Georgia Board of Natural Resources

The Georgia Board of Natural Resources operates in an oversight capacity. The Board consists of 19 citizens appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Georgia Senate. The Board is responsible for setting rules and regulations ranging from air and water quality to hunting seasons and provides input into issues such as the agency’s budget recommendations and legislative initiatives.

Board members serve 7 year terms. As of mid-2021, 9 members are consumptive users and 17 seats are occupied by men.

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Natural Resources Division