No part of the Georgia coast is protected from pollution by plastics and other debris. That is one finding of a study conducted by Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientists Jay Brandes and Dick Lee. They studied collections from beach clean-up programs by environmental groups like Clean Coast and the Tybee Beautification Association and Rivers Alive. They found that while beach-sweep programs at populated spots like Tybee Island collect the most plastic, even sweeps in relatively ...
Well, wishing everyone a belated Happy Fourth of July. I hope you had a good one. The fireworks show at Half Moon Marina was excellent.
BRUNSWICK - The Coastal Resources Division has formed a finfish advisory panel to advise the Department of Natural Resources in matters related to management of saltwater finfish species such as spotted seatrout and red drum.
BRUNSWICK - A see-saw cycle of drought in early spring and heavy rains in late spring and the start of summer resulted in fewer wood stork nests and young in south Georgia this year.
Local angler Jackie Brookins caught these two fish while angling out at Isle of Wight last weekend. The spottail bass and red fish both measured 23 inches long.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced last week that the women's record for the heaviest tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, has been awarded to Pam H. Page of Savannah.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Wear a life jacket, boat sober and stay alert during the Fourth of July holiday, urges the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
Well, friends and neighbors, looks like the rain has passed, but the weather report is 6-to-8-foot seas. Be careful if you are out there this weekend.
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.
Four of Georgia State Parks' lodges and resorts are or soon will be under new management, according to State Parks Director Becky Kelley.
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