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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Environment

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.

Who Doesn't Love Turtles?

June 3, 2014

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

Bring One for the Chipper

December 26, 2013

Georgia residents can recycle their Christmas trees in a fun and easy way.

Adopt-A-Stream

October 15, 2013

Help take care of the environment with Georgia's Adopt-A-Stream program.

Fall Means Changing Leaves, Or Does It?

October 1, 2013

Will all the rain we got this summer affect the beautiful fall colors we look forward to every October and November?

New Don Carter State Park Opens on Lake Lanier

September 16, 2013

This morning, Governor Nathan Deal will recognize the opening of Don Carter State Park, Georgia's newest state park and its only on Lake Lanier.

Caving Put on Hold

June 28, 2013

Caving opportunities in north Georgia and surrounding areas are being restricted due to a fatal fungus in bat communities affecting the East Coast.

Georgia ‘Sees the Green’ by Conserving Lands and Waterways

January 30, 2013

Georgia expanded its investment in clean water, tourism and public health this month by adding more than 9,500 acres to the Townsend and Flat Tub wildlife management areas along the Altamaha and Ocmulgee Rivers.

Understanding & Curbing the Effects of Drought

October 10, 2012

As the cool, crisp season of fall settles across the state with its vibrant color collages, it’s hard to reminisce over a summer filled with images of drought across the United States. Pictures of damaged crops and withering fields flashed across our television screens, as many people wondered, “What is a drought?” or “When will it end?”

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