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Right whale, calf spotted off Florida

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. - Florida wildlife officials say they've spotted the first mothers and calves of the right whale calving season.

December 12, 2012 | Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


State’s quail population is looking good for season

Quail hunting season is under way, and the 2012-13 forecast looks good, particularly in south and east Georgia.

December 03, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Fish didn’t take Thanksgiving off

Hello, everyone. Sorry I missed you last weekend. I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving.

December 03, 2012 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Big game needs big food

Hello, friends and neighbors. Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving.

November 28, 2012 | Tight Line Jr. Fishing columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Tallulah Gorge still ‘Niagara of the South’

Until the "big dam" was built across Tallulah Gorge in 1913, people flocked from Atlanta and other Southern cities to stand on its nearly 1,000-foot high cliffs to see and listen to the rushing waters below, according to West Malenke, interpretive ranger at Tallulah Gorge State Park.

November 21, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Ogeechee named to water coalition’s ‘Dirty Dozen’

Georgia's leading water-protection group recently named its "Dirty Dozen" for 2012, exposing the worst offenses to Georgia's water. The sites range from an unnecessary reservoir in northeast Georgia to a tire dump in southwest Georgia.

November 21, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Fish still biting with cooler weather

Well, friends, the weather cooled off a little this past week, but that did not stop the fish from biting.

November 12, 2012 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife App now available

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia hunters, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts now have an app of their own.

November 12, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Good food for the tight-line life

Hi, friends and neighbors; hope you all are living the tight-line life. It is a good way to live all aspects of life, and if you do that, you may still have some line when you reach the end of your rope.

November 05, 2012 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Run-off vote set for eagle wildlife-tag design

During a recent internet vote to choose four new vehicle license plates, the voting was neck-and-neck between the two eagle designs that benefit wildlife conservation.

November 05, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Meetings on changes to Sapelo Island transportation rules, fee structure set

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is considering changes to the ferry-fee structure for certain guests. A modest rate increase is being considered to address increased operational costs and maintaining fiduciary responsibilities.

November 05, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Panola Mountain State Park to host deer hunt

STOCKBRIDGE - Georgia wildlife officials plan to hold a deer hunt at Panola Mountain State Park to control deer population in and around the park.

November 05, 2012 | The Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


Weather is working well for fishing

Hello, folks. I have to say that the weather is just right for fishing and going out on the river. If you have a boat, hook it up and head for the nearest location to put that baby in the water.

October 29, 2012 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


‘Becoming An Outdoors-Woman’ weekend workshops planned

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia women interested in the outdoors can develop their hunting, fishing, boating and other outdoor recreation skills through a new program series provided by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center.

October 29, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Gray’s Reef sanctuary seeks applicants

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for three seats on its advisory council representing the K-12 education and nonliving resources research communities and one citizen-at-large.

October 29, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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New complex adds services, gears up for summer

The Liberty County Community Complex is a busy place, and county officials say it is about to get even more foot traffic with tag-renewal services, summer library programs and the pool opening.

April 14, 2014 | Denise Etheridge | Outdoors/Recreation


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