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Recent Press Releases

Brunswick, Ga.

The Sunbury Boat Ramp at the end of Ft. Morris Road in Sunbury, Ga., will be closed for 45 days beginning today for a parking lot improvement project.

Chatham and Glynn County, GA
Brunswick, Ga.

Effective in 2020, saltwater anglers will see a simple change in the Saltwater Information Program (SIP) permit.

Brunswick, Ga

The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources invites the public to attend a presentation on coastal resiliency at noon Jan. 28. 

Brunswick, Ga.

Crews on Monday placed a 150-ton section of the capsized vessel M/V Golden Ray inside Reef SFC approximately 20 miles east-southeast of St. Simons Island. The ship’s rudder, stern tube section and propeller were placed in about 50 feet of water to provide essential habitat for fish and other marine life.

Brunswick, Ga.

The new year brings with it new coastal boating laws.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the commercial and recreational shrimping season in state waters will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is extending the 30 day public comment period on the proposed settlement an additional 30 days.  The original public comment period that was scheduled to expire on January 19, 2020 will now be extended to February 18, 2020. 

Brunswick, Ga.

Under a proposed settlement announced today by the State of Georgia, Honeywell will fund $4 million in natural resource restoration projects to compensate the public for lost recreational fishing caused by the release of hazardous substances from the LCP Chemical facility in Brunswick, Georgia.  The proposed settlement, which was lodged today in the District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, is subject to public comment and to approval by the court. 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division is seeking nominees for appointment to the Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee and the Shore Protection Committee, for the four-year term 2020 to 2023.

Brunswick, Ga.

A division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is proposing additional changes to fishing regulations first recommended in September.

Chatham County, GA

Beach Advisories Issued on Tybee Island

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisories Lifted on St. Simons 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.