Georgia Adopt-A-Stream encourages and supports community members interested in collecting water quality data, ranging from dissolved oxygen to crayfish abundance. These data are then used by the community, local organizations, universities, and others to explore and protect watersheds. Learn how to harness the power of your curiosity through citizen science! On Aug 22nd, Jenna Dodson…

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by Sarah Poletti, Conservation Research Bridge Program, Amphibian Foundation The Blue Heron Nature Preserve is a pocket of nature hidden in the Buckhead area of metro-Atlanta. The preserve serves the community as a way to escape inside the city and stroll trails surrounded by tall trees and the soothing crackle of Mill Creek flowing beside…

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It’s pirate month! Argh matey! This past week I went on vacation to Florida. And while we drove by packed crowds at the beach and bars, we also drove through marked “seabird nesting areas” and the fridge in our rental had a magnet about protecting sea turtles.   I may not have been able to go…

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