Student Blog

Future teachers and elementary school students learn about wetland ecology

June 24, 2021

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is working with students at the College of Coastal Georgia to monitor a freshwater wetland adjacent to a local elementary school and develop educational lesson plans on wetland ecology for elementary and middle… Full story

Rain Gardens in Coastal Georgia

March 13, 2021

On Saturday, March 13, we invite you to participate in our free webinar about rain gardens. The workshop will introduce rain gardens as a stormwater management tool for your landscape. Join Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s stormwater specialist and… Full story

Interactive, virtual curriculum helps fourth graders better understand weather

February 18, 2021

A new comprehensive, virtual-learning science curriculum for students in fourth grade focuses on the water cycle, weather, climate and natural processes that shape the Earth’s coasts and communities. Water Shapes Our Planet and Our Lives provides a unique, hands-on experience… 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

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

Adopt-A-Wetland volunteer training

October 12, 2019

On October 12, an Adopt-A-Wetland citizen scientist workshop will be held at Fort King George State Historic Site in Darien, Georgia. The session will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will focus on how to get involved in… Full story

New Adopt-A-Wetland coordinator plans to enhance monitoring efforts on the coast

July 4, 2019

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant welcomed Luke Roberson as the new Adopt-A-Wetland program coordinator for coastal Georgia. Roberson is recruiting, training and coordinating citizen scientists who are interested in protecting the aquatic resources surrounding Georgia’s coastal communities. “My job… Full story

Science and education inspire during microplastics panel

November 30, 2017

Over 80 participants gathered for an Evening @ Skidaway program on Nov. 16 to hear about the emerging issue of microplastics. Jay Brandes, a chemical oceanographer with Skidaway Institute of Oceanography talked about his Georgia Sea Grant-funded study on the… Full story

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