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White-Tailed Deer Named State Mammal of Georgia

May 19, 2015

Thanks to a hard-working group of elementary school students at Reese Road Leadership Academy in Muscogee County, Georgia has an official state mammal.

Rapid Response Teams: Protecting Our Health

January 27, 2015

Learn how a variety of Georgia agencies are working together to protect the public from foodborne illnesses.

Georgia Rockcress Declared a Threatened Species

September 30, 2014

Only 5,000 Georgia Rockcress plants exist, making it a threatened species in the state.

Bringing Dogs To The Beach

August 4, 2014

Georgia beaches can be a great getaway for families with pets!

Alligator Hunting Application Closes July 31

July 24, 2014

The application period for alligator hunting ends next Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:59pm.

Understanding the Air Quality Index

July 8, 2014

The Air Quality Index is a valuable resource for planning your outdoor activity levels.

8 Tips to Keep Safe from Lightning

June 30, 2014

Follow some simple safety tips for avoiding lightning strikes.

State Agencies Receive $87.4 Million for Energy and Water Conservation

June 26, 2014

Passed overwhelmingly by Georgia voters in 2010, energy performance contracting allows state agencies to use funds normally spent on utility bills to finance building improvements. These improvements focus on lowering energy and water consumption.

Free “Get Outdoors Georgia Day” set for June 14

June 10, 2014

Stand-up paddle boarding, archery and tree climbing are just some of the free activities offered during

Who doesn't love turtles?

June 3, 2014

Learn some great facts and useful safety tips about encountering sea turtles on our Georgia beaches.

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