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Hunting, fishing license cost hike proposed

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants to know what people think about its proposed cost increases for hunting and fishing licenses.

June 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Peregrine falcon nest spotted in Ga.

TALLULAH FALLS - For the first time in nearly 80 years, a peregrine falcon nest in a natural setting has been spotted in Georgia.

June 08, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Ga. park system finalist for national award

ATLANTA - Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites was recently named a finalist for the 2015 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management - the most prestigious accolade a recreation agency can achieve. The award is sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association and the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration.

June 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


7 tips for hiking with kids

With summer vacation in full swing for most children, many parents are left with six hours in each weekday to fill.

June 07, 2015 | Arianne Brown KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Video shows bobcat attack turkey hunter

MANASSAS, Virginia ­— The next time you’re in the woods, you may want to think twice before taking your cellphone out of your pocket. A recent video suggests that the device may look enticing to a hungry bobcat.

June 06, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Women’s handgun class scheduled

MANSFIELD - Pistol manufacturer Glock and Georgia Department of Natural Resources staff will conduct a women's handgun class as part of the Beyond Becoming an Outdoors Woman series June 27-28 at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield.

June 03, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR announces opening of food-shrimp season

BRUNSWICK - Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, according to a news release.

June 01, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Sometimes, using a favorite spot differently yields results

Well, friends and neighbors, the temperature is rising and the fish are biting.

June 01, 2015 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


National Trails Day at Fort McAllister

Fort McAllister State Park will have National Trails Day events from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at 3894 Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill.

May 31, 2015 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Oyster harvest closes Monday

BRUNSWICK - Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will close to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6 a.m. Monday through midnight Sept. 30.

May 29, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Whiting is a hot catch these days

Hello, friends and neighbors all around the coastal area.

May 27, 2015 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Oyster harvest to close in state waters

BRUNSWICK - Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will close to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6 a.m., Monday through midnight Wednesday, Sept. 30.

May 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Fort Pulaski increasing entrance fees

SAVANNAH - Fort Pulaski National Monument will implement an entrance fee increase June 15, according to a news release.

May 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Need a way to help the miles pass by? Here's some podcasts to listen to while running

Warmer weather means more running for me, and while I love a good solo run, my thoughts quickly become boring and obnoxious, even to myself. A better option? Podcasts. A great podcast keeps the mind engaged and distracted while the feet are busy and the legs are burning. It’s like having a conversation without having to do any work. Here are a few of my current favorites. Notice: Only a couple are running related.

May 22, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Dates set for Eagles football camps

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz has announced the dates for six Eagle Invasion Football Camps in the summer of 2015 with locations across Georgia.

May 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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Caution urged on busy boating weekend

High boating traffic is expected this July Fourth holiday as thousands of boaters will be out on the water enjoying the holiday with family and friends.

July 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hot weather is a good time for tasty shrimp cocktail

Howdy, friends and neighbors all around the coastal area. Hope everyone is staying cool and hydrated.

July 01, 2015 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Product review: Outdoor gear for the summer

Warm weather is upon us and summer outings are in full swing. From breathable trail runners to high-performance life jackets, this article looks at a diverse selection of outdoor products that can handle the rigors of summer use.

June 29, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR hears about proposed license fee increases

A scattering of people from Bryan and surrounding counties turned out June 17 for a public forum on potential cost increases for hunting and fishing licenses in Georgia.

June 26, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Outdoors/Recreation


Product review: Strollers, toys and other itemts for family road trips and summer fun

The best family products out there merge performance and safety. They’re intuitive enough that anyone can use them, while also working just as they’re supposed to. And they’re also designed well enough that you can take them on the road without any problems.

June 26, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


State DNR holds forum on license-fee increase

A scattering of people from Bryan and surrounding counties turned out Wednesday for a public forum on potential cost increases for hunting and fishing licenses in Georgia.

June 22, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hearings on plan to help wildlife

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The draft of Georgia's revised State Wildlife Action Plan will be the focus of three meetings scheduled for public comment next month.

June 21, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Product review: Tree tents and other outdoor gear for the summer

Here is a diverse lineup of outdoor products that might be a good fit for your next adventure.

June 21, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Guyton woman catches record grey-snapper

BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced a new women's record for grey snapper, Lutjanus griseus, landed in Georgia by Becky Manley of Guyton.

June 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Advisory issued for St. Simons beach

The Glynn County Health Department has issued an advisory for East Beach at the old Coast Guard station (10th Street to Driftwood Drive) on St. Simons Island.

June 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


My reason to run is just to run

Eight years ago this month I finished my first real run.

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


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