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State sets waterfowl seasons

SOCIAL CIRCLE -Waterfowl hunting season dates and regulations have been approved for the 2013-2014 season by the Board of Natural Resources.

September 04, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Officials urge caution on water

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The upcoming Labor Day holiday is expected to bring people to the water to celebrate for one more warm-weather weekend.

August 29, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


New hunting law books available

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The 2013-14 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division recently announced.

August 28, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Deadline near for quota deer hunts

SOCIAL CIRCLE - All hunters interested in participating in a deer-quota hunt need to complete an online application that must be in before midnight Sept. 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.

August 27, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Program teaches women outdoor-recreation skills

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Women interested in the outdoors, but perhaps with little-to-no outdoor knowledge, can discover hunting, fishing, boating and other recreational skills through a program series provided by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center.

August 26, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Parks trail-running series planned

ATLANTA - Dirty Spokes Productions is sponsoring a Georgia State Parks trail-running series throughout 2013.

July 25, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Cold crab dip perfectly battles a hot day

Hello, friends and neighbors. I hope everyone had a nice Fourth of July holiday. It certainly was warm and sunny and a great time to be out on the river.

July 22, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Spring rains spread wood-stork nesting

BRUNSWICK - Despite a dip in nest totals, wood-stork nesting continued strong in Georgia this spring and summer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

July 22, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR unwraps birthday bonus for boat owners

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Starting this month, any Georgia resident who has a boat registered with the state can fish on their birthday, as well as for two days after, as part of their boat registration fee.

July 22, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Deadline approaching for alligator quota hunts

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those interested in applying for an alligator hunt this year need to get their online quota applications in before midnight July 31.

July 22, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hearings set for turkey-season proposal

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review a proposed rule establishing a special opportunity turkey season for youth ages younger than 16 years of age and mobility-impaired persons.

July 10, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Grant offered for good conservation teacher

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Nongame Conservation Section of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a Georgia third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private-school teacher who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.

July 10, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Safety tips for grilling, using campfires

Every year, Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics and the Fourth of July.

July 03, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Operation Dry Water under way in Georgia

SOCIAL CIRCLE - As part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities related to boating under the influence, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend.

July 01, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR shooting ranges now on Foursquare

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is giving sportsmen another way to connect through the location-based social-media network Foursquare.

July 01, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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Articles by Section - Outdoors/Recreation


Input wanted for seatrout management

BRUNSWICK - The Finfish Advisory Panel of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reviewing the status of spotted seatrout in Georgia, and the group is seeking public input about harvest regulations through an online survey.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Camping deals available for state parks

ATLANTA - Those who love lazy summer days and sleeping under the stars can save money with camping deals from Georgia's state parks.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Limited red snapper season opens

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently approved a request by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries to allow limited recreational harvesting of red snapper in federal waters, according to Doug Haymans, policy coordinator with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

July 15, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Wildlife Rescue has busy baby season

In an effort to educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association (GWRA) has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide Wildlife Hotline. Barely two months old, the toll-free number has had even more of an impact than expected. Calls average between 25 per day, but the organization reports that they have received as many as 50 on some days.

July 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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