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Archived Press Releases

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for Capt. Wylly Rd. Crossover Beach, Jekyll Island

Brunswick, Ga.

The State of Georgia requests applicants for a lottery devised to grant three subtidal water bottoms leases bearing exclusive rights for commercial shellfish production.

Chatham County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for Polk Street Beach on Tybee Island

Brunswick, Ga.

An annual report measuring the health of coastal Georgia’s ecosystem released today shows a slight decline from last year in overall scores, but most indicator trends remain positive.

Brunswick, Ga.

A 26-year-old Darien man landed a record-breaking African pompano (Alectis ciliaris) off the Georgia coast Saturday, March 13, 2021, and has been certified as the new state record holder for that species.  

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will host a virtual town hall meeting to receive public input on a newly proposed mariculture zone for oyster farming in Coastal Georgia at 6 pm. Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Brunswick, Ga

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it will close the recreational Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) fishery in March and April of 2021.

Brunswick, Ga.
  • Georgia’s commercial and recreational food shrimp harvest season will close by administrative order at 6:31 p.m. Jan. 31, 2021.
Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is accepting nominations for two seats representing Georgia for a three-year term on a regional fishery management body.

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's whelk trawl harvest season will open at 6:55 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, and close at 8:05 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s commercial and recreational shrimpers will have more time this season to harvest food shrimp after the state Department of Natural Resources extended the shrimping season Monday.
 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently coordinated a materials enhancement at Bear River and Van Dyke Creek Inshore Artificial Reefs located in St. Catherine’s Sound.

Brunswick, GA
Brunswick, Ga.

The Virtual CoastFest 2020 Art Contest committee today named artwork by an 11th grader at Glynn Academy the grand-prize winner. 

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s territorial waters have re-opened to commercial and recreational shellfish harvest, effective 6 a.m., Oct. 1, 2020.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources reminds marine commercial and for-hire industry participants the deadline to apply for federal financial relief related to COVID-19 is Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division is seeking nominees for appointment to the Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee and the Shore Protection Committee, for the four-year term 2021 to 2024.

Brunswick, GA
Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources invites students, teachers and the public to Virtual CoastFest 2020, being held Wednesday, Sept. 30, through Friday, Oct. 2, at www.CoastalGaDNR.org/CoastFest.