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Archived Press Releases

Chatham County, GA

Beach Advisories Issued on Tybee Island

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers they can participate in the FishSmart Red Snapper and Red Drum Conservation Project.

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

A division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is proposing changes to state saltwater fishing regulations for two shark species.

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

Chatham County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for Tybee Strand Beach on Tybee Island

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

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.

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.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Jekyll Creek courtesy dock next to the boat ramp off South Riverview Drive on Jekyll Island will intermittently close for maintenance beginning Tuesday, Aug. 27, until Saturday, Aug. 31.

Brunswick, Ga.

 A Brunswick angler recently set a new men's state saltwater gamefish record for African Pompano caught Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources today announced a new women's state saltwater gamefish record for Mutton Snapper (Lutjanus analis), landed Aug. 4, 2019, by Janet Monroe about 60 miles east of St. Marys.

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 season July 12-14 and July 19-20.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today oversaw the removal of a single-engine airplane that crashed Saturday in the marsh north of Brunswick.