Coastlines Georgia

Coastlines Georgia

Coastlines Georgia is the official quarterly publication of the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. You can access editions below by clicking the download link for a PDF or the e-reader link for a page-view version.

 


Coastlines Georgia Vol. 5, Issue 1Volume 5, Issue 1 (May 2022)

Content:

  • Welcome (back) to Coastlines
  • Remembering John Pafford
  • Surf fishing for whiting
  • Kids Fishing, CoastFest return as in-person events
  • Shrimp season on the horizon as CRD celebrates 20,000 trawls
  • Let's Make a Deal: Out Best for Yours this Summer
  • 'A-' for Georgia Coast on annual report card
  • Georgia Shellfish Farming: Concept to Table
  • Fishing guide shares tarpon tips for a sustainable future
  • Making a splash: CRD leverages partnerships in new reefs
  • Beach program ready for summer
  • Time to Prepare (for hurricane season)
  • Runoff reduction targets pollution
  • Seasons of the Saltmarsh: Cordgrass and Spartina
  • Man sets new record for dolphin
  • Vermilion snapper has new record
  • Et Cetera (news briefs)

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Historical Editions of Coastlines Georgia:


CoverVolume 1, Number 1 (February-March 1978)

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Contents:

  • Editorial: This view of the coast
  • Coastal Zone Management Update
  • Coastal fisheries update
  • Shrimp report
  • Artificial reefs: Saltwater sportfishing update
  • SBA loans to Georgia shrimpers
  • Oyster restoration program
  • Coastal Resources program
  • Law Enforcement update
  • Coastal Marshlands Protection update
  • EPD coordinates with Kings Bay review
  • New EPD program considers drinking water laws
  • Historical poster at Fort King George
  • Skidaway Island State Park
  • State Geological Survey of Coastal shallow aquifers
  • Georgia's barrier islands: Their history and management
  • Summary of county positions on CZM legislation

 


Volume 1, Number 2 (April-May 1978)

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Contents:

  • Coastal Zone Management Advisory Council
  • Editorial: Gov. George Busbee
  • Dedication: Patrick Campbell Adams (1947-1978)
  • Coastal Resources Update (Blue crab, shrimp, sportfishing, Coastal Marshlands Protection Update)
  • Law Enforcement updates (North and South)
  • Offshore oil lease set
  • Geologic and water resources update
  • Fort King Georgia
  • Enfironmental Protection Update
  • Brunswick/Glynn County Joint Planning Commission
  • University of Georgia Marine Extension Service
  • Coastal Zone Management update

 


CoverVolume 1, Number 3 (June-July 1978) [Special Regulations Edition]

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Contents:

  • Coastal information/exhibit center
  • Marsh restoration
  • Coastal Zone Management update
  • Coastal Resources update
  • Coastal fisheries update/Shrimp tagging project
  • Charter fishing boat data
  • Georgia Commercial Fish Landings 1977
  • Law Enforcement update
  • Three mile limit
  • Long distance swimmers (blue crabs)
  • Georgia Coastal Fishing Regulations 1978-1979
  • DNR tests survival equipment
  • Outdoor education update
  • EPD update
  • OCS pipeline
  • Coastal Update: Georgia Conservancy

 


Volume 1, Number 4 (August-September 1978)

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Contents:

  • Coastal Resources update
  • Coastal fisheries
  • Coastal marshlands update
  • Coastal Zone Management update
  • Computer capabilities at Coastal Resources
  • Information/Education Update
  • Young Adult Conservation Corps
  • Parks and Historic Sites update
  • Law Enforcement update
  • Game Management update
  • EPD Update
  • Technical task force
  • Sea turtle protection plan announced
  • OCS pipeline allocation process approved
  • New OCS referral center
  • U.S. Geological Survey Office to open in Brunswick

 


Volume 1, Number 5 (October-November 1978)

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Contents: 

  • Nine coastal residents on New Coastal Management Board
  • Coastal Resources marine exhibit center dedicated
  • Dudley Moore Blakely
  • The Coastal Young Adults Conservation Corps
  • Sapelo estuarine sanctuary tours
  • In the Drink ... Wintertime
  • Search and rescue instructions available
  • Comprehensive fisheries management program
  • Proposed artificial marine reef act
  • From dredge to reef
  • Do saltwater fishermen face size and catch limits?
  • To honor the blue crab
  • Shrimp statistics program
  • Air quality index
  • Wild and Scenic ... Ogeechee River?
  • Coastal Glimpses (photos)
  • Coastal Zone update
  • Marine recreation conference

Volume 2, Number 1 (May-June 1979)

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Contents:

