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Video shows cougar drag deer off family’s porch

Editor's note: Some viewers may find the video disturbing since it shows dead wildlife so watch at your discretion.

December 24, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Tips to allow you to trail run all through the winter

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Cold temperatures and snow-covered trails mean most runners hang up their shoes for the season or jump onto treadmills. Yet, empty trails and frosted scenery lure adventurous runners to jog through the winter months.

December 22, 2016 | Carolyn Webber KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


First Day Hike at Darien state park

Fort King George in Darien will host First Day Hikes at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1.

December 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Shad season opens on Jan. 2

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. Jan. 2, for opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division. The season runs through midnight March 31.

December 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


State hosts its first ever conference on changing climate

JEKYLL ISLAND - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources hosted the state's first Climate Conference here early last month, drawing 217 participants from universities, state agencies, local governments, federal agencies, nonprofits and the private sector.

December 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Get your national park fix this winter from home

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — While many people rightly lament the advent of technology and how it encroaches on a previously untarnished wilderness experience, tech in the outdoors presents some unique, positive results. One of those positive results are the many live stream cameras placed in strategic locations across the nation’s 58 national parks.

December 21, 2016 | Spencer Durrant KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Merry Christmas, folks

Hello Friends,

December 19, 2016 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Tips to keep your dog warm, protect its feet in winter

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — A favorite summer trail covered in snow refreshes both body and soul. The same holds true for my hiking companions, but for my dogs, the conditions mean simple preparation against the elements: booties and a jacket.

December 15, 2016 | Michael Radice KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Product review: 6 gift ideas for the outdoorsy person in your life

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — The first major storms of the season have finally arrived and it’s beginning to look a bit like Christmas. Of course, it’s yet to be seen whether this will be a mild winter or if it will have enough of a wallop to help with our snowpack problems.

December 14, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Video shows bull elk battle in a snowstorm

BENEZETTE, Pa. — Now that the rut is over, there aren’t as many reasons for elk to engage in the kinds of epic fights that we have featured earlier this fall. But bulls will be bulls, so there will always be some clashes.

December 12, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


How to build the best bonfire

Editor's note: Before building a fire, always be sure you know wind conditions and that you will be able to keep the fire under control. Also make sure you are building the fire in a public area that allows fires.

December 07, 2016 | Spencer Durrant KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Gill Park a step closer to reality

After several years of searching for the right spot, the residents of Fleming will finally have their own local park. Friday's groundbreaking ceremony meant families will soon be playing at Gill Park named after life-long residents Joseph Fillmore Gill Sr., and Bedie Haymans Gill.

December 06, 2016 | Patty Leon | Outdoors/Recreation


Gill Park a step closer to reality

After several years of searching for the right spot, the residents of Fleming will finally have their own local park. Friday's groundbreaking ceremony meant families will soon be playing at Gill Park named after life-long residents Joseph Fillmore Gill Sr., and Bedie Haymans Gill.

December 04, 2016 | Patty Leon | Outdoors/Recreation


Having a healthy holiday

'Tis the season to eat all the foods, enjoy all the parties and indulge in all things. That’s what makes the holidays wonderful and horrible at the same time. It starts with Halloween, but it ramps up to warp speed between Thanksgiving and New Year’s.

November 30, 2016 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Video shows epic battle between rival bucks

It’s not unusual for deer and other large animals to fight during the rut, as dominant males and younger contenders battle for mates and territory.

November 27, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


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State Parks open during the holidays

ATLANTA, November 8, 2017 – This holiday season, walk off that extra slice of pie with a heart-pumping hike. All of Georgia's state parks are ...

November 12, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Review: Outdoor products for families this fall

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — The summer road trip season may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean family excursions are coming to a halt ...

November 09, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Sansavilla WMA project near finish

The Department of Natural Resources announced the closing of the final phase of land purchased for the Sansavilla Wildlife Management Area in an Oct. 16 ...

October 31, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Restocked, repaired, Ocmulgee fishing area reopens

Anticipating up to 20,000 users each year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division reopened the Ocmulgee Public Fishing Area, giving boaters ...

October 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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