ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens urges Georgians to keep fire safety in mind when enjoying activities such as grilling and camping this summer.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - As part of a long-term, nationwide survey, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is enlisting volunteers to begin collecting acoustic data from Georgia bats in the wild this month.
Hello, friends and fellow anglers. I know we have had some weather issues lately with the wind and rain.
Wilderness Southeast is offering private guided tours by boat and kayak across the Georgia Coast.
ATLANTA -A free app highlighting Georgia's State Parks and Wildlife Resources was recently ranked No. 34 in downloads on iTunes Apple store.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is accepting online applications for public quota hunts including deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others. The newly redesigned system now allows sportsmen and women of all ages to apply electronically for quota hunts including Adult/Child specialty hunts.
SAVANNAH - In celebration of World Oceans Day, Jacques Cousteau's birthday and the new "Sea Jellies of the Georgia Coast" exhibit, the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service will host free hands-on education programs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 9 at the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
FORSYTH - A warm winter and spring probably contributed to more snakes being seen this year, but there's no evidence that Georgia snake populations are increasing.
Beginning Monday, sportsmen who hold recreation, hunting or fishing permits for Fort Stewart or Hunter Army Airfield may renew them online through WebTrac at webtrac.mwr.army.mil/sites/ga.html.
Howdy, friends and neighbors. Hope you have enjoyed the holiday weekend thus far. Remember, if you plan on being out on the water this Memorial Day, make sure you have your craft in order. Have plenty of life vests, always carry a small tank of extra fuel and have lots of water and plenty to eat. It's always better to have too much than not enough. If you do have boat trouble, you will be ...
BRUNSWICK - DNR Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will close to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6 a.m. Friday through midnight on Sept. 30.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams announced that Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 6 a.m. Wednesday.
YORKTOWN, Va. – Several U.S. government agencies have announced an annual pass to active-duty service members and their dependents, granting free access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests and other public lands.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Stay sober and know the laws when operating a boat this holiday weekend, urges the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - With more time spent on the water as the weather warms up, it's important to remember the safety precautions to take during these recreational activities.
Local hunters Cassie Standard; her father, Jerome; and her uncle, Bubba Crowley, opened alligator season Sept. 7 by nabbing this 407-pound, 12-foot gator. Cassie Standard said it was the biggest gator the trio had seen or taken down. Standard, an avid bow hunter, hit the gator with an arrow. She said they had to get another line on the gator and had to nab him with a giant treble hook, a harpoon and finally finish ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those needing a hunter-education course before deer season have three options to make that happen.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. – Tybee Island, Georgia, is set to host the 9th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest on Oct. 10-13, bringing plenty of swashbuckling family-friendly fun. Every Columbus Day weekend, Tybee Island transforms into a lively pirate village, celebrating the colorful seafaring history of the Georgia coast.
SAVANNAH, GA. -- Visitors to Savannah's Skidaway Island State Park can now sleep in air-conditioned comfort thanks to new camper cabins. The three mini-cabins each offer a screened porch, bathroom with shower, kitchen, master bedroom and kids' sleeping loft. Guests bring their own linens, cooking supplies and sense of adventure. Outside, they'll find a picnic table, grill and fire ring surrounded by beautiful Live Oaks and Spanish moss. Skidaway Island State Park offers a wide ...
Archery enthusiasts have a new range to visit now that the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center (CEWC) Archery Range officially opened today, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Free celebrations are planned in the area for National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 28, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
COVINGTON - The Georgia Wildlife Federation, through the Foundation's State Giving Program, last week received a $35,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to assist with Georgia Hunters for the Hungry.
Local hunting show "Hunten Ham Horn Feather" will air at 8 a.m. Sunday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Deer-hunting season opens Saturday statewide.
The city of Hinesville will host its first 5K run/walk to benefit mental-health patients and build awareness at 8 a.m. Saturday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park.
SOCIAL CIRCLE -Waterfowl hunting season dates and regulations have been approved for the 2013-2014 season by the Board of Natural Resources.
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.