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Archived Press Releases
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
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking qualified applicants to serve on a variety of advisory groups.
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) today announced it will close the recreational Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) fishery in March and April for 2020.
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.
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 Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the commercial and recreational shrimping season in state waters will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020.
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.
Under a proposed settlement announced today by the State of Georgia, Honeywell will fund $4 million in natural resource restoration projects to compensate the public for lost recreational fishing caused by the release of hazardous substances from the LCP Chemical facility in Brunswick, Georgia. The proposed settlement, which was lodged today in the District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, is subject to public comment and to approval by the court.
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 2020 to 2023.
A division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is proposing additional changes to fishing regulations first recommended in September.
Beach Advisories Lifted on St. Simons Island
Beach Advisories Issued on Tybee Island