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Archived Press Releases
Due to emergency health concerns resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak and in response to Governor Kemp’s directives to state agencies, the venue for the April 17, 2020 meeting of the Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee and Shore Protection Committee will be held via GoToWebinar telephone conference.
In concordance with and in response to Governor Kemp’s April 2 Executive Order (04.02.20.01), Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has signed an Administrative Order on the use of beaches.
The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is temporarily suspending beach water quality testing.
Beach Advisory Lifted for St. Simons Island
Out of an abundance of caution surrounding the novel coronavirus COVID-19, the Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is postponing the March 20, 2020, joint meeting of the Coastal Marshlands Protection and Shore Protection committees.
The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently deployed about 110 tons of donated concrete anchors as an enhancement to artificial beach reef BSF.
The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is taking steps to ensure public safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19, also known as “Coronavirus.”
Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are reminding citizens that all DNR-managed properties are open and welcoming visitors during normal operating hours.
Beach Advisories Lifted on Tybee Island, St. Simons Island & Jekyll Island
Federal, state, and local partners last week enhanced the fixed and floating docks at Fort Pulaski’s Lazaretto Creek Boat Ramp in Chatham County.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking qualified applicants to serve on a variety of advisory groups.
Georgia saltwater anglers now have the opportunity to earn $100 rewards while contributing important data to help scientists manage the state’s Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) population.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it will close the recreational Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) fishery in March and April for 2020.
Beach Advisories Lifted on St. Simons Island & Jekyll Island
The Sunbury Boat Ramp at the end of Ft. Morris Road in Sunbury, Ga., will be closed for 45 days beginning today for a parking lot improvement project.
Effective in 2020, saltwater anglers will see a simple change in the Saltwater Information Program (SIP) permit.
The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources invites the public to attend a presentation on coastal resiliency at noon Jan. 28.
Crews on Monday placed a 150-ton section of the capsized vessel M/V Golden Ray inside Reef SFC approximately 20 miles east-southeast of St. Simons Island. The ship’s rudder, stern tube section and propeller were placed in about 50 feet of water to provide essential habitat for fish and other marine life.
The new year brings with it new coastal boating laws.
The Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is extending the 30 day public comment period on the proposed settlement an additional 30 days. The original public comment period that was scheduled to expire on January 19, 2020 will now be extended to February 18, 2020.