Savannah mall uses fake vultures to frighten flock

...laughing." Vultures are smart, curious birds, agrees Tim Keyes, a wildlife biologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. But for some reason, maybe because of their intelligence, the effigies seem to work, he said. "Maybe...

Winter waters hold risks

...had washed up on shore. Sandie Craig headed to the lake, where crews from the Georgia and South Carolina departments of Natural Resources had begun searching for signs of her husband. His capsized boat was discovered that night, but dive teams...

SC fighting trash with phone app

South Carolina is trying a smartphone approach to the state's litter problem.The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, PalmettoPride, the state transportation department, the S.C. Department of Public Safety and the state...

South Carolina Drought Committee says state is getting dry, but forecasts hint at wet winter

COLUMBIA - South Carolina doesn't have any serious problems with drought yet, but experts warn rain will be needed this winter or the situation could get much more serious this spring.

2 face illegal hunting charges

...hunting without permission in the Hephzibah area on Monday, authorities say.The landowner contacted state Department of Natural Resources law enforcement after seeing the two, identified as William Shores, 24, and Jessica Tice, no age given...

Graystone Ranch in Hephzibah being investigated by USDA

...Georgia, facilities licensed by the department for regulated activity must also be permitted with the state Department of Natural Resources in order to operate.According to online inspection reports, Graystone, a 500-acre conservation center...

Angler has great fish story to tell from Catfish Creek

...share data from the study with Georgia's Department of Natural Resources ? so if you see or catch one, let him know...areas this week.Scott Harder, a S.C. Department of Natural Resources hydrologist, said some of the driest areas...

Pardon Our Mess: Abandoned houseboat on Savannah River bank

...Eddie Moyer is responsible, but since he has not acted, the responsibility transferred to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, which could not be reached for comment Friday.ACTION PROMISED: Though it is not their responsibility...

Mysterious movement of whitetail bucks is studied

...can affect movement and behavior.Auburn's Clint McCoy, as part of a cooperative study with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, spent three years spying on about 40 bucks that were captured and fitted with GPS tracking devices that...

Advocates call for overhaul of federal Animal Welfare Act

...facility.In Georgia, facilities licensed by USDA for regulated activity must also be permitted with the state Department of Natural Resources in order to operate. Graystone has held a wildlife exhibition, a wild animal and a rehabilitation permit...