• CRBI’s 7 Hills 3 Rivers Adventure Race & Family Challenge is Sept. 21

    Think you have seen all of Rome? Think again! See Rome like you have never seen it before during the Coosa River Basin Initiative 6th Annual 7 Hills 3 Rivers Adventure Race and 3rd Annual Family Challenge.

    August 21, 2013

  • Women invited to hunting, outdoors workshop

    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a program for women looking to learn more about hunting, fishing and boating.

    August 21, 2013

  • Outdoors notebook: DNR offers 'loaner' program for anglers

    Whether you’re planning to visit a Georgia State Park or Georgia Historic Site or just happen to stop by one on a whim, be sure to come cast away your worries by fishing — whether or not you have the necessary equipment.

    June 22, 2013

  • MikeAry-col.jpg Dalton man’s lab retriever earn status as top talent

    It didn’t take Dalton’s Mike Ary long to figure out his dog Annie was a quick study.
    She has learned enough in the first six years of her life to become a champion.

    June 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites offer star-spangled celebrations

    Grilling burgers in the shade, watching fireworks over a lake and camping under the stars are just some of the July 4th activities offered by Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites.

    June 12, 2013

  • DNR encourages all boaters to wear life jackets

    SOCIAL CIRCLE — May 18-24 is recognized as National Safe Boating Week, and conservation rangers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division encourage those on the water to wear life jackets, file a float plan, stay sober and follow DNR regulations for safe boating.

    May 19, 2013

  • 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