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Brunswick man pleads guilty to acquiring loggerhead turtle eggs

BRUNSWICK - Lewis Jackson Sr., 58, of Brunswick, pled guilty Wednesday to acquiring loggerhead sea turtle eggs in violation of the Lacey Act.

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


Wildlife officials to decide on controversial bear hunts

MACON - As Georgia wildlife officials draft hunting regulations for the next two years, they will consider whether to change the rules for controversial Middle Georgia black bear hunts.

February 04, 2013 | The Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


‘At Waters Edge’ annual awards gala planned

SAVANNAH - Ogeechee Riverkeeper will present "At Waters Edge!," the 2013 annual awards gala, on Feb. 23 at Fort McAllister State Park.

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


Good fishing, recipe ahead of big game

Howdy, friends and neighbors. I hope the folks who had a three-day weekend really enjoyed it.

January 28, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


3 right whales saved from entanglement have babies

SAVANNAH - Researchers who monitor endangered right whales off the Atlantic coast are celebrating after spotting newborn calves belonging to three whales that years ago had to be rescued from entanglement in fishing gear.

January 28, 2013 | Russ Bynum The Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


New hunter-ed grads get free passes at shooting ranges

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunter-education graduates can "give it a shot" with a free three-month pass to any of the 18 Department of Natural Resources shooting ranges in Georgia.

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


Good fishing, good recipe

Hello, friends and fellow anglers. Hope all in well in your world. I would like to wish a belated Happy New Year to everyone.

January 14, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing is all about the whole experience

Hello, friends! Much has been written about sunrises and sunsets. Many people will argue about which the most beautiful is. I suppose your preference might depend on which area of the country you're from. The folks who live in places like Key West get the best of both worlds. However, here on the South Georgia coast, we get gorgeous sunrises and of the two, it is my preference.

December 24, 2012 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Berry College puts up eagle cam

FLOYD - Berry College is giving the public a chance to view its pair of bald eagles up close.

December 20, 2012 | Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


Proposed marina loses permit

SAVANNAH - A judge says a Georgia commission violated state rules protecting coastal marshes when it granted a permit for a new marina near Savannah without requiring proof the boat docks were needed.

December 12, 2012 | Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


Right whale, calf spotted off Florida

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. - Florida wildlife officials say they've spotted the first mothers and calves of the right whale calving season.

December 12, 2012 | Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


State’s quail population is looking good for season

Quail hunting season is under way, and the 2012-13 forecast looks good, particularly in south and east Georgia.

December 03, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Fish didn’t take Thanksgiving off

Hello, everyone. Sorry I missed you last weekend. I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving.

December 03, 2012 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Big game needs big food

Hello, friends and neighbors. Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving.

November 28, 2012 | Tight Line Jr. Fishing columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Tallulah Gorge still ‘Niagara of the South’

Until the "big dam" was built across Tallulah Gorge in 1913, people flocked from Atlanta and other Southern cities to stand on its nearly 1,000-foot high cliffs to see and listen to the rushing waters below, according to West Malenke, interpretive ranger at Tallulah Gorge State Park.

November 21, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


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Shrimp under the weather, but safe

Hello, friends and neighbors all around the coastal region.

September 15, 2014 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Former Sunbury resident rewarded for role in helping to convict an arsonist

Randy Bishop of Georgia Arson Control on Wednesday presented former Sunbury resident Willow Duncan with a $2,500 check for her role in convicting the arsonist who burned down an abandoned store in Sunbury.

September 15, 2014 | Jeremy McAbee | Outdoors/Recreation


Volunteers sought for state parks day

Free admission, dozens of volunteer projects and family-friendly events await Georgia State Park and Historic Site visitors on Your State Parks Day, set for Saturday, Sept. 27.

September 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Mottled ducks subject of new research project

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Have satellite, will travel and, luckily, will provide data.

September 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Emerging disease confirmed in wild Ga. snake

A disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia.

September 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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