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Cruising down the avenue on the island

Editor's note: Throughout the summer, the Courier's sports section will highlight fun family activities that are in Liberty County or a short drive away. This week, we feature three ways to travel around St. Simons Island - on scooters, in golf carts or by pedal power.

May 29, 2013 | Patty Leon | Outdoors/Recreation


Scooter facility offers family fun

Editors note: Throughout the summer, the Courier's sports section will highlight fun family activities that are in Liberty County or a short drive away. This week, we will feature three ways to travel around St. Simons Island - on scooters, in golf carts or by pedal power. First up is Your Moped Operandi.

May 27, 2013 | By Patty Leon | Outdoors/Recreation


Give beach birds plenty of space to nest

BRUNSWICK - Those getting ready for a summer vacation on Georgia's coast need to remember many wildlife species depend on the beach.

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


Start park lodges under new management

Four of Georgia State Parks' lodges and resorts are or soon will be under new management, according to State Parks Director Becky Kelley.

May 14, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Water’s heating up, which means fish are biting

Howdy, friends and fellow anglers. We sure have had some nice weather here lately. The water temperature is up to 66 degrees at Gray's reef, and the fish are biting.

May 06, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Watch out for manatees, turtles this season

BRUNSWICK - With sea-turtle and manatee sightings on the rise on Georgia's coast, boaters should be on the lookout for these big and rare animals.

May 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing opportunities abound in area

For a memorable day of fishing, an angler might take along a fishing partner, preferably a youngster or wheelchair-bound adult who yearns for the chance to reel in a big one.

April 26, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Deer season not being shortened

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and others recently may have heard one of multiple news sources claim that the deer season length was to be reduced in the 2013-14 hunting year.

April 16, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR proposes hunting law changes

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and other interested citizens can review proposed changes to hunting regulations for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 hunting seasons.

April 15, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


The time is right for some oysters

Hello everyone, hope you're having a good weekend.

March 04, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


State-record yellow perch caught on Savannah River

THOMSON - Thomas Lewis of Grovetown reeled in the new state-record yellow perch Feb. 27 from the Savannah River, just below Clarks Hill Dam.

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


Natural Resource Discovery Day planned in Savannah

National Resource Discovery Day, an event centered on wildlife-profession education, will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge visitor center.

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


Last trip with Dad was something special

Howdy, friends and fellow anglers. I would like to dedicate this week's article to my father, Old Tight Line, or Capt. Allen Friley Branch, a great fisherman and fine father. This one's for you, Dad.

February 18, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Savannah-Ogeechee Canal holds ‘super museum’ day

During the early part of the 19th century, it was easier to move farm and timber products by water than land. Rivers and man-made canals were the highways of early Georgia.

February 18, 2013 | Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Hunter-ed grads get free use of ranges

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunter-education graduates can "give it a shot" with a free three-month pass to any of the 18 Department of Natural Resources shooting ranges in Georgia.

February 05, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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Shrimp under the weather, but safe

Hello, friends and neighbors all around the coastal region.

September 15, 2014 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Former Sunbury resident rewarded for role in helping to convict an arsonist

Randy Bishop of Georgia Arson Control on Wednesday presented former Sunbury resident Willow Duncan with a $2,500 check for her role in convicting the arsonist who burned down an abandoned store in Sunbury.

September 15, 2014 | Jeremy McAbee | Outdoors/Recreation


Volunteers sought for state parks day

Free admission, dozens of volunteer projects and family-friendly events await Georgia State Park and Historic Site visitors on Your State Parks Day, set for Saturday, Sept. 27.

September 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Mottled ducks subject of new research project

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Have satellite, will travel and, luckily, will provide data.

September 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Emerging disease confirmed in wild Ga. snake

A disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia.

September 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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