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The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation today announced a new scholarship and endowment program to invest in the next generation of Georgia’s commercial fishermen.
Beach Advisories Lifted for Tybee Island
Beach Advisories Lifted for St. Simons Island
Georgia’s 2021 commercial and recreational food shrimp season will close as prescribed by state law at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 31.
The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources today announced a proposed rule change to saltwater fishing regulations that would allow for the landing of billfish in Georgia for the first time in 20 years.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host an online public meeting to receive input on a proposed mariculture zone for oyster farming in Chatham County at 5 pm. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021.
Anglers and SCUBA divers now have three new fishing and recreation opportunities at Georgia offshore reefs.
A 49-year-old Kingsland man landed a record-breaking red grouper (Epinephelus morio) off the Georgia coast Oct. 4, 2021, and has been certified as the new state record holder for that species.
Georgia’s territorial waters will re-open to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 7:00 a.m., Friday, October 1, 2021.
Participants in Georgia’s marine commercial and for-hire industry who experienced a greater than 35 percent loss in revenue during 2020 and/or 2021 due to COVID-19 may now apply for federal financial assistance.
The Coastal Resources Division and Hagerty Consulting invite the public to join an upcoming webinar on inter-governmental cooperation after natural disasters.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Coastal Resources Division invites students, teachers and the public to join Virtual CoastFest 2021 on Oct. 5-7 at www.DNRCoastFest.org.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is continuing to enhance and restore oyster reefs on the Peach State’s coast, most recently in a public shellfish harvest area in Glynn County.
Georgia DNR is working with NOAA Fisheries to collect data on harvest, discards, and fishing effort during the red snapper recreational mini-season scheduled to open later this week. Recreational anglers will be allowed to harvest red snapper in federal waters of the South Atlantic during the weekend of July 9-11.
Georgia’s commercial and recreational food shrimp season will open in the state’s territorial waters at 8 a.m. June 8, 2021, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today
Recreational and commercial oyster harvesting in Georgia will close at 6 a.m. June 1, 2021, and re-open for the year at 7 a.m. October 1, 2021, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today
The State of Georgia requests applicants for a lottery devised to grant three subtidal water bottoms leases bearing exclusive rights for commercial shellfish production.
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.