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Service wants more info on gopher tortoise

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced a clarification of its public information request originally made in its Sept. 9, 2009, gopher tortoise 90-day finding notice, and its extension of the official public comment period.

January 18, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Contest is open to student artists

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites student artists to submit artwork for the 2010 Junior Duck Stamp competition. Entries must be postmarked by March 15.

January 18, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


WILD facts: Owl insights

Four species of owls live in Georgia year-round: great-horned, barred, barn and eastern screech. These birds of prey use their excellent hearing and eyesight to hunt at night.

January 18, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


It’s cold, so head for deeper waters

Hello, everyone. Tight Line Jr. here, trying to keep warm in the chilly weather. I hope everyone had a great holiday season and had fun ringing in the New Year.

January 11, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Cold affects local industries

Shrimping season ends a little early

January 11, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Marine life huddles in Florida

APOLLO BEACH, Fla. - More than 200 manatees are wintering in a balmy canal outside a power plant, the latest exotic Florida animals seeking refuge from the state's frigid temperatures.

January 11, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Japanese angler ties largemouth bass record

DANIA BEACH, Fla. - A Japanese man is being credited with tying the 77-year-old world record for catching the biggest largemouth bass.

January 11, 2010 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Ga. solar projects get $4.5M

ATLANTA - State officials say solar energy projects are receiving $4.5 million with Georgia's Clean Energy Property Rebate Program.

December 21, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Create memories in nature

The weather may be chilly, but it's still a great time to get outside and see birds, mammals and a host of other wildlife species in your own neighborhood.

December 21, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Gift help for the boater in your life

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Coast Guard, as a public service to holiday gift shoppers, announced last week its recommended gift ideas for 12 nautical days of Christmas.

December 21, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Fish don’t mind cold

Hello, everyone. Tight Line Jr. here. Ol' Tight line says hello to everyone and hopes you are out there catching some fish.

December 21, 2009 | Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Who who who is in that tree?

These two owls were found perched in a tree in the Lake Gale area near Windy Oaks Lane.

December 14, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Now that’s one big amberjack

Jeff Bentley and his son Colin, 4, were out on Captain Judy's charter boat a couple weeks ago when the youngster landed this amberjack. Capt. Judy said when Colin got the amberjack into the boat he couldn't take his eyes off it. It wasn't the only fish Colin caught that day, but it was certainly the biggest.

December 14, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Cave closures key to slowing deadly disease

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed a report recommending closing human access to caves and mines where bats with white-nose syndrome are hibernating in an area more than 250 miles from other WNS-affected caves and mines. The report also recommends limiting human access to unaffected caves and mines. These recommendations presume that WNS spreads not only from bat-to-bat, but also is spread by human activity.

December 14, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


New National Zoo chief from Atlanta

ATLANTA - The National Zoo in Washington is getting its new director from Zoo Atlanta.

December 14, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


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State DNR sets 2017 waterfowl seasons

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters can begin making waterfowl season plans now that the 2017-2018 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations were approved by the Board ...

July 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


State wildlife division seeking volunteers

Ever wanted to work with or for wildlife? There are many ways to get involved with wildlife by becoming a volunteer with the Georgia Department ...

July 19, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Reasons to run when you travel

For three weeks, my family and I traveled around the Baltic, focusing most of our attention and time in Copenhagen. Since none of us had ...

July 17, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Review: 8 outdoor products for summer adventures

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Temperatures are soaring and higher-altitude destinations are finally becoming accessible. That’s the perfect recipe for a jaunt in the mountains.

July 17, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Video captures bizarre ‘slap fight’ between bucks

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tennessee — It’s common for deer, elk and moose to fight during the rut, with dominant males and younger contenders battling for mates ...

July 15, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


How to spot shishitos, bad gasoline, sunflower varities

Q: Are shishito peppers hot or sweet?

July 11, 2017 | Arty Schronce Coastal Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Getting to know canna lilies, heliotropes

Q: Someone gave me a tall canna lily with narrow petals. I am used to ones with large flowers. I was told it was an ...

July 05, 2017 | Arty Schronce Coastal Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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