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Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division

The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is entrusted to manage the state’s marshes, beaches, coastal waters and marine fisheries. The Division’s service area extends from the inland reach of tidal flow to three miles into the Atlantic Ocean.

Primary functions include working with local, state and federal authorities to balance economic development and population growth with protection of the coastal natural, historic and recreational assets. In addition, Coastal Resources provides information to manage Georgia’s diverse coastal fisheries. State, interstate, and federal authorities use this information to provide sustainable commercial and recreation fisheries for the future.


One Conservation Way
Brunswick, GA 31520

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What are the current saltwater fishing regulations?

Look over the current guide for recreational fishing regulations.

How can I find information about Georgia's artificial reef locations?

Read more about artificial reefs and their locations.

How do I find out about Georgia beach swimming advisories?

View a map of all beaches under advisory.