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Archived Press Releases
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it will close the recreational Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) fishery in March and April of 2021.
Beach Advisory Lifted for Middle Beach on Jekyll Island
- Georgia’s commercial and recreational food shrimp harvest season will close by administrative order at 6:31 p.m. Jan. 31, 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Virtual CoastFest 2020 Art Contest committee today named artwork by an 11th grader at Glynn Academy the grand-prize winner.
Georgia’s territorial waters have re-opened to commercial and recreational shellfish harvest, effective 6 a.m., Oct. 1, 2020.
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.
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.
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.
Participants in Georgia’s marine commercial and for-hire industry who experienced a greater than 35 percent loss in revenue between March and May 2020 due to COVID-19 may now apply for federal financial assistance.
The Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division (CRD) is taking precautions to keep the public safe and prevent the spread of Covid-19. Due to the importance of public safety, the annual BeachWeek Events, typically scheduled for the week leading up to Independence Day, has been canceled.
NOAA Fisheries announces the final rule for Regulatory Amendment 29 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Regulatory Amendment 29).
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) this week added two vessels to reefs approximately 17 east of Ossabaw Island and 22 miles east of St. Catherines Island.
Join Coastal Resources Division for a hands-on look at sustainable technology from featured speakers across the state discussing electric cars, car charging, solar, inverters, and a brief update from the DNR Coastal Resources Division.
Coastal Resources Division will present two-hour camp events during the summer to smaller groups, including families.