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Archived Press Releases

Chatham County, GA

Beach Advisory Issued on Tybee Island

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.

Brunswick, Ga

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.

Brunswick, GA

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

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).  

Brunswick, Ga.

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.