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An American Kestrel from the Rock Eagle 4-H Center's collection CAES News
Native raptors
Is that a red-tailed hawk or a red-shouldered? If you’ve ever wanted to identify native raptors, the Saturday, Sept. 15 session of Saturday at the Rock is perfect for you. The Birds of Prey class is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga.
Lake sampling at Rock Eagle Lake CAES News
Stream walk
As the summer winds to a close, cool off and learn about the environment through a stream walk Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga.
A row of pines at the Westbrook Research Farm on the UGA campus in Griffin, Georgia. CAES News
Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day
Land is a valuable resource and provides immense benefits to humans and to wildlife. Landowners, farmers or sportsmen who wish to increase the value and benefits of the land they own, hunt or manage should make plans to attend the 2012 Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga.
A group of students enjoys canoeing on the lake at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga. CAES News
Paddling time
Spend Saturday, July 21, canoeing the lake at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga., during the center’s monthly Saturday at the Rock event.
Abbie Whittaker leads a reptile and amphibian class at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga. CAES News
Reptiles at Rock Eagle
Spend Saturday, June 16, at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga., and get up close and personal with the center’s reptile and amphibian collection.
Bee Institute, May 10-12
Faculty members from Young Harris College and the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will host their annual Bee Keeping Institute, May 10-12 in Young Harris, Ga.
A pair of hummingbirds fly around a feeder at a North Georgia home. CAES News
Angry birds
Disoriented fake birds flying into a newly cleaned window may make you chuckle on a television commercial. But, in reality, it’s no laughing matter.
Martin houses CAES News
Martin houses
One of the neat things I remember enjoying about springtime back home was the sound of martins. My daddy’s martin gourds and houses were the envy of the neighborhood. I believe even the most pessimistic people could be cheered up by the joyful chirping of those birds.
Exceptional drought
Drought conditions continue to intensify across most of Georgia. Since the end of May, conditions in the southern two-thirds of the state have deteriorated from extreme to exceptional drought, the highest drought category. Portions of northwest Georgia have now entered moderate drought conditions.