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Archived Press Releases

Brunswick, Ga.

The Blue-N-Hall public courtesy dock on the North River in McIntosh County near Darien will undergo repairs Tuesday, June 7, 2022, until approximately Saturday, June 11, 2022, and temporary closures to the adjacent boat ramp may be necessary. 

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s commercial and recreational food shrimp season will open in the state’s territorial waters at 8 a.m. June 1, 2022, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) invites the public to attend two town hall meetings in June to learn and ask questions about the results of a recent saltwater fishing satisfaction survey with a particular focus on the red drum fishery.

Brunswick, Ga.

The recreational and commercial harvest of oysters for human consumption in Georgia’s waters will close at 6 a.m. June 1, 2022, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today.

Brunswick, Ga.

A new commercial shellfish harvest area on Bull River north of Pa Cooper Creek is now permitted and marked for operation in Chatham County.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources today relaunched a magazine aimed at informing the public about the division's activities, mission, and staff. 

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisories Lifted on St. Simons Island

Brunswick, Ga.

A 53-year-old Midway man is the new state record holder for dolphin fish (Coryphaena hippurus), also known as mahi mahi, after the Georgia Department of Natural Resources certified his catch Friday.

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for St. Simons Island

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a new men’s state saltwater gamefish record for vermilion snapper (Rhomboplites aurorubens), also known as beeliners.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources today announced an amendment to saltwater fishing regulations to allow for the landing of billfish in Georgia for the first time in 20 years.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the closure of the recreational Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) fishery in March and April 2022

Brunswick, Ga.

A new, interactive map is now available to help visitors of Georgia’s beaches learn about swimming advisories, parking options, and other amenities.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking qualified applicants to serve on a variety of advisory panels.

Chatham County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for Tybee Island

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources today announced it is seeking nominees for an appointment to a four-year term on the Coastal Marshlands and Shore protection committees.

Atlanta, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a new program aimed at encouraging high school students to explore careers in conservation.

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s 2021 commercial and recreational food shrimp season will close as prescribed by state law at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 31.