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Get outside this summer

ATLANTA - Summer is the time to spend quality family time in the Georgia outdoors. But there's no need to invest in pricey day camps this year, simply pack a lunch, grab a towel or trail shoes and head to Georgia's State Parks for affordable recreation.

June 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Beach Week activities focus on coastal resources

BRUNSWICK - With summer in full swing, Georgia beaches from Savannah to the Golden Isles are destinations for visitors and residents.

June 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Reef becomes classroom for scientists

Located about 16 miles due east from Sapelo Island, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary is a haven for a marine life and a heaven for divers and anglers.

June 14, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Red snapper ban extended in SE Atlantic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Fishermen will be prohibited indefinitely from catching red snapper in federal waters from North Carolina down to the Florida Keys under a measure passed by a federal fisheries management council Wednesday.

June 14, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Gift ideas for the outdoor dad

ATLANTA - Georgia's State Parks and Historic Sites make finding the perfect Father's Day gift easy by providing affordable gift ideas suitable for every dad and grandfather.

June 14, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Ogeechee Riverkeeper schedules 2010 paddles

STATESBORO - Ogeechee Riverkeeper has announced the dates and locations for this summer's paddle trip series, which runs through September.

June 14, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Researchers use sonar to map stream habitat

SOCIAL CIRCLE - It's a question every researcher who studies fish or other aquatic life eventually faces:

June 07, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR: Georgia to open shrimp season Tuesday

BRUNSWICK - Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Chris Clark announced recently that Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 8. Effective on that date, commercial shrimp trawlers can operate in Georgia's territorial waters open to power-drawn trawls. Commercial and recreational cast netters, as well as people using beach seines can harvest shrimp from waters open to the use of these gears. Recreational and commercial cast net fishermen are reminded that they are required to use cast nets with a minimum mesh size of five-eighths of an inch.

June 07, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


State bans summer oyster harvests

BRUNSWICK (AP) - Georgia is banning commercial and recreational oyster harvesting during the summer months in an effort to reduce consumers' risk of getting sick from eating raw shellfish.

June 01, 2010 | Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


Great reports from Yellow Bluff Marina

Hello everyone, Tight Line Jr. here, sending well wishes to all you folks who fish and to all the people out there who just like to read the article.

May 31, 2010 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Ohoopee Dunes near Swainsboro to get make over

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Listed by nature columnist Charles Seabrook as No. 10 on the list of Georgia natural wonders to see before you die, the Ohoopee Dunes Natural Area in Emanuel County has long been considered a biodiversity hotspot by biologists.

May 31, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Alligator hunt permits to increase to 850

SOCIAL CIRCLE - For each of the past eight years, the number of applicants wishing to participate in an alligator quota hunt continues to grow.

May 31, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Kayak races to benefit Tybee science center

The 12th annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races to benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center is set for Saturday, June 12.

May 31, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Be careful on water this holiday weekend

On Memorial Day weekend one thing is certain, thousands of boaters and anglers will be out enjoying the holiday on state waters, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Last year there were 158 boating accidents and 13 boating incident related fatalities in Georgia, and conservation rangers made 177 boating under the influence arrests.

May 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


WILD Facts: Touch a toad, it’s not bad

All toads are frogs, but not all frogs are toads. While most frogs have moist, smooth skin and long legs for leaping, typical toads have dry, warty skin and short legs for hopping.

May 24, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


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Why it's hard when your gym closes

Fifteen years ago, pregnant with my first baby, I waddled my way into the gym close to my parents’ home. We were living in Las ...

December 11, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


State opens archery, air rifle range near Cordele

CORDELE - A new archery and air rifle range at Georgia Veterans State Park and Lake Blackshear Resort near Cordele is now available for archers, shooting ...

December 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Wanna race? Skip this sleeper Subaru

If you’re one of those drivers who wants to show others how fast your car is by challenging them, consider this article a warning ...

December 07, 2017 | Brian Champagne KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Outdoor company again wants to sponsor you to pick up litter

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — In 2016, Granite Gear made news by launching its Grounds Keepers program. Interested individuals submitted a short application, from which a nationwide ...

December 02, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR, construction company add scrap to fishing reef

BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently coordinated an enhancement of Camden County's Stafford Island Inshore Artificial Reef.

November 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Vessel with area history on 'Places in Peril' list

ATLANTA - A ship built on Sapelo Island in 1939 that plied the waters off Coastal Georgia for years, is on the Georgia Trust for Historic ...

November 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Show gratitude for health by moving

I love fall. Some reasons are obvious: changing leaves, crisp morning air, the smell of spice in the kitchen, cozy sweaters, evenings out by the ...

November 23, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


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