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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


Strike team concludes successful burn season

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Thanks to the hard work by seasonal - yet dedicated - professionals, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Nongame Conservation Section has burned 20,000 acres across the state.

May 24, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Take kids fishing — it’s fun for the whole family

Hello, everyone. Tight Line Jr. here, and it looks like I made the front page of the Courier this week.

May 24, 2010 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR plans three-day archery camp

WAYCROSS - Designed with everything outdoors in mind, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division's 3-day archery camp aims to educate and engage adventurous youth. Registration is now open for the camp, which is scheduled for Tuesday-Thursday, June 1-3, at Laura S. Walker State Park in Waycross, Georgia.

May 24, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Nice catch, release on Ossabaw

While fishing in the surf off Ossabaw Island Capt. Eric Adamski of GeorgiaSaltwaterCharters.com brought a bull redfish to the boat. In fact, Adamski caught three of these huge fish that day.

May 20, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


WILD Facts: Life in a shell is not so bad

Turtles may crawl out of their shells in cartoons, but not in real life. A turtle's backbone is built into the top of its shell, which is called the carapace. When threatened, a turtle often pulls in its head, tail and legs for protection.

May 17, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


10-minute fight worth it for a 15-pounder

Well, hello, friends and fellow anglers. I hope everything is going fine in your world.

May 17, 2010 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Grant money will help Georgia track arsonists

The Georgia Forestry Commission has been awarded a federal grant that enhances the safety of residents by strengthening the agency's forest arson investigation program.

May 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Ga. gets $71K to keep waters clean, healthy

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acting Director Rowan Gould recently announced $12.8 million will be awarded to 31 states under the Clean Vessel Act grant program in 2010. The grants will be used to fund the construction and installation of sewage pump-out facilities and floating restrooms, to purchase pump-out boats and to provide educational programs for recreational boaters, as they have been since the program's inception in the early 1990s.

May 17, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Wild Facts: Hummers returning

After wintering in Mexico and Central America, ruby-throated hummingbirds are appearing again in Georgia. Welcome them with some fresh sugar solution in a clean hummingbird feeder (basin-style feeders are easier to keep clean than the inverted bottle kind). Just dissolve one part sugar in four parts water and cool before filling your feeder.

May 10, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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Sorority sets bowling social for Feb. 25

The Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting a free Go Red bowling event from 3-7 p.m. Feb. 25 at Marne ...

February 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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


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