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Georgia trails, parks offer great cycling opportunities

ATLANTA - As winter drags on and those New Year's resolutions start to fall by the wayside, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources makes it a little easier to stick with your commitment to spend more time outdoors.

February 08, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Annual bird count begins Feb. 12

Bird watchers coast to coast are invited to take part in the 13th annual Great Backyard Bird Count on Feb. 12-15. Participants in the free event will join thousands of volunteers counting birds in their own backyards, local parks or wildlife refuges.

February 08, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Cut strokes off your game

One way to cut a few slices off your golf game is to get fit and maintain it with exercise. "There is a direct relationship between golf and your overall physical well being," Dr. Jacques Beauchamp, cofounder of Spine and Sport Prevention, told members of the Hinesville Rotary Club Tuesday. The physical therapy clinic, headquartered in Effingham County, has branches throughout the area, including one in Hinesville, which is building a three-story building in an office park near Liberty Regional Medical Center. Beauchamp said regular exercise will build up anyone's strength, flexibility and endurance, all which can help golfers ...

February 01, 2010 | Pat Watkins | Outdoors/Recreation


Use artificial bait during cold weather

Hello everybody, Tight Line Jr. here. Not much been going on lately with the cold weather and cold water. Ol' Tight Line and I think things should start to pick up around the end of the month. But here is a tip for ya'll: Artificial bait works well this time of year. Pick your choice as long as they can smell it.

February 01, 2010 | Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Service wants more info on gopher tortoise

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced a clarification of its public information request originally made in its Sept. 9, 2009, gopher tortoise 90-day finding notice, and its extension of the official public comment period.

January 18, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Contest is open to student artists

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites student artists to submit artwork for the 2010 Junior Duck Stamp competition. Entries must be postmarked by March 15.

January 18, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


WILD facts: Owl insights

Four species of owls live in Georgia year-round: great-horned, barred, barn and eastern screech. These birds of prey use their excellent hearing and eyesight to hunt at night.

January 18, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


It’s cold, so head for deeper waters

Hello, everyone. Tight Line Jr. here, trying to keep warm in the chilly weather. I hope everyone had a great holiday season and had fun ringing in the New Year.

January 11, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Cold affects local industries

Shrimping season ends a little early

January 11, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Marine life huddles in Florida

APOLLO BEACH, Fla. - More than 200 manatees are wintering in a balmy canal outside a power plant, the latest exotic Florida animals seeking refuge from the state's frigid temperatures.

January 11, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Japanese angler ties largemouth bass record

DANIA BEACH, Fla. - A Japanese man is being credited with tying the 77-year-old world record for catching the biggest largemouth bass.

January 11, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Ga. solar projects get $4.5M

ATLANTA - State officials say solar energy projects are receiving $4.5 million with Georgia's Clean Energy Property Rebate Program.

December 21, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Create memories in nature

The weather may be chilly, but it's still a great time to get outside and see birds, mammals and a host of other wildlife species in your own neighborhood.

December 21, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Gift help for the boater in your life

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Coast Guard, as a public service to holiday gift shoppers, announced last week its recommended gift ideas for 12 nautical days of Christmas.

December 21, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Fish don’t mind cold

Hello, everyone. Tight Line Jr. here. Ol' Tight line says hello to everyone and hopes you are out there catching some fish.

December 21, 2009 | Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


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DNR asks Young birders, artists to compete

It's time for young birders to hone their bird-identifying skills to prepare for the annual Georgia Youth Birding Competition, set for April 27–28.

February 16, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR brochure has vacation travel tips

ATLANTA - With spring around the corner, many of us are thinking ahead to warmer weather and weekend escapes.

February 08, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Simple strategies to help keep healthy resolutions

We’re well into the new year. How are those healthy resolutions coming? Feeling overwhelmed? Not seeing as much progress as you’d like? Marathons ...

February 05, 2018 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Review: Camping gear for the great outdoors

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Whether you're camping in the snow or trekking in warmer weather, this can be the perfect time of year for an ...

February 01, 2018 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Shrimp season closes off state

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced last week that shrimping off the coast of Georgia has been closed.

January 31, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Video shows small dog chasing a 10-foot crocodile

GOAT ISLAND, AUSTRALIA — A new YouTube video shows just how bold a dog can be when protecting its domain.

January 30, 2018 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


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