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Recent Press Releases

Chatham County, GA

Beach Advisory Issued for South Beach on Tybee Island

Glynn County, GA

Beach Water Advisory Issued for Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island

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.

Brunswick, Ga.
Chatham, Georgia

Beach Advisory Lifted for Tybee Strand Beach on Tybee Island

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.

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.

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 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