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Bats play critical role in nature

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Although recent headlines may help perpetuate fear of bats, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants to remind those who are unfamiliar with the creatures that bats are an important part of nature.

October 05, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Local hunters bag 9-foot gator

Former Liberty County Lady Panther softball pitcher Cassie Standard and her father, softball coach Jerome Standard, were alligator hunting a few weeks ago when Cassie nailed this nine-foot, 220-pound gator with a single arrow straight throught the swamp monster's eye.

September 28, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


WILD facts: Checking in on box turtles

Box turtles travel through the woods and cross roads more frequently after heavy rains. The soaked soil brings worms, snails and insects to the surface, allowing for easy pickings. Other foods include mushrooms, berries and carrion.

September 28, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Report manatee sightings to fish and wildlife services

Reports of manatee sightings outside Florida, as far north as Massachusetts and as far west as Texas, are becoming more frequent.

September 28, 2009 | Staff report Experts say ’09 has been deadly for sea creatures | Outdoors/Recreation


Enjoy the game while munching on crab wraps

How is everyone this week? Tight Line Jr. here, and Ol' Tight Line and I are sitting around talking about the high tides with the crescent moon. Now that gives a whole new meaning to high tide. But come high tide, rain or muddy water, fish still have to eat, so get out there and feed them.

September 21, 2009 | Allen and Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia hunters team up to help fight hunger

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Since 1993, hunters have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need through the Georgia Hunters for the Hungry program. This successful program celebrated serving its one-millionth meal in 2007 and continues to provide opportunities during hunting season for hunters to share their harvest with those in need.

September 21, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


WILD facts: rodent pointers

The term "rodent" often is used when referring to a mouse or rat.

September 21, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Festivals, nice weather mean fall is in the air

Hello, everyone. Tight Line Jr. here letting y'all know that Ol' Tight Line and I are sitting on the porch enjoying the lovely weather.

September 14, 2009 | Allen and Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Free admission during ‘Save My State Parks Day’

ATLANTA - Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites announces "Save My State Parks Day" on Sept. 26. In honor of National Public Lands Day, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced that no parking or admission fees will be charged at state parks and historic sites on that date.

September 14, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Perdue proclaims ‘Girls Golf Day’

ATLANTA - Georgia governor Sonny Perdue has proclaimed Saturday, Sept. 19 "Girls Golf Day" in Georgia. On that day, the Georgia State Golf Association, Georgia Junior Golf Foundation and Girls Scouts of America are teaming up to provide instructional clinics at eight sites across Georgia.

September 14, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Never know when you might land a rare catch

Hello, everybody. Tight Line Jr. here, and Ol' Tight Line says hello as well.

September 07, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Archery deer hunting season opens Sept. 12

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Deer season is considered the most popular time of year for Georgia hunters, and this year archers get a peek at the herd beginning Saturday, Sept. 12.

September 07, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Skidaway Marine Science Day scheduled for Oct. 10

An afternoon of marine science program, displays, tours and activities - Skidaway Marine Science Day 2008 - will

September 07, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Help keep boating accidents down

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Boaters are sure to flood Georgia's waterways this Labor Day weekend, bringing the summer boating season to an unofficial end.

August 31, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Fall is the perfect time to land that nice, big catch

Hello, everyone. Tight Line Jr. here. Ol' Tight Line says hello and hopes everyone is catching some fish.

August 31, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


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Armstrong students release diamondback terrapins on Tybee Island

Armstrong State University student members of the Terrapin Educational Research Program of Savannah (TERPS) recently gathered on Tybee Island to release 17 diamondback terrapins into ...

May 18, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Tips on wildflowers, water conservation, strawberries

Question: I sowed a wildflower mix I bought at a garden center. It has done well and has lots of things blooming now. Can you ...

May 18, 2017 | Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black Coastal Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Fleming angler catches record little tunny

BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced Friday that a men's record for the heaviest little tunny, Euthynnus alletteratus, has been set by ...

May 15, 2017 | Georgia DNR Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Review: 8 outdoor clothing and accessories to check out

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — As spring shakes out its final batch of storms, there are clear skies and warmer weather on the horizon. Not to mention ...

May 13, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Why running is the best gift my kids have given me

I love a good origin story. How superheroes became super is more interesting to me than what they do with those powers. How Steve Jobs ...

May 09, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Healthy Kids Day Saturday

SAVANNAH, GA May 1, 2017-On Saturday, May 6, all locations within the YMCA of Coastal Georgia are holding free community events to inspire more ...

May 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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