Deer-car crash season at peak during Fall months in Augusta

...With the likelihood of a deer-car collision in Georgia estimated at one in every 134 drivers, the state Department of Natural Resources is urging motorists, including those in the Augusta area, to exercise caution on the roads this fall ? a...

Georgia updates state disaster plan

...fires to pollution spills.Tuesday, the Board of Natural Resources got briefed on the response plans for the Department of Natural Resources and the Environmental Protection Division. Although both report to the board, their operations are kept...

Ga. to enforce SC boating laws

...always trusted Palmetto State sailors. That's because under the new compact, officers from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will enforce those South Carolina fines with suspensions just the way they would if the violation had occurred...

DNR deer-management plan calls for maintaining herd size

...Georgia have a southern zone and a northern zone line?" said John Bowers, chief of game management for the Department of Natural Resources.The zones allow different limits and seasons designed to reflect the population and environmental differences...

Woman gets shell casing in face at Ga. gun range

...a freak accident,'' Royal said.The secluded firing range is heavily used by Camden County hunters and others, he said.The incident is being investigated by his office and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Royal said.

NC woman, 77, dies in Okefenokee Swamp

...woman killed Saturday in a boating accident in the Okefenokee Swamp is under investigation by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.Ruby Kelly Causey, 77, of Efland, N.C., died after she and her husband, David Gerald Causey, 73...

Pavey: The rut is on

...Service.Careful stewardship and protection has brought them back in huge numbers, and South Carolina's Department of Natural Resources reported last week that this was a banner year for nesting."A record number of wood stork nests were counted...

Man falls off Georgia waterfall

...Authorities say a hiker was injured after falling off a waterfall in the north Georgia mountains.Georgia Department of Natural Resources spokesman Mark McKinnon said the man was near the top of Raven Cliff Falls in White County on Sunday when...

Fishing tournaments

...Phoenix, USA Discounters, Washington Road Tire and Auto, Fort Gordon Natural Resources Branch and Georgia Department of Natural Resources.Saturday Morning Open TeamBass TournamentAt Wildwood ParkTony Postell reportingNext: TBA (Mr. Clark Hill...

SC turkey harvest down 15 percent

...That made this year's harvest 36 percent lower than the record harvest of 2002, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.It doesn't appear to be hunters' fault. This year's smaller harvest is probably tied to lower reproduction...