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1/14 Advanced Training in Environmental Education Registration Deadline (Class I January 24-26)
1/17-19 Georgia Shorebirds Conservation Teacher Workshop, Sapelo
1/17 Green Life Expo & Awards Art, Photography, and Poetry Contest: “Leap into Sustainability” 
1/18 Journey Through the Stars, SCNC
1/18 Plant Orders Due
1/21 MLK Day of Service, Multiple Sites
1/24 ATEEG Core Course I, Charlie Elliott
1/24 Owl Prowl for Adults, SCNC
1/25 SCiREN GA Networking Event, Bot Garden
1/26 Connect to Protect Leadership Program: Plants & Pollinators Specialization, Bot Garden
1/30 Frog Watch Training, SCNC
1/31 Greenfest Award Nominations Due (Including CCSD Recycling and Waste Reduction Award) See AWARDS Tab
2/1 Nature's Trading Post, SCNC
2/1 River of Words Art Contest, Entries Due
2/2 Deadline for Ripple Effect Film Project
2/5 Native Plant Symposium, Bot Garden
2/7 Monarchs Across GA Awards Nominations Due
2/7-8 Georgia Organics Conference, Athens
2/9 Full Moon Hike, Ben Burton Park
2/14 Romantic Tour of the North Oconee Water Reclamation Facility
2/14 Couples in the Sky, SCNC
2/15 Journey Through the Stars, SCNC
2/21 Georgia Arbor Day
2/21 Arbor Day Ramble, Bot Garden
2/29 Green Life Expo & Awards, Bot