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EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grant to Student at the University of Georgia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2014 EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grant to Student at the University of Georgia Contact Information: Dawn Harris Young, EPA, (404) 562-8421 (Direct), (404) 562-8400 (Main), harris-young.dawn@epa.gov ATLANTA – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) … Continue reading

UGA to host water-focused event with documentary screening, book launch Oct. 22

Writer/Contact: Dorinda Dallmeyer, 706 542-0935, dorindad@uga.edu Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Press and UGA College of Environment Design are hosting a documentary screening and book launch Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Ciné. The event will serve as … Continue reading

UGA awarded 2014 Ford College Community Challenge Grant for prescribed grazing

Writer: Ally Hellenga, 770-656-0073, hellenga@uga.edu Contact: Eric MacDonald, 706-542-0118, eamacdon@uga.edu Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia’s College of Environment and Design, in partnership with the College of Engineering and the Office of Sustainability, will use a grant from the … Continue reading

Going Green: Georgia’s energy production landscape gradually changing

Posted: Friday, October 3, 2014 8:00 am | Updated: 12:00 pm, Fri Oct 3, 2014. Going Green: Georgia’s energy production landscape gradually changing Gabe Cavallaro @gabe_cavallaroRedAndBlack.com | 0 comments Glancing around the state of Georgia, energy use and production might … Continue reading

Nibbelink named director of UGA’s Center for Integrative Conservation Research

Contact:Nate Nibbelink Nik Heynen Nibbelink named director of UGA’s Center for Integrative Conservation Research Heynen named new director of Integrative Conservation Ph.D. Program Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia’s Center for Integrative Conservation Research has tapped Nate Nibbelink to lead … Continue reading

UGA develops plan to install new electrode boiler

Writer: Kyle Tschepikow, 706-542-9167, kyletsch@uga.edu Contact: Ralph Johnson, 706-542-7369, rfj@uga.edu Athens, Ga. – The Facilities Management Division at the University of Georgia has developed a plan to replace the aging coal-fired boiler on campus with a more efficient electrode boiler … Continue reading

State Botanical Garden to host native plant sale

Writer: Kimberly Parks, 706-542-3977, kimparks@uga.edu Contacts: Heather Alley, alley@uga.edu, Jennifer Ceska, jceska@uga.edu Athens, Ga. – The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, a unit of the University of Georgia Office of Public Service and Outreach, will hold its annual Bluestems and Bluejeans: … Continue reading

Going Green: North Campus Deck vehicle charging stations indicative of growing sustainable energy

Written by: Gabe Cavallaro @gabe_cavallaro Originally posted here The University of Georgia installed an electric vehicle charging station, the first public charger in the Athens area, in the North Campus parking deck in May. But the quest for developing sustainable … Continue reading

Georgia Sea Grant and UGA planning team wins national award for work on Tybee Island Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan

Writer: Michele Nicole Johnson, 912-264-7319, michelej@uga.edu Contact: Jill Gambill, 706-542-3463, jgambill@uga.edu Athens, Ga. – A Georgia Sea Grant and University of Georgia planning team guiding the creation of the Tybee Island Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan has been awarded National … Continue reading

Species going extinct 1,000 times faster than in pre-human times, study finds

Writer: Beth Gavrilles, 706-542-7247, bethgav@uga.edu Contacts: John Gittleman, 706-542-2968, ecohead@uga.edu  Patrick Stephens, 706-542-3971, prsteph@uga.edu Athens, Ga. – University of Georgia ecologists John Gittleman and Patrick Stephens are contributors to a major new study that finds that species are going extinct … Continue reading