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Archived Georgia Sound News

Thu, 02/14/2019

Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols will discuss the state's energy future at a lunch-and-learn meeting at noon Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Regional Headquarters, One Conservation Way, Brunswick, GA 31520, in the Susan Shipman Learning Building.

Wed, 01/23/2019
: Elizabeth Cheney, a beach water quality manager with the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, tends to a beach advisory sign near Pier Village on St. Simons Island.

Residents and visitors to Georgia’s coast may not know Elizabeth Cheney – but they’ve probably seen her handiwork.

Tue, 01/15/2019

Since Decemeber 2003, Donna McDowell has overseen the Age and Growth Laboratory at CRD. In her career, she's analyzed tens of thousands of fish ear-bones, called "otoliths." By examining the samples under a microscope, McDowell can count the rings in the bones and determine the fish's age, much like counting tree rings. 

Mon, 01/14/2019

    Cameron Brinton deals with some heavy stuff in his job -- literally. 
    As a marine biologist with the Habitat Enhancement and Restoration Unit of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Coastal Resources Division, he helps with the upkeep and creation of artificial reefs off Georgia's coast. Part of his job is to find post-industrial materials like concrete culverts and massive pieces of metal that can be used for fish habitats. 

Mon, 01/07/2019
Savannah River

Join us for a Brownbag Lunch and Learn Series

When: Jan. 7, 2019, 12 p.m. 

Where: Susan Shipman Environmental Learning Center - Northeast corner of the parking lot

This months topic: Tidal Reach in the Savannah River