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Archived Press Releases

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is excited to announce the return of CoastFest, a celebration of coastal conservation and education. This year's event will take place on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, at Mary Ross Waterfront Park in historic downtown Brunswick and promises to be a day filled with fun, learning, and appreciation for Georgia's beautiful coast.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that a new state record has been set for the heaviest vermilion snapper caught by a woman angler.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce the re-opening of the Glynn County-owned Village Creek public boat ramp after undergoing extensive construction and renovation.

Brunswick, Ga.

A Richmond Hill angler has set a new state saltwater game fish record for pinfish, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proud to announce that the sale of a specialty vehicle license plate has raised more than $1 million for the creation of artificial reefs and marine habitat enhancement in Georgia since its April 2017 launch.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking saltwater fishing experts and enthusiasts to serve on its Finfish Advisory Panel.

Brunswick, Ga.

A Brunswick-based litter prevention nonprofit recently recognized a Coastal Resources Division (CRD) marine biologist for her volunteer service to the community. 

Brunswick, Ga.

A Midway man is the new tie state record holder for sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) after the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) certified his catch today. 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking qualified applicants to serve on a committee that advises CRD’s Georgia Coastal Management Program (GCMP).

Brunswick, Ga.

The public boat ramp at Village Creek Landing on South Harrington Road on St. Simons Island will close for repairs today for approximately 75 days.

Brunswick, Ga

Georgia’s commercial and recreational food shrimp season will close as prescribed by law at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today.

Brunswick, Ga.

The commercial harvest of Atlantic Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) will be suspended in Georgia’s state waters from 12:01 a.m. Dec. 16, 2022, until 11:59 p.m. Dec. 31, 2022, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today.

Atlanta, Ga

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is accepting applications for its 2023 Career Academy now through Nov. 30.

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s beach water quality and swimming advisories are moving exclusively to a new, real-time map that will allow the public to find information on the go.

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for St. Simons Island

Brunswick, Ga.

A Florida woman has tied the Georgia Saltwater Game Fish Record for Florida Pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) after her catch was certified by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) this week.

Brunswick, Ga.

A proposal to amend the recreational fishing regulations for Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) has been postponed pending a thorough review of public comments by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the agency announced today.

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s territorial waters re-opened to commercial and recreational shellfish harvest effective 6:00 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022.

Brunswick, Ga.

The recreational and commercial harvest of shellfish in Georgia’s marine waters will close by administrative order at 6 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, until after the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) determines safe harvesting can restart.
 

Brunswick, Ga

CoastFest 2022, planned for Saturday, Oct. 1, in Brunswick, has been postponed due to the potential impacts of Hurricane Ian, the Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced today.