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CANCELED: Tybee Beach Cleanup

May 16, 2020

*To ensure the health and safety of our community given the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, this event has been canceled. We will do our best to reschedule in the fall.   UGA Marine Extension and GA Sea Grant will team up… Full story

CANCELED: Coastal Stewards: Microplastics

April 3, 2020

*To ensure the health and safety of our community given the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, this event has been canceled. We will do our best to reschedule at a later date. Marine microplastics, tiny fragments of plastic found in water… Full story

Adopt-A-Wetland Training

March 12, 2020

During this free training, participants will learn about coastal water quality issues and become certified to be part of a multi-state monitoring group of environmental stewards. The event will include a presentation, short test and demonstration of monitoring protocols. Workshop… Full story

Green Living: Beyond the Bin

February 20, 2020

Have you ever thought about the lifecycle of a plastic bag from the grocery store or a water bottle from the vending machine? During the Beyond the Bin program, we’ll learn about some of the negative impacts of single-use plastics… Full story

UGA receives $50,000 grant from AT&T to address flooding in Athens-Clarke County

February 14, 2020

A grant from AT&T will help an interdisciplinary team of UGA faculty assess long-term flood frequency and severity for Athens-Clarke County in order to better plan for future development and infrastructure investments. Paul Chambers Jr., regional director of external affairs… Full story

Green Living: What’s the Scoop?

February 6, 2020

We all want clean water to swim and fish in! Animal waste from wildlife and domestic pets can introduce harmful bacteria into waterways. Understanding where this waste is coming from can help us better prevent and manage it in the… Full story

Green Living: Home Energy Economics

January 23, 2020

Going green can be affordable. Learn about utilities that save energy and money. Talk with Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s marine economist, Adam Stemle, about the costs and benefits of different types of energy, and make a plan for… Full story

Green Living: Film Screening: The Human Element

December 5, 2019

Join us for a free film screening of the visually stunning documentary “The Human Element,” where environmental photographer James Balog captures the lives of everyday Americans on the front lines of climate change. Following the film, there will be a… Full story

UGA’s new Green Living Series promotes conservation through individual action

December 3, 2019

Residents of Georgia’s coastal communities can learn how to save money and better preserve natural resources during “Green Living,” a new series of programs offered by the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant in Brunswick this winter…. Full story

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