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  • Apr 18 Union/Towns Master Naturalist Program Series 1 The Master Naturalist Program covers natural resource topics such as native plants, invasive species, birds, tree ID, watershed management, mushrooms, pollinators and more. This Master Naturalist training is broken up into spring and fall series. To be a certified Master Naturalist, attendance in in both series is required. Classes will be on Thursdays. Cost is $150 for each series.
    • Blairsville, GA - (68.0 Miles)
  • Apr 19 - Apr 21 NE/NW Junior Rally (6th - 8th Grades) Junior 4-H members in grades 6 - 8 enjoy attending ropes course challenges, workshops, community service projects, a talent show, dance, and a glow in the dark Easter egg hunt!
    • Dahlonega, GA - (54.0 Miles)
  • Apr 19 2024 Georgia Master Naturalist Program The Georgia Master Naturalist Program is an adult environmental education course developed by UGA Extension and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources for people interested in exploring the habitats, ecosystems and the natural environments of our state. The Program is a combination of lectures and hands-on field studies taught by UGA faculty and field experts. Each year's program is unique and field trips and topics are subject to change. Previous Athens Area Master Naturalist programs included trips to Thompson Mill Arboretum in Braselton, GA and Rock and Shoals Granite Outcrop. Georgia Master Naturalist Program graduates are invited to the annual ANREP conference. We are currently accepting applications for the 2024 Master Naturalist course! The course will begin in April of 2024 and will be held on Fridays for nine consecutive weeks.
    • Bogart, GA - (78.0 Miles)
  • Nurturing With Nature
    Nurturing With Nature The field of medicine is ever-changing, and the use of herbal medicines may play a bigger role in health care as the value of natural remedies gain recognition in the Western world. By Sameeka Prabath Rajamani | Published: 4/16/2024
  • Onion Sorting Robot
    Onion Sorting Robot Working with UGA’s Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center and A&M Farms in Lyons, Georgia, a team of researchers led by School of Computing Professor Prashant Doshi is testing a robotic arm in the task of sorting fresh Vidalia onions. By David Mitchell | Published: 4/15/2024
  • 2024 Hall of Fame Inductees
    2024 Hall of Fame Inductees The Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame honors individuals making extraordinary contributions to agriculture and agribusiness industries in the state. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 4/11/2024
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