This was announced. It’s from the tree farmers & associated industries lobby, the Georgia Forestry Association:
Presenting Dr. Seuss’ classic tale…in theatres Friday, March 2.
The Georgia Forestry Association and the Georgia Forestry Foundation have partnered with the Georgia Forestry Commission to give away 60,000 tree seedlings statewide in celebration of the [...]
I’ll boast here. I’ve gotten several compliments on my new overcoat, which makes me feel good. But what makes me feel better is that it was free and it reminds me of my friend Therese. I got her coat at a naked lady party.
Strictly speaking, the ladies aren’t naked, they have on underwears, generally. [...]
Georgia beats at least half of the other states when it comes to enforcing federal green laws, says the EPA … but adds that the whole pack of results are fairly sorry.
The state’s lead is calculated in a new EPA report that tested compliance via three sample cases: parts of three key [...]
If it’s going to go on and be so mild this winter, we’re going to have carrots for Christmas.
Knobby carrots, eh? They’re made that shape. Called “beefheart,” they grow short and stumpy, which is a more successful shape in Georgia clay than long and skinny.
The seeds went in in fall, as usual. But [...]
For seven miles along the Chattahoochee River in Coweta County, a ribbon of hardwood forest makes the most delightful part of the new Chattahoochee Bend State Park. In the old pine plantations behind, the next generation of diverse trees are starting to sprout.
Oak, and later on, some other trees, like maybe birch [...]
Businesses and lobbies combined filed about 110 suits against the Environmental Protection Agency in FY 2010. That’s the biggest tally since 1997. Suing for what? Why now?
Why sue the EPA?
Of Georgia’s roughly 525 hazardous waste sites, nearly 200 have languished on the cleanup list since 1994, while the state legislature approves spending hazardous waste fees and fines elsewhere.
In FY2011, the state collected some $13.5 million in fines for violations and fees for legal disposal of hazardous and regular garbage. In the same year, [...]
Inmate “recreation” ended decades ago at the Atlanta Prison Farm. Now, behind a ring of misleading trash piles lies a beautifully abandoned 400-acre tree, pond, stream and meadow wonderland.
The whole, whole south Atlanta property might have once been 10 times bigger, suggested Scott Petersen on a clear Sunday morning, as he started a tour [...]
Geothermal heat & air at Cobb school will pay for itself in a decade, according to the county, as reported by AJC.
Read more …
My own house (altogether a two-family, three-story building) never has a power bill more than $150. That’s two families. February, August, we keep it comfortable and geothermal [...]
Sez The Telegraph:
Georgia wildlife and environmental officials are trying to determine the cause of a fish kill in Commissioner Creek in Wilkinson County.
In all, 4,000 to 5,000 dead fish were found in about a nine-mile stretch of the creek and its tributary, Little Commissioner Creek, on Sept. 28 and 29, said Steve Schleiger, [...]