• Snake show, paddle events highlight Waterfest XIII

    Snake shows, Canoe Tug-O-Wars and a 13-Mile Paddle on the Oostanaula will entertain hundreds this weekend at the Coosa River Basin Initiative’s (CRBI) WATERFEST XIII, and a new Etowah River boating guidebook debuting at the event will soon provide others with a “passport” to explore one of North Georgia’s most inviting rivers.

    May 1, 2013

  • Involve your dog at Georgia's state parks

    The dog days of summer will be here before you know it, and Georgia’s State Parks want to make sure Fido has a good time in the great outdoors.

    April 29, 2013

  • Residents encouraged to spot Gopher

    To celebrate National Get Outdoors Day on June 8 and Get Outdoors Georgia Month in June, the loveable Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites Gopher mascot is getting out, getting dirty, and getting fit at sites across Georgia all month long.

    April 26, 2013

  • Deal signs boating safety bill

    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a comprehensive boating safety law after a deadly summer on the water in north Georgia.

    April 24, 2013

  • Fisherman’s catch breaks 1st Ga. record since 2010

    A Georgia fisherman has reeled in the state’s first record-breaking catch in more than two years.

    March 1, 2013

  • Kids encouraged to enter birding competition, art contest

    Georgia’s Youth Birding Competition turns 8 this year, and coordinator Tim Keyes is seeing plenty of evidence the event is making an impact for conservation.

    January 19, 2013

  • Sportsmen in spotlight Thursday under the Gold Dome

    It is going to get a little wild at the Georgia Capitol on Thursday as sportsmen’s groups and coastal conservation groups from the around the state gather to meet with state leaders for “Sportsmen’s and Coastal Day at the Capitol.”

    January 19, 2013

  • New state fishing guide available

    The 2013 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide are available online and in print.

    January 17, 2013

  • Mountain bike time trials return to area

    The Snake Creek Gap Time Trials return to the rocky Pinhoti Trail today with the first in a series of mountain bike races to be held on the first Saturday of each month through March.

    January 5, 2013

  • Free app aims to boost outdoors enjoyment

    SOCIAL CIRCLE — Georgia hunters, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts now have an app of their own.

    November 8, 2012