SOCIAL CIRCLE - The upcoming Labor Day holiday is expected to bring people to the water to celebrate for one more warm-weather weekend.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The 2013-14 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division recently announced.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - All hunters interested in participating in a deer-quota hunt need to complete an online application that must be in before midnight Sept. 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Women interested in the outdoors, but perhaps with little-to-no outdoor knowledge, can discover hunting, fishing, boating and other recreational skills through a program series provided by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center.
ATLANTA - Dirty Spokes Productions is sponsoring a Georgia State Parks trail-running series throughout 2013.
Hello, friends and neighbors. I hope everyone had a nice Fourth of July holiday. It certainly was warm and sunny and a great time to be out on the river.
BRUNSWICK - Despite a dip in nest totals, wood-stork nesting continued strong in Georgia this spring and summer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Starting this month, any Georgia resident who has a boat registered with the state can fish on their birthday, as well as for two days after, as part of their boat registration fee.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those interested in applying for an alligator hunt this year need to get their online quota applications in before midnight July 31.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review a proposed rule establishing a special opportunity turkey season for youth ages younger than 16 years of age and mobility-impaired persons.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Nongame Conservation Section of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a Georgia third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private-school teacher who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.
Every year, Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics and the Fourth of July.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - As part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities related to boating under the influence, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is giving sportsmen another way to connect through the location-based social-media network Foursquare.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Fishing Tackle Loaner Program, offered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division and State Parks and Historic Sites, is providing loaner fishing poles and stocked tackle boxes to visitors for free.
ATLANTA - Those who love lazy summer days and sleeping under the stars can save money with camping deals from Georgia's state parks.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently approved a request by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries to allow limited recreational harvesting of red snapper in federal waters, according to Doug Haymans, policy coordinator with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
In an effort to educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association (GWRA) has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide Wildlife Hotline. Barely two months old, the toll-free number has had even more of an impact than expected. Calls average between 25 per day, but the organization reports that they have received as many as 50 on some days.
BRUNSWICK - Brendin Page of Savannah is the newest Georgia saltwater game fish record-holder after landing a 205-pound, 8-ounce swordfish while fishing offshore May 31.
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