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Hunting show rescheduled

Local hunting show "Hunten Ham Horn Feather" will air at 8 a.m. Sunday.

September 12, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Archery deer season opens this weekend

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Deer-hunting season opens Saturday statewide.

September 11, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Run Saturday benefits mental-health hospitals

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.

September 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


State sets waterfowl seasons

SOCIAL CIRCLE -Waterfowl hunting season dates and regulations have been approved for the 2013-2014 season by the Board of Natural Resources.

September 04, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Officials urge caution on water

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The upcoming Labor Day holiday is expected to bring people to the water to celebrate for one more warm-weather weekend.

August 29, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


New hunting law books available

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.

August 28, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Deadline near for quota deer hunts

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.

August 27, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Program teaches women outdoor-recreation skills

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.

August 26, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Parks trail-running series planned

ATLANTA - Dirty Spokes Productions is sponsoring a Georgia State Parks trail-running series throughout 2013.

July 25, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Cold crab dip perfectly battles a hot day

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.

July 22, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Spring rains spread wood-stork nesting

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.

July 22, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR unwraps birthday bonus for boat owners

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.

July 22, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Deadline approaching for alligator quota hunts

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those interested in applying for an alligator hunt this year need to get their online quota applications in before midnight July 31.

July 22, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hearings set for turkey-season proposal

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.

July 10, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Grant offered for good conservation teacher

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.

July 10, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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Articles by Section - Outdoors/Recreation


5 adventures to go on during a visit to Phoenix

PHOENIX, Arizona — Phoenix offers wonderful opportunities for playing golf during the winter and early spring, but here are some lesser known adventures to experience on your next visit.

March 20, 2015 | Adam Straub KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Boone and Crockett announces new bighorn sheep world record

ALBERTA, Canada — What do black bears, grizzly bears, tule elk and non-typical whitetail deer all have in common? The world records for each animal, as recognized by the Boone and Crockett Club, were not taken by a hunter. Instead, the massive animals died of other causes and were found later and reported.

March 19, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Have You Seen This? Riding the white line



SCARY TOWN — I am not an extreme sport guy. I wish I were, it’d make me much cooler. In fact, my wife and I just got life insurance, and we were asked the following questions: Do you SCUBA dive? Do you skydive? Do you rock climb? Do you ski?

March 17, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Fond farewells to two dear friends

Hello, folks - Tight Line Jr. here, hoping everyone is staying warm and toasty.

March 16, 2015 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Forging friendships through running

Sitting in the car with the heater and seat warmers on full blast, I look out the window at a chilly scene. The wind is howling. The sky is gray. The water on the lake looks as choppy and uneven as my self-cut bangs in third grade. Awake since 4:30 a.m., I’ve already taught a strength training class, thrown a load of laundry in the washer and herded the girls to school. It’s always tempting to drive home and crawl under the covers, but I never do. No matter how tired I am, no matter how ...

March 16, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Research project tracking Golden Eagle

A high-tech research project helped along by a middle Georgia hunt club recently began tracking one of the state's most rare raptors – a golden eagle.

March 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


March events at Georgia State Parks and Historic sites

Below is a selection of March events at Georgia's State Parks & Historic Sites. For more programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks' web pages. More information on accommodations and recreation can be found at GeorgiaStateParks.org or 1-800-864-7275. You can also become a fan on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our monthly newsletter. Thank you for helping promote Georgia's natural and historic resources!

March 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Turkey season opens Saturday

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 11, 2015) – Cluck. Purr. Gobble. Have you been practicing your turkey calling skills? Hunters eager for the opening of turkey hunting season in Georgia certainly have. The highly anticipated day is Saturday, Mar. 21 and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division expects that the 2015 season should be a fair one.

March 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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