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Moving down the state.


I have not done very well with posting every night as I had hoped! We literally get on the bus every morning at 7:00 and get to our hotels about 8:30 or 9:00 in the evenings. After debriefing and getting settled in our rooms, I usually fall in bed, too tired to do anything. The last few days have been amazing- we toured Georgia Power's hydroelectric power plant at Bartlett Ferry (even saw the turbine ...

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Shall we gather at the River?


Day 1 of C2C: Our group rendezvoused early this a.m. at Enterprise Rental in Cleveland, boarded a charter bus and headed to Horse Trough Falls to meet with Mr. D. Rightmeyer and Mike Joyce of the U.S. Forest Service. They did a great job sharing important information about the upper Chattahoochee watershed, the Weeks Act which passed in 1911 providing funds for the Forest Service to purchase the Chattahoochee's headwaters' land, the 4 major drainage ...

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Back on the Road...


The last time I posted on this blog was July 2009 as I was leaving Tanzania. I believe it high time to update folks and my upcoming "Creeks to Coast Educator's Workshop" provides me a perfect opportunity. I, along with 19 other educators, have been selected to participate in a weeklong immersive educational program led by Kim Morris-Zarneke, Georgia Aquarium's Manager of Interpretive Programs. Funding for the week is graciously provided by Georgia Aquarium, Southern ...

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Georgia Eye Care Experts: Skip Sparklers This Year


Study: Fourth of July Fireworks Caused 5,000 Injuries in 2012
Georgia Optometric Association Offers Tips to Celebrate the Holiday Safely

ATLANTA, Ga. (July 2, 2014) – Thousands of Georgia parents are buying sparklers for their children this Fourth of July thinking they are a safe way to celebrate. But, as a Georgia eye expert warns, sparklers heat up to 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit – hot enough to melt some metals – and ...

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Georgia Eye Care Experts Urge Parents to Leave ALL


Study: Fourth of July Fireworks Caused 5,000 Injuries in 2012
Georgia Optometric Association Offers Tips to Celebrate the Holiday Safely

ATLANTA, Ga. (July 2, 2014) – Thousands of Georgia parents are buying sparklers for their children this Fourth of July thinking they are a safe way to celebrate. But, as a Georgia eye expert warns, sparklers heat up to 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit – hot enough to melt some metals – and ...

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