, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Contributing to conservation on tax reform

SOCIAL CIRCLE - As Georgians file their annual income tax forms, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division wants to remind residents they can support wildlife at tax time.

March 30, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Ten Commandments of Firearm Safety

As Turkey season officially begins March 22, hunters are reminded to be safe with the Ten Commandments.

March 30, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR calls for watchable, educational, wildlife projects

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Wanted: Projects that can use a hand helping Georgians enjoy and better understand nongame wildlife.

March 30, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Celebrate Fitzgerald's annual Wild Chicken Festival

FITZGERALD -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division, in partnership with local organizers and community leaders, have set the upcoming annual Fitzgerald Wild Chicken Festival.

March 26, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Outdoor news

WILD Facts: When cranes call

March 23, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Tight Line For March 9, 2008

Hello friends, Tight Line here.

March 23, 2008 | Allen and Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Fort King George, McAllister among Parks that received awards

ATLANTA -- Each year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recognizes state parks and historic sites for customer service, programming, maintenance and other achievements.

March 23, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


2008 Tour de Georgia to start at Tybee

The 600-mile Tour de Georgia unveiled it 2008 cycling route as the sixth season of the race sets to kick off.

March 23, 2008 | Staff report | 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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