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With Gulf-area refineries struggling to meet fuel supply demands in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, the Environmental Protection Agency this week announced that it would temporarily waive Clean Air Act requirements that states sell only low volatility gasoline during the summer.
Whether you're an avid kayaker or Civil War buff, you likely have stories to share about your experiences in state parks. Aiming to collect many of these stories, the Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites invites you to enter its annual video contest.
After years of protecting loggerhead nests from predators and hatchlings from commercial fishing, wildlife researchers last month reveled in a new finding - nest numbers on Georgia’s beaches are the highest they've been in 20 years. As of July 30, researchers had spotted more than 2,000 nests.
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.
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.