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Who who who is in that tree?

These two owls were found perched in a tree in the Lake Gale area near Windy Oaks Lane.

December 14, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Now that’s one big amberjack

Jeff Bentley and his son Colin, 4, were out on Captain Judy's charter boat a couple weeks ago when the youngster landed this amberjack. Capt. Judy said when Colin got the amberjack into the boat he couldn't take his eyes off it. It wasn't the only fish Colin caught that day, but it was certainly the biggest.

December 14, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Cave closures key to slowing deadly disease

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed a report recommending closing human access to caves and mines where bats with white-nose syndrome are hibernating in an area more than 250 miles from other WNS-affected caves and mines. The report also recommends limiting human access to unaffected caves and mines. These recommendations presume that WNS spreads not only from bat-to-bat, but also is spread by human activity.

December 14, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


New National Zoo chief from Atlanta

ATLANTA - The National Zoo in Washington is getting its new director from Zoo Atlanta.

December 14, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Saltwater anglers meet Dec. 14

BRUNSWICK - Interested in redfish, speckled seatrout, Spanish mackerel, spot or weakfish? If so, plan to attend a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, at Holton's Restaurant in Midway.

December 07, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Holiday nets big catches

Hello, everybody. Ol' Tight Line here and I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I'm glad I waited until after Thanksgiving to write the article because I got some good reports over the holiday weekend.

December 07, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Area species among most endangered

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The leatherback turtle, elkhorn corals, and flatwoods salamander have been identified as three of America's top endangered wildlife, birds, fish and plants impacted by global warming in a new report released last week. The report, America's Hottest Species, demonstrates ways that our changing climate is increasing the risk of extinction for species around the United States.

December 07, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


WILD facts: slippery, slick salamanders

Most salamanders look for shelter from cool weather in the fall. However, one species is leaving its underground world to breed now.

November 30, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Redfish tour releases schedule

LIZELLA - A commitment to offering inshore redfish anglers opportunities for lucrative payouts and low participation costs continues in 2010, evidenced by the IFA Redfish Tour's recently released 2010 regular-season schedule. The schedule features 18 events contested across six divisions with the tour making stops in some of the most famed redfish destinations in the country.

November 30, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Ga. turkey federation names officer of year

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation recently honored Cpl. Johnny Ashe with the officer of the year award, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.

November 30, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia welcomes right whales back

BRUNSWICK - It is seen from a research vessel lookout - a solitary V-shaped "blow" and then something dark on the water's surface.

November 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Time to squeeze in some holiday fishing trips

Hello, everyone. Tight Line Jr. here and I hope y'all had a good week. Ol' Tight Line says hello and wishes everyone a great Thanksgiving holiday.

November 23, 2009 | Staff report Tight Line Jr. | Outdoors/Recreation


Kudzu-munching bug also threatens U.S. bean crops

ATLANTA - Researchers recently found an insect in north Georgia that has never before been reported in the Western Hemisphere - and its arrival could be both a blessing and a curse.

November 23, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia water litigator to earn $855 an hour

ATLANTA - The new attorney handling Georgia's appeal in the long-running legal battle with Alabama and Florida over water rights will be paid $855 an hour.

November 23, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Plenty of holiday-themed happenings coming up

Get in the holiday mood this December and check out these local events.

November 16, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


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Girls on the Run 5K marks change of season

Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia and Lowcountry is gearing up for its 12th annual 5K, celebrating the end of the spring season.

April 13, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Commercial shrimp cast net license lottery set for June 6

BRUNSWICK - Officials at the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are planning for the 2018 commercial food shrimp cast net lottery.

April 13, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Young wildlife rarely abandoned, don’t need ‘rescue’

During the spring, it is not unusual for people to find seemingly "orphaned" young wildlife and want to help, but it is best to leave ...

April 13, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Going after Mr. Big Mouth Bass provides other distractions

The weather claims a high of 86 degrees one early March Saturday, with clear skies and winds 5-10 knots. Early morning fog would be one ...

April 06, 2018 | By Ernie Mitchell Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Young wildlife don’t need ‘rescue’

During the spring, it is not unusual for people to come in contact with seemingly "orphaned" young wildlife and want to help – but it is ...

April 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Reasons your fitness progress may be stalling

“I work out five days a week, eat healthy and still can’t lose weight/gain muscle.”

April 04, 2018 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Southern Legacy Stables wins 21 awards

On March 3 the show team for Southern Legacy Stables attended the American Saddle Horse Association of Georgia's annual banquet held in Peachtree City ...

April 02, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Video shows agitated moose ram into vehicle

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Moose are no strangers to violent encounters. After all, they're known to engage with each other in brutal battles. Given the ...

April 02, 2018 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


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