  • Editorial
  • Shad: Georgia's forgotten fishery
  • Marshwalk construction
  • At the water's edge
  • Estuarine sanctuary develops
  • Coastal Resources YACC's now on Jekyll
  • Vandals hurt reef program
  • Fort King George wins award
  • DNR divers turn a turtle
  • Energy: Georgia's role in helping our national energy needs
  • First offshore drilling scheduled
  • Sportfish tagging program
  • SEERS, not Sears
  • People (of CRD)
  • Water Laboratory
  • Shellfish Sanitation Conference
  • Air monitoring station
  • Shoreline Assistance Act is now a law

Volume 2, Number 2 (July-August 1979)

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Contents:

  • Tarbutton is new board member
  • Semi-annual "checkup" time for estuarine sanctuary
  • Hurricane devastates Georgia Coast?
  • Sight-seeing offshore Mercury
  • Eighth annual Savannah Invitational Billfish Tourney
  • Charter boat data
  • Shar preparation
  • Throwing a castnet
  • How to catch, clean and cook a blue crab
  • Georgia water quality management plans and studies
  • People, places and things ... (photo montage)

 


Volume 2, Number 3 (September-October 1979)

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Contents:

  • Song of the swan
  • Fed get their feet wet
  • Hunting on Ossabaw
  • Sapelo research
  • Gould elected chairman of SAFMC
  • Where eagles dare
  • What's stirring on the Georgia Coast? (Brunswick stew recipe)
  • First national workshop on estuarine sanctuaries
  • Anderson Library
  • Environmental radiation report
  • Sportfishing update
  • Air quality conference
  • Management plan for billfish
  • People, places, things (photo montage)

 


Volume 2, Number 4 (November-December 1979)

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Contents:

  • Another look (editorial)
  • The Beginnings: A guide to coastal historic sites
  • Georgia shrimping: How good a year?
  • Shrimp tagging continues
  • EPD Committee formed
  • Up Your Estuary (Overlook Park boardwalk, Sapelo tour, UGAMI Coachhouse converted)
  • Public education -- key to conservation -- tool for change
  • YACC program broadens
  • SAFMC Hearing
  • Canoeing Penholloway Creek
  • Fishing for sheepshead
  • Tagging review
  • Draft program approved
  • ERF in the surf
  • Successful Sapelo hunt
  • DNR Board visits coast

 


Volume 3, Number 1 (January-February 1980): 

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Contents:

  • Cofer elected chairman of DNR board
  • Georgia's coast in the eighties
  • 1980: Year of the Coast
  • Dive! Dive! Dive!
  • Hunting Butler Island
  • Tides of the Georgia Coast
  • EPD radiation sampling
  • What's cooking on the Georgia coast: Rock shrimp salad
  • Review of new report
  • Going for spotted sea trout
  • Ossabaw opens for public hunting
  • Georgia saltwater gamefish records

Volume 3, Number 2 (March-April 1980)

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Contents:

  • Georgia's artificial reefs
  • Little St. Simons Island
  • Georgia shrimping: The ups and downs
  • Ebenezer Creek: A backwater experience (canoeing guide with map)
  • Fishing for black drum
  • Searching for Georgia's water borne past 
  • Pulp mill regulations
  • EPD advisory committee
  • Rediscovering the eel
  • On the bottom
  • Offshore energy activity: What's next?
  • Taggers looking for black drum, channel bass (red drum)
  • Et cetera ...

 


Volume 3, Number 3 (May-June 1980)

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Contents: 

  • Blessing (of the Fleet) winners
  • Challenging issues for the future
  • Reimold elected to SEERS post
  • EPD advisory committee
  • A beachcombing guide to Georgia's coast
  • Red drum
  • Boat ramps, fish camps and marinas (directory)
  • Coastal Georgia fishing tournaments
  • St. Catherines: A unique barrier island
  • Artificial reef brochure available
  • 1980: The Year of the Coast
  • Bolton receives Rock Howard Award
  • Sea turtles in Georgia
  • Canoeing the Okefenokee
  • Et cetera ... 

 


Volume 3, Number 4 (July-August 1980)

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Contents:

  • Coastal Fishing Tournament
  • Strange Drifters
  • Georgia Lobsters
  • Life at the Bottom: Fishing Gray's Reef
  • Saltwater Fishing Guide Available
  • Turtle Program Expands
  • Eagle Update
  • Seeking a Sanctuary
  • Cathead Jambalaya (Guide to canoeing Cathead Creek in Darien)
  • EPD Advisory Committee
  • Oyster Survey
  • Atlantic Croaker
  • Hearty Fisherman's Stew (recipe)
  • Beach Photography
  • Good Ol' Buoys
  • Seining

 


Volume 3, Number 5 (September-October 1980)

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Contents:

  • Resource demands and Coastal Management
  • HNRC Coastal Visit
  • David H.G. Gould
  • Fall Fishing Outlook
  • League hosts media workshop
  • Coastal Area Deer Hunts
  • Waterfowl Hunting Regulations
  • Tarpon
  • Hang Log
  • Undersea Research
  • Tagged Shrimp Discovered in Shangai, China
  • Et Cetera