February 09, 2015
Joint Meeting of the Coastal Marshlands and Shore Protection Committees
Friday, February 27, 2015
Susan Shipman Environmental Learning Center
GA DNR Coastal Regional Office
One Conservation Way, Brunswick, GA 31520
February 02, 2015
Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's whelk trawl harvest season will open at 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 and close at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. DNR will continue its policy of requiring those who possess or fish for whelks with trawl gear in Georgia waters to have a no-cost letter of authorization, the signed original of which must remain onboard the vessel during fishing activities.
January 14, 2015
Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's food shrimp harvest season will close at 6:15 p.m. on January 15, 2015. Effective this date, Georgia's territorial waters are closed to power-drawn trawls. The closure also includes commercial and recreational cast netters, as well as persons using a beach seine to harvest food shrimp from waters open to the use of these gears.