Woman gets shell casing in face at Ga. gun range

...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

The death of an elderly North Carolina woman killed Saturday in a boating accident in the Okefenokee Swamp is under investigation by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Ga. to enforce SC boating laws

ATLANTA -- Boaters who wander across the South Carolina line in the middle of rivers and lakes will no longer have to be hauled off to court for minor offenses now that the two states have begun operating under an agreement to honor each other's laws.

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

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928.

Civil War artifacts on display in Millen

...artifacts from a former prison are set to go on display at Magnolia Springs State Park near Millen. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Magnolia Springs History Center is set for today. The agency...

Georgia state rangers urge safe use of tree stands during deer season

...falls in the two counties nearly resulted in paralysis and death, according to annual reports from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.On Oct. 26, 2012, a hunter in Burke County suffered a collapsed lung and injured his vertebrae and...

South Georgia's Berrien County is popular for big bass

...bluegills, redear sunfish (shellcrackers), channel catfish, crappies and brown bullheads.The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will reopen the 28-acre Horseshoe 5 lake at sunrise Oct. 1. The lake was closed during the summer...

Labor Day holiday signals end to sluggish sea turtle nesting season

SAVANNAH, Ga. - After four busy nesting years on beaches from Georgia to the Carolinas, loggerhead sea turtles this summer laid their eggs at a much pokier pace.

After busy Labor Day, Georgia rangers prepare for hunting seasons

...incidents and 17 boating-under-the-influence arrests statewide, according to statistics from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.For the holiday, Augusta tied for second with Macon among state regions with the most water-related...