‘The Flying Debris’ children’s books donated to Pennsylvania dchool district

Sixteen The Flying Debris children’s books have been donated to Pennsylvania’s Central Bucks School District, one for each elementary school and the Doylestown Library. The books were requested by Alexis Matt, who was the fifth-grade teacher of Ed Hose, co-author… Full story

Meet our summer interns

From The Skidaway Scoop Three new summer interns have started work at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. Kathryn Savidge is no stranger to many here on campus. The daughter of Skidaway Institute faculty members Bill and Dana Savidge,… Full story

Workshop teaches volunteers how to monitor Monarch populations

The Monarch Larva Monitoring Project workshop held May 30 at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s Brunswick station trained 29 citizen scientists to monitor monarch butterfly populations and habitats. The participants learned monarch biology, including how to identify eggs,… Full story

UGA Aquarium installs custom-made touch tanks

UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island has installed new custom-made touch tanks to house marine invertebrates. UGA Aquarium is the education branch of UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, units of UGA Office of Public Service… Full story

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant launch Georgia Seafood Directory

Contact: Tori Stivers, 770-460-2506, tstivers@uga.edu A revamped online seafood directory that aims to help Georgia consumers and retailers gain better access to fresh Georgia seafood is being launched by the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, units… Full story

UGA Aquarium works with Richmond Hill to Adopt a Wetland

A core group of Field Studies Program students from Richmond Hill Middle School recently participated in Adopt-a-Wetland biological training with UGA faculty member Mary Sweeney-Reeves. The training took place at Fort McAllister in Richmond Hill, and will help prepare the… Full story

The Golden Isles go “Green” at EcoFair

Poly, a loggerhead sea turtle made from foam to-go containers, was one of the highlights of the EcoFair recently held at Glynn Place Mall. EcoFair was hosted by Green Scene of Coastal Georgia, a group of individuals representing various organizations… Full story

R/V Georgia Bulldog docks at the Darien blessing

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant offered tours of the R/V Georgia Bulldog on Saturday, April 18, during Darien’s Blessing of the Fleet festival. The Darien Blessing of the Fleet, held April 17-19, is an annual festival hosted by… Full story

Volunteers help clean up marsh on Jekyll Island

Water Quality Program Coordinator Katy Smith and Georgia Sea Grant interns, Cara Lin and Beth Smith, joined staff from Jekyll Island Georgia Sea Turtle Center and 17 volunteers to help cleanup and restore a riverside section of marsh on Jekyll… Full story

Pavilion will give UGA Aquarium visitors an outdoor place to gather

Contact: Anne Lindsay, 912-598-2355, lindsaya@uga.edu Thanks to a private gift, visitors to the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service will soon have an outdoor pavilion where they can gather when visiting the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island…. Full story

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