October 5 Is Last Day To Register to Vote, Drop Box Ordered For Courthouse, Go Online to Request Absentee, Early Voting Is October 13-30

The last day to register to vote in Georgia is October 5. You can register to vote in person at the courthouse or online at: https://registertovote.sos.ga.gov/GAOLVR/welcometoga.do#no-back-button It takes about two minutes. The Election Board has ordered a drop box for … Continue reading

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Mass Bird Deaths in Southwest, Orcas Attacking Yachts

From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/16/birds-falling-out-of-the-sky-in-mass-die-off-in-south-western-us-aoe https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/13/killer-whales-launch-orchestrated-attacks-on-sailing-boats?utm_term=b186b6db5624c0f82100a9b98f1e6f47&utm_campaign=GreenLight&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=greenlight_email

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Fall Migration Definitely on, Mixed Flight of Warblers, Seal Salamander

It’s a beautiful day here, temperature near 80 and a very nice breeze. The weather acts a bit as though it wants to move into a drier period – September is statistically our driest month – but the rain can’t … Continue reading

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I See My Tenth Bear, Article on Bear Survey From Smoky Mountain News

I saw my tenth black bear a few days ago, off Route 60 south, just past mile 10. I was just a short distance off Hwy 60, on the Forest Service road that goes past the old fountain (first left … Continue reading

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Proposed Dams In Grand Canyon Area Threaten Navajo Heritage

From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/aug/12/navajo-nation-dams-big-canyon-pumped-storage-project

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Stan Helton Loses to Jamie Hensley, Hensley is New County Chairman

By now, you probably know that Stan Helton lost to Jamie Hensley in the runoff for County Commission Chairman. Hensley is the new county chairman, as he is unopposed in the general election. People are talking about a takeover of … Continue reading

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Election Is Tomorrow, Seal Salamander, Idiot Floridians

Tomorrow is election day. There’s in-person voting at the precincts tommorow 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM. If you go to our Secretary of State website, on My Voter page, you’ll see your precinct. I saw a seal salamander yesterday, the … Continue reading

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Trump Signs LWCF Bill Into Law, Great Environmental Victory

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/510272-trump-signs-major-conservation-bill-into-law?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=32092

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BLM Nominee Opposed By 300 Green Groups

Some of the best political coverage is coming from The Hill. If environmental issues concern you, consider subscribing to their “Overnight Energy” newsletter. https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/510269-300-green-groups-say-senate-has-moral-duty-to-reject-trumps-public

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Two Former Interior Secretaries On The Great American Outdoors Act

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/24/congress-great-american-outdoors-act-public-lands-trump-damage

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