Deer mating season means drivers beware

...suburban and urban areas can be prime spots as well," said Don McGowan, a senior biologist with the state Department of Natural Resource's Wildlife Resources Division.With an estimated 50,000 deer-car collisions annually in Georgia, McGowan...

Georgia officials team up to target impaired drivers by land, water

...will be out on the water looking for impaired operators," said Col. Eddie Henderson, the director of the Department of Natural Resource's Law Enforcement Division. "It is our top priority to make sure everyone enjoys their recreational time...

Across Georgia

...A bear that has been seen roaming around Gainesville has made a couple more appearances.Kevin Lowrey, a Department of Natural Resource wildlife biologist, said Friday that while he's trying to catch the bear, which began showing up around...

Restrictions on watering won't harm landscape

...restrictions even when we are not in a drought. A few years ago, the Board of Natural Resources adopted the Georgia Department of Natural Resource's comprehensive drought management plan, which progressively curtails water use as region-specific drought...

Mash minks reintroduced on Dewees Island

...reintroduced along South Carolina's northern coast in recent years. Dewees is a new site for the state Department of Natural Resource's Furbearer Program that works to restore the native minks to the wild in areas north of Charleston. The...

Big cat puts a scare into community

...yard off McKie Road wasn't one of North America's largest feline predators after all, South Carolina Department of Natural Resource officials said Wednesday. "From all the indications we've gotten, it's a bobcat, which is common in...

Turtles might get new rehab on Jekyll Island

...Often the turtles, which can weigh 300 pounds, must be kept temporarily at a makeshift facility at the Department of Natural Resource's Brunswick office. This week, one loggerhead stayed there from Saturday to Tuesday, when a space finally...

Busy holiday weekend expected at lake

...Gracie Shepherd at (706) 823-3228 or gracie.shepherd@augustachronicle.com. BOATING SAFETY TIPS Department of Natural Resource's regulations can be read at style="bold">www.goboatgeorgia.com . - Never swim alone, and if...

Across Georgia

...Atlas landfill site on U.S. 80 along the banks of the Ogeechee River has caught the attention of state Department of Natural Resource officials in recent months. Commissioners also seem ready to do something with the scenic 345 acres they...

Martinez man's perch just misses setting mark

...Their numbers are declining, however, even while the population continues to increase. Since 2000, the Department of Natural Resource's Law Enforcement Section has lost 30 positions through budget cuts and -- as of this Legislative session...

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