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Archived Press Releases

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a new state record for almaco jack (Seriola rivoliana). 

Atlanta

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the selection of the 2023-2024 Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program grants for conservation and outdoor recreation projects.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking applicants to fill one seat each on the Finfish Advisory Panel and the Shrimp Advisory Panel.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a temporary closure of the recreational Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) fishery in state waters for the months of March and April 2024. This action is necessary to ensure the long-term sustainability of the Bluefish population along the Atlantic coast.

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s commercial and recreational food shrimp season closes at 6:20 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024. The closure affects Georgia’s territorial waters three nautical miles out to sea. Federal waters three to 200 nautical miles offshore remain open.

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. 

SAVANNAH, Ga.

Two retired 72-foot subway cars are the latest addition to Georgia’s marine artificial reefs. 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the state's recreational and commercial food shrimp season will be extended from its regularly scheduled closure Dec. 31 until 6:20 p.m. Jan. 18, 2024. 

Brunswick, Ga.

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Atlanta, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is accepting applications now through Nov. 30 for its 2024 Career Academy, a week-long summer camp for current 9th, 10th, and 11th graders interested in exploring careers in natural resources management.

Brunswick, Ga.

A Brunswick man has set a new Georgia state record for an Almaco jack (Seriola rivoliana), weighing in at 7 pounds, 0.7 ounces.

Brunswick, Ga.

Three coastal Georgia marinas were certified Wednesday for meeting the requirements of the Georgia Clean Marina Program, a voluntary program recognizing marinas that reduce or eliminate the pollution of waterways during daily marina operations.

Brunswick, Ga.

A Jacksonville, Fla.-woman was recently certified by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) as the new state women’s saltwater record holder for Florida pompano (Trachinotus carolinus). 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division (CRD) sank a retired tugboat offshore today for use as an artificial reef. The 41-foot tugboat Brenda K. was sunk at Artificial Reef KBY, 8 nautical miles east of Cumberland Island in about 50 feet of water.
 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division (CRD) launched its latest oyster restoration project Monday in Liberty County west of St. Catherines Island.

Atlanta, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the appointment of two new deputy commissioners: Thomas Barnard as Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Trevor Santos as Deputy Commissioner for Public and Governmental Affairs, Grants and Outdoor Recreation.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is seeking help from recreational saltwater anglers in collecting data during the upcoming red snapper harvest

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s commercial and recreational food shrimp season will open in the state’s territorial waters at 8 a.m. June 20, 2023, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today.

Brunswick, Ga.

Recreational and commercial oyster harvesting in Georgia will close at 6 a.m. June 1, 2023, and re-open for the year thirty minutes before sunrise on Saturday, October 1, 2023, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has released its annual Coastal Georgia Ecosystem Report Card, highlighting the current health and condition of the region's ecosystems.