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The map function of the WeRecycle app allows users to locate nearby recycling bins using Google maps. CAES News
WeRecycle
Have you ever found yourself holding an empty aluminum can or plastic bottle with no recycling container in sight? University of Georgia researchers have developed a mobile app for that.
J. Scott Angle, dean and director, UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Georgia drought deepens
After breathing a sigh of relief for the past few years, many Georgians are once again facing extreme drought conditions, which threaten to intensify during the summer.
GAEMN weather station on the Stripling Irrigation Park in Camilla, Ga. CAES News
Monitoring weather
The Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network, operated by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, is in jeopardy due to key faculty and funding losses. Georgia farmers depend on the network for weather, soil and water information that helps them make the quick decisions needed to efficiently produce their crops.
Ag Forecast 2011 CAES News
AG Forecast 2011
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences announces its fifth annual Ag Forecast Series. The sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 24 in Gainesville, Jan. 25 in Tifton, Jan. 27 in Statesboro, Feb.
As interest in local food continues to grow, more communities across Georgia have started farmers markets, like this one in Roswell. The University of Georgia's helping to meet the demand, too, with a certificate program in local food systems. CAES News
Local food systems
The University of Georgia hopes to bring gardening, fresh produce and nutritious food a little closer to the people who need it by first educating its students.
Hemlock Woolly Adelgids suck up the cells from the needles and prevent the tree from transferring water and conducting photosynthesis. The first obvious sign of an infestation is thinning foliage; the needles fall off and the crown starts thinning out. From a distance, trees look gray. CAES News
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Thousands of broken trees line the banks of the Chattooga River. The dead, gray stabs were once evergreen monsters offering shade to trout and picturesque views to visitors. These Eastern hemlocks are native to north Georgia, but they are dying rapidly.
Students share food harvested from the UGArden. CAES News
UGA garden
Eating locally grown food is now easier than ever for students at the University of Georgia. With the new campus community garden, students can harvest their own vegetables while learning gardening techniques.
Alpharetta Elementary 4th graders from left Joey Santoro, 10, and Neal Seaman, 10, search a stream for life during environmental education at Washega 4H camp in Dahlonega, Thursday, April 28, 2005. CAES News
Environmental Education
Learning “al-fresco” style, or getting out into nature’s classroom, is a great way to connect children with the things they are expected to master in school, says a 4-H education specialist.
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Landscape classes
Landscape professionals can learn better design techniques using graphics and sustainability practices at upcoming workshops on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga., Nov. 11-12.