Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible.
The UGA Extension Fayette County office provides educational programming for youth, farmers, home gardeners, and industry professionals.
May 29 Secret Understandings of Trees: Careful Beginnings, Riotous Living, & Catastrophic Endings Tree life is filled with patient, progressive expansion, and shedding. A large tree has relatively few living cells, but must colonize and control large expanses of resource - containing space. The environment conspires to constrain tree life, and trees fight against this ecological friction to grow, thrive and reproduce. Tree understandings include biology and structure – how they survive on harsh sites, stand against storm winds and gravity, and usually outlive us by three generations. Join Kim Coder, Professor of Tree Biology & Health Care at the University of Georgia, Athens. Fayetteville, GA
AUGUST 21, 2017 – TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE – “GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE” This is a huge deal. Check out the dates/stats below. www.space.com The sun will appear completely covered for no more than 160 seconds. This is the first time a total solar eclipse has gone from one American coast to the other since 1918. It will also be the first time...
POLLINATOR CENSUS – AUGUST 2017 Students, Teachers and Community Gardeners Launch Pollinator Census This August Check out this article by UGA’s Merritt Melancon. Do you see your school or garden listed? Merritt Melancon, University of Georgia Home › News › Jul 2017 Friday, July 14th, 2017 Calling the class roll is a time-tested way for...
HELP CONSERVE THE GEORGIA BALD EAGLE & HUNDREDS OF WILDLIFE AND PLANT SPECIES Buying a DNR bald eagle or hummingbird wildlife license plate helps conserve bald eagles and hundreds of other Georgia wildlife and plant species. And renewing these plates, including older designs, each year helps even more. DNR tags cost only $25 more than a standard license plate, and $19 of each...