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...20,000 after he pays legal fees and restores the dune, said Spud Woodward, the head of the Department of Natural Resources' Coastal Resources Division.In other newsMUSCOGEE COUNTY election officials are investigating a Columbus voter's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-27/across-georgia
Marshland rules could change

GAINESVILLE - Just two months after it adopted rules restricting some types of construction within 50 feet of Georgia's coastal marshlands, the Board of Natural Resources is considering an amendment that would allow limited exemptions to the standards.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/25/met_126005.shtml
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Coast draws legislative attention

...gov Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, (404) 656-6372, caw@coastalnow.net To contact the Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division, call (912) 264-7218 To contact the Jekyll Island Authority, call (912) 635-2236

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/04/met_115233.shtml
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Expert warns of derelict vessels

...walk away," said Charles "Buck" Bennett, the compliance and enforcement manager for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division. The sailboat and fire-gutted shrimp boat are among an estimated 100 sunken, derelict...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/30/met_114609.shtml
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...imported from overseas, said Pat Geer, the commercial fisheries program supervisor for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Coastal Resources Division.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/19/met_33902.shtml
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Locally, eagles are in decline

It was a grim winter for bald eagles in the Augusta area, but nesting activity in other parts of Georgia is on the rise. Biologists who conducted a recent statewide survey documented 61 occupied eagle territories - an 11 percent increase over last year, said senior Wildlife Resources Division biologist Jim Ozier. Unfortunately, nesting along the Savannah River and Thurmond Lake was sparse or non-existent.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/10/out_312309.shtml
Outdoors
Ga. offers rules to those who live on boats

ATLANTA - Boaters in Georgia's saltwater coastal region might soon be able to get permission to spend more than 30 nights on their vessels under a rule change to be considered next month by the Natural Resources Board.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-08-17/ga-offers-rules-those-who-live-boat
Quail Unlimited faces bleak financial outlook

Quail Unlimited, the nation's largest conservation group devoted to bobwhite quail, has shut its doors, furloughed its 24 remaining employees and put its national headquarters in Edgefield, S.C., up for sale to resolve what board members say are catastrophic financial problems.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2009-11-08/quail-unlimite
Marsh rules are already under review

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Just two months after it adopted rules restricting some types of construction within 50 feet of Georgia's coastal marshlands, the Board of Natural Resources is considering an amendment that would allow limited exemptions to the standards.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/28/met_126456.shtml
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Beach water-quality checks online

...ear and throat infections and other problems, according to a fact sheet provided by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Coastal Resources Division, which issues public advisories when such problems are identified. Georgia authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/18/met_528034.shtml
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