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Recent Press Releases

ATLANTA, GA

Following the successful introduction of 11 all-terrain wheelchairs in 2022, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are proud to announce an expansion of their comprehensive outdoor accessibility program Outdoors Beyond Barriers. This initiative aims to grow accessibility options across the state, ensuring that all visitors, regardless of physical limitations, can fully enjoy the natural beauty and recreational opportunities of Georgia's state parks and outdoor spaces.


ATLANTA, GA

The Georgia Board of Natural Resources on April 24 named a former congressman as the recipient of the 2023 Rock Howard Conservation Achievement Award during its meeting on Jekyll Island.


Dallas, GA

The Paulding County Emergency Management Agency is sponsoring a Search and Rescue Training Exercise on 4/27/2024. This exercise will provide participants with an opportunity to assess capabilities, plans, policies and procedures relating to lost/missing persons incidents. It will focus on decision-making, coordination, and integration with other organizations during a search. The expected outcome of the exercise is to enhance search and rescue operations capabilities and strengthen interagency coordination.