Learn About Coastal Georgia

Learn About Coastal Georgia

Know the Connection

Find resources to learn about Coastal Georgia's ecology.

Marine Fishes of Georgia 

Click here to learn about popular sportfish, common fish, rays, pelagic fish, reef fish, sharks and more....

Fish Adaptation video lesson and activity instructions.

Click here to view a video in which Coastal Resources Division (CRD) marine biologist Paul Medders explains fish adaptations and will show you how to make your own fish using the knowledge you'll learn. Runtime: 24 minutes. 

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Click here to learn about the Coastal Resources Division's educational posters that are available free to the public.


Coastlines Georgia magazineCoastlines Georgia

Coastlines Georgia is the official quarterly publication of the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. You can access editions by clicking here.


Click here to learn about several events that Coastal Resources Division holds throughout the year: CoastFest, Beach Week, and Kids Fishing Events.


Click here to go to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources map where you can find out not only the locations of DNR- owned or -managed locations and useful information about these places. Think of this as a "one-stop shop" for planning your next trip to a DNR location.

Nature Trail

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A wonderful coastal treasure waits to be discovered at the DNR Coastal Resources Division (CRD) Headquarters ~~ the Earth Day Nature Trail! Take a journey through the Nature Trail and Marsh Walk and discover the wonders of our natural surroundings. Click here to learn more about the Nature Trail.  




Citizen Advisory Groups

The Coastal Resources Division relies on the input and advice from several citizen advisory groups: the Coastal Advisory Council, the Marine Fisheries Advisory Council, the Blue Crab Advisory Panel, the Shrimp Advisory Panel, and the FinFish Advisory Panel. Click here to learn more about the Citizen Advisory Groups. 

Mailing Lists

The Coastal Resources Division maintains electronic mailing lists for several topics of interest including beach advisories, recreational fishing, coastal incentive grants, letter of permission notifications, and more. 

Subscribe to e-mail lists by clicking here. e-mail icon

If you would prefer regulatory notices to be delivered to you by the U.S. Postal Service mail, click on one of the links below to fill out a request form.

  • Marine Fisheries Regulatory Mailing List - Notifies interested persons of proposed rule changes and dates/places of public hearings pertaining to marine fisheries. Click here to sign up for the Marine Fisheries Mailing List
  • Marsh and Shore Regulatory Mailing List - Notifies interested persons of proposed rule changes and dates/places of public hearings pertaining to marsh and shore regulations, marsh and shore permit applications, public hearings, Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee meetings, and Shore Protection Committee meetings.  Click here to sign up for the Marsh and Shore Mailing List