Agriculture & Natural Resources
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I'm Mother Nature’s high rise condominium;
The birds and the bugs all give me their hugs,
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Nov 8 - Nov 9 Identification, Mapping, and Control of Invasive Pests Fayetteville, GA Invasive species are one of the greatest threats to the environment worldwide and in Georgia, and they produce billions of dollars in damages annually. The First Detectors program offers a two-day advanced workshop to provide tools, educational materials, and training for stakeholders including: Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, Citizen Scientists, Professionals, and other volunteers or homeowners. Learn to identify, report, and manage invasive species. $50 registration cost includes educational materials, coffee, and lunches for both days. Registration is available on our website or in person at our office.
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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...