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Archived Press Releases

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. 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources participated in a new study released today aimed at comparing the amount of live bottom versus artificial reefs along the east coast of the United States. 

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.

Three lucky anglers who took part in a Coastal Resources Division (CRD) citizen science project were rewarded today with a bait cooler, fishing gear, and other CRD gear. 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comment on a proposed regulatory change to reduce the daily recreational harvest limit for red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) and establish a vessel limit.

Atlanta, Ga.

The inaugural class of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Career Academy graduated Friday during a ceremony on Jekyll Island.

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.

A project jointly funded by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon return a tributary of the Satilla River to its natural course as it was prior to man-made alterations created in the early 1900s.

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 8 and 9.

Brunswick, Ga.

Three reefs were recently improved with nearly 1 million pounds of materials across the Georgia coast.

Chatham, Georgia

Beach Advisory Lifted for Tybee Strand Beach on Tybee Island

Brunswick, Ga.
Brunswick, Ga.

As temperatures rise with the official beginning of summer and more Georgians take to the state’s waterways to cool off, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is highlighting the importance of boating safety.

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.