ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens urges Georgians to keep fire safety in mind when enjoying activities such as grilling and camping this summer.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - As part of a long-term, nationwide survey, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is enlisting volunteers to begin collecting acoustic data from Georgia bats in the wild this month.
Hello, friends and fellow anglers. I know we have had some weather issues lately with the wind and rain.
Wilderness Southeast is offering private guided tours by boat and kayak across the Georgia Coast.
ATLANTA -A free app highlighting Georgia's State Parks and Wildlife Resources was recently ranked No. 34 in downloads on iTunes Apple store.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is accepting online applications for public quota hunts including deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others. The newly redesigned system now allows sportsmen and women of all ages to apply electronically for quota hunts including Adult/Child specialty hunts.
SAVANNAH - In celebration of World Oceans Day, Jacques Cousteau's birthday and the new "Sea Jellies of the Georgia Coast" exhibit, the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service will host free hands-on education programs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 9 at the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
FORSYTH - A warm winter and spring probably contributed to more snakes being seen this year, but there's no evidence that Georgia snake populations are increasing.
Beginning Monday, sportsmen who hold recreation, hunting or fishing permits for Fort Stewart or Hunter Army Airfield may renew them online through WebTrac at webtrac.mwr.army.mil/sites/ga.html.
Howdy, friends and neighbors. Hope you have enjoyed the holiday weekend thus far.
BRUNSWICK - DNR Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will close to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6 a.m. Friday through midnight on Sept. 30.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams announced that Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 6 a.m. Wednesday.
YORKTOWN, Va. – Several U.S. government agencies have announced an annual pass to active-duty service members and their dependents, granting free access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests and other public lands.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Stay sober and know the laws when operating a boat this holiday weekend, urges the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - With more time spent on the water as the weather warms up, it's important to remember the safety precautions to take during these recreational activities.
Hello, friends and neighbors. I hope everyone is doing well this fall season.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources sought to enhance offshore fishing opportunities with the recent deployment of materials at Artificial Reef KC, 9 nautical miles east of Wassaw Island.
With nearly 6,000 acres, including two lakes, Hard Labor Creek State Park is second in size only by F.D. Roosevelt State Park near Columbus, which boasts more thank 9,000 acres. But being second doesn't prevent this park from offering big fun to the thousands who visit each year.
Many of Georgia's 56 state parks and historic sites sit on prime real estate. Tugaloo State Park is one of them. It's on a wooded peninsula that touches the shores of the nearly 56,000-acre Lake Hartwell. Tugaloo is a water-sports paradise.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The period for public comments on Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division upcoming deer-management plan will end Friday.
A group of "modern-day treasure hunters" got the chance to camp out Saturday at Fort McAllister State Historic Park as part of the State Park system's geocaching program.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Given the amount of rainfall this spring and summer, there should be lots of water and plenty of places to go duck hunting later this month, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
The public shooting range at Richmond Hill Wildlife Management Area will close for an estimated two months beginning Nov. 15, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to the public for two full days, Friday-Saturday, while the refuge's annual deer hunt is being conducted.
The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge will host its 18th annual mobility-impaired hunt Tuesday and Wednesday. Fifteen hunters who are permanently confined to wheelchairs for mobility were selected to hunt deer and feral hogs on the refuge for the two-day event.
ATLANTA - Damon Elmore, an Atlanta-area HR executive and Georgia lawyer, is determined to put the wheels of his bike down in every Georgia county, hoping to raise more than $31,000 for the Georgia Legal Services Program and Willie Dean Ministries in Atlanta.
The Hinesville Hurricanes, a semi-professional football team, will have its annual pre-season team and coaches meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Live Oak Church of God, 296 Live Oak Church Road in Hinesville. This season, the team will participate in the Elite America Football league and begin play in February. Potential players, ages 18 and older, are encouraged to attend the meeting. The season will feature five home and five away games. For more information, call coach James Sharp at 912-269-0830 or coach Michael "Ice" Jones at 912-977-4375.
STATESBORO - The sixth annual Statesboro 5K Turkey Trot will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in Statesboro.