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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
The recreational shellfish harvest area in Glynn County south of Downing Musgrove Causeway between Jekyll Island and Brunswick will re-open to the public at 7 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.
The Georgia Coastal Management Program (GCMP) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division (CRD) is pleased to announce the availability of grant funds for projects that further the objectives of the program.
A division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking to change the state’s Saltwater Fishing Regulations to provide for shellfish mariculture in estuarine waters and to comply with a law passed by the General Assembly earlier this year.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers they can participate in the FishSmart Red Snapper and Red Drum Conservation Project.
The recreational shellfish harvest area in Glynn County near the site of a capsized cargo ship will be closed until further notice beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2019, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today.
A division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is proposing changes to state saltwater fishing regulations for two shark species.
CoastFest, coastal Georgia’s premiere educational festival, will return to Mary Ross Waterfront Park in Brunswick from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The event is free to the public and hosted by the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Beach Advisory Lifted for Tybee Strand Beach on Tybee Island
If you’re planning to swim or wade at the beach on St. Simons or Jekyll Islands, the Coastal Health District has some precautionary advice: check the water for any signs of oil, and use common sense before swimming.
The municipal boat ramp beneath the Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick will be closed until further notice as U.S. Coast Guard operations utilize it for purposes related to the capsizing of a cargo vessel in the St. Simons Sound.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has re-opened the harvest of shellfish in state waters as of 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, following a brief precautionary closure caused by Hurricane Dorian.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is monitoring coastal environmental conditions following the capsizing of a commercial freight vessel in the St. Simons Sound early Sunday morning.
Beach goers are advised not to swim or wade in the ocean on St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island until more is known about the environmental impact of a cargo ship capsizing in the St. Simons Sound.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announces the harvest of shellfish in state waters will close at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, and remain closed until further notice.