Georgia Department of Natural Resources records on Ossabaw Island
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Georgia Department of Natural Resources records on Ossabaw Island

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Department of Natural Resources.
Title: Georgia Department of Natural Resources records on Ossabaw Island
Dates: 1997-2007
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet (2 folders)
Identification: MS 2147

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has statewide responsibilities for the management and conservation of Georgia's natural and cultural resources. The mission of the Department of Natural Resources is to sustain, enhance, protects, and conserve Georgia's natural, historic, and cultural resources for present and future generations, while recognizing the importance of promoting the development of commerce and industry that use sound environmental practices. Majority of this work is conducted by DNR's six operating divisions: Coastal Resources Division; Environmental Protection Division; Historic Preservation Division; Pollution Prevention Assistance Division; Parks, Recreation, and Historic Sites Division; and Wildlife Resources Division.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains drafts and notices of public meetings about a comprehensive management plan for Ossabaw Island, Georgia, a topographic map of the island, and a videotape on the endangered species located on the island. These materials were created by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources in 1997 and 2000 in order to determine the best plan of action for the management and protection of the invaluable natural resources and species that can be found on Ossabaw Island.

Index Terms

Georgia. Department of Natural Resources.
Ossabaw Island (Ga.)
Plans (reports)
Topographic maps.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.