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Universities as Models for Sustainability: Georgia Campus Sustainability Network’s Annual Conference

10/11/2012 // By Eriqah Foreman-Williams

On Friday, September 14, 2012, 108 members of Georgia higher education institutions (faculty, staff, administrators, and students), as well as interested organizations, came together for the “Universities as Models for Sustainability: Georgia Campus Sustainability Network’s Annual Conference.” The conference was held […] Read more >

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NWF’s Own Na’Taki Osborne Jelks Appointed to “21CSC” Federal Advisory Committee to Get Youth Outdoors

12/16/2011 // By Patrick Fitzgerald

Recently Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) Advisory Committee.  The 21CSC is an entity called for in President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors Report. This was big news in its […] Read more >

Water Conservation and Reuse Workshop at Georgia Southern University

9/30/2011 // By Carly Queen

On September 16, 2011, the Georgia Campus Sustainability Network (GCSN) hosted a Water Conservation and Reuse Workshop at Georgia Southern University.  With support from National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology program and the GCSN Steering Committee, approximately 35 participants from 16 […] Read more >

(photo by Na'Taki Osborne Jelks)

Guest Post: Celebrating the 10th Annual Atlanta Earth Tomorrow Summer Institute

8/9/2011 // By NWF

This is a guest post from Dejia Freeman, a graduate of the National Wildlife Federation’s Atlanta Earth Tomorrow Program and current program assistant for Earth Tomorrow. The Southeast Regional Center of the National Wildlife Federation, community partners, graduates, and current […] Read more >

Photo by Jessica Rios

Inspiring New Strategies to “Get the Fun Outside”: Perspectives on the First-Ever Southeast Regional Outdoor Nation Summit

7/25/2011 // By Max Greenberg

This is a guest post from Dejia Freeman, a graduate of the National Wildlife Federation’s Atlanta Earth Tomorrow Program and current program assistant for Earth Tomorrow. Until a couple of weekends ago, I had never seen so many dedicated, multi-faceted, […] Read more >

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Guest Post: A New Appreciation for Connecting Kids to Nature

5/5/2011 // By Max Greenberg

This post was written by Emory University student and NWF intern Jessica Deere. Growing up in a rural town in southeast Missouri, I never realized children could be disconnected from nature. I spent time camping and fishing in nearby rivers […] Read more >

Awarding of Eco-Schools USA 'Green Flag' at Savannah Country Day School (Laura Hickey)

First Eco-Schools USA “Green Flag” Awarded

4/29/2011 // By Laura Hickey

On April 28th, I traveled to Savannah with my colleague, NaTaki Osborne Jelks, to visit the Savannah Country Day School Lower School (SCDS).  SCDS was one of the first schools to be registered as an Eco-School in November 2009, and […] Read more >

NWF and Georgia Affiliate Host Summit on Children and the Outdoors

10/8/2010 // By NWF

On Saturday, October 23rd, the Georgia Wildlife Federation and the National Wildlife Federation in partnership with the Georgia No Child Left Inside Coalition are hosting the Georgia Summit on Children and the Outdoors. The summit will provide an opportunity for […] Read more >

Georgia Campus Sustainability Meeting

6/17/2010 // By Carly Queen

On June 11, 2010 the National Wildlife Federation, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, Georgia Southern University and the University of Georgia co-hosted the first-ever Georgia Campus Sustainability Meeting at Macon State College. Fifty-two […] Read more >

(Second) Smallest salamander in U.S. discovered

7/8/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new and tiny species of amphibian has been discovered in Georgia. Physorg.com reports: The newly discovered salamander, which is the second-smallest salamander species in the U.S. and one of the smallest in the world at just two inches long, […] Read more >