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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Environment

Everything You Need to Know About Deer Hunting in Georgia

October 19, 2016

Firearm deer hunting season starts this Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Learn the laws and restrictions of hunting deer in Georgia.

Star Gazing in Georgia

October 11, 2016

October is a great month to experience the dark skies across Georgia. If you plan on camping or just getting out with your telescope, find out where to go and what you can see in the night sky.

Endangered Species in Georgia

July 28, 2016

Georgia’s lineup of native wildlife and plants rank among the most diverse in the U.S. But we also are a leader in numbers of at-risk species.

Visiting Georgia's Lakes

April 17, 2016

Fishing? Swimming? Boating? Yes please! First, here's a little background on Georgia's lakes.

Leaf Watching this Fall in Georgia

October 5, 2015

See firsthand the beauty of changing leaves by visiting one of Georgia's state parks.

Lightning Safety in Georgia

July 16, 2015

Lightning storms can be strikingly beautiful, but that doesn't mean they're not still dangerous.

Advanced Training Available for Code Enforcement Officers

July 9, 2015

Georgia's code enforcement officers are getting a new training curriculum to advance their careers.

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.

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.

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