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New Georgia Hunting Guide Published

August 2, 2012

The new Georgia Hunting Seasons & Regulations Guide is now available both online and in print. The magazine-style publication provides useful information on current laws, new hunting opportunities, discounts on gear from popular vendors and more.

Applications for Alligator Quota Hunt Due July 31

July 19, 2012

With alligators now routinely growing between 11 and 13 feet, this season's alligator harvest promises to be a good one.

Keeping Bears At Bay

July 17, 2012

With camping season well underway, the Department of Natural Resources shares some simple tips about how to keep black bears away from your camp.

Shrimp Season is Now Open!

June 15, 2012

Shrimp harvesting season has officially begun as of 6 a.m., May 30, 2012, according to the Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division. This applies to both companies and individual fishermen.

Earning Junior Ranger and Gopher Badges

May 22, 2012

From biking and hiking to keeping a nature journal and taking scenic photographs, curious kids can spend the summer learning about the outdoors and earn along the way a Junior Ranger badge and the Get Outdoors Georgia Gopher Badge.

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Warm Springs

May 17, 2012

For two decades, Franklin Delano Roosevelt called Warm Springs home. In 1921, he contracted a paralytic illness which required him to use iron braces and a wheelchair.

Getting a Library Loan ParkPass

March 27, 2012

As summer approaches, your family may want to get outdoors and visit a local state park. If you don’t already hold a ParkPass or Historic Site Pass, you can head to your local library to check both passes out, just like you would check out books.

eCycling a Growing Market

March 19, 2012

As more Georgians purchase new cell phones, computers and televisions, more and more electronic scrap ends up in landfills, and much of this scrap contains environmental toxins, such as lead and mercury.

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