Monthly Archives: March 2024

Margaret Renkl On The Okefenokee

Here’s a column by Margaret Renkl, who is a columnist for the New York Times. She lives in Nashville and writes mostly about the environment. I’m not sure the link will work, but the article is well worth reading. If … Continue reading

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Georgia Conservancy Legislative Update For Final Week

Here’s the update for the final week of the legislature. https://mailchi.mp/gaconservancy/legislative-update-2024-1202942?e=868724ca64

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Bill Restricting Access To Public Waterways Passes Georgia Senate, Goes to Governor For Signature

Here’s a report from SavannahNow.com: https://www.savannahnow.com/story/news/politics/state/2024/03/27/bill-restricting-access-to-public-waterways-passes-georgia-senate/73116360007/

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Georgia Conservancy Legislative Update

The update for Week 11 is below. https://mailchi.mp/gaconservancy/legislative-update-2024-1202938?e=868724ca64

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Please Support The Okefenokee

Here’s a post from the Nature Conservancy that includes a petition to protect the swamp. It takes less than a minute to fill our the form. https://dsqjvx52uljvw.cloudfront.net/c/cincvusp/cbdff8a7-525b-4082-8543-65a999046b88.html?en_txn1=e.ch_ga.act.x.0325.n.n.sas._tx&en_txn8=NewSch.ZBEMSA2403NPNZNZZA17Z00-ZZZZZ-GA00&lu=92a2d7bc-43ec-421d-a0c2-a1c06785538f&customer_id=23909416

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Progress Of Spring

Some of the dogwoods are just starting, with that greenish bloom that takes a while to turn white. The redbuds are starting to fade in color, but are still hanging on. The old sarvis is fading, too. There are finally … Continue reading

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Barred Owl Last Night

We had a thrill last night during dinner when a Barred Owl landed in an oak tree about thirty feet from the house. It was last light, and it wasn’t long before the owl jumped off the limb, presumably to … Continue reading

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Spring Update From Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest

Here’s a spring update from the Forest Service with a link to sign up for news. https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Spring-has-sprung-in-the-Chattahoochee-Oconee-National-Forest-.html?soid=1121362160102&aid=M-2oUYqnrvw

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Colder Weather Continues, Along With The Controlled Burns

It has continued colder, with a low this morning (Wednesday) around 35 and a forecast high of 67. The colder temperatures seem to have put things on hold. My old sarvis is still in beautiful bloom, but the younger ones … Continue reading

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Signs Of Spring: The Old Sarvis Blooms

It has bounced back cold, with this morning’s temperature 37 and the forecast high today 50. The forecast low tonight is 25, which will probably set things back a bit. Yesterday, our old sarvis bloomed. It was a fairly large … Continue reading

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