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State's DNR policy 'fishy'

We received notification April 11 from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources that our registration expired for our boat. We never received a renewal notification.Well, it turns out it expired in April...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-16/states-dnr-policy-fishy
Marshall White's Thurmond Lake flathead catfish was worth fighting for

...5 ounces.The state-record flathead in Georgia is a tie at exactly 82 pounds, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Both fish were landed in the Altamaha River, the first by Carl Sawyer in 2006, followed by Jim Dieveney in 2010...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-04-05/marshall-white
Savannah River boating rule could change

...take care of the problem, don't send a fine back," said Mike Sabaka, a captain with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources law enforcement.State law enforcement has no power of extradition or practical way to compel violators to come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-26/savannah-river-boating-r
Disease killing Georgia's bats

...the first time in Georgia bats. That was in far northwest Georgia. Now biologists with the state Department of Natural Resources, the University of Georgia and the federal U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have found it in northeast Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-28/disease-killing-georgias-bat
Business news

...s method for making titanium dioxide, a chemical that fetches $17 billion a year in sales.In other newsALPHA NATURAL Resources Inc., one of the nation's largest coal producers, will pay a $27.5 million fine and spend $200 million to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-05/business-news
Ramblin' Rhodes: Speaking of history, there's plenty to find around here

...people like to change history and told how just one complaint from an Augusta woman led to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources removing a historic marker from the 700 block of Broad Street.The woman was upset about a quote from British author...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-18/ramblin-rhodes-speaki
Crappie hot spots identified at Thurmond Lake

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced that hot spots for the state's second most popular freshwater fish at Clarks Hill - crappie - include Soap, Fishing, Grays and Newford creeks.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-17/crappie-hot-spots-identified-
Pavey: Ice storm changes landscape at Yuchi Wildlife Management Area

...was honored recently as one of two Hunter Education Instructors of the Year selected by Georgia's Department of Natural Resources and its Wildlife Resources Division.Fred Perry already has a full-time job at Fort Gordon but finds the time to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-03-08/pavey-ice-storm-changes-
Turkey season is also a sign of spring

...logs, downed trees, fish attractors and creek ledges. MAPPING GEORGIA'S OUTDOORS: The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has finally unveiled its new interactive map that identifies DNR-managed lands and outdoor recreation opportunities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-03-15/turkey-season-also-sign-
Army corps releases SC gold mine report

...Lynches rivers watersheds. The mine operator has proposed an endowment of $9 million to the state Department of Natural Resources Heritage Trust Program.The study found more than $1 billion would be spent developing and operating the mine during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-14/army-corps-releases-sc-gold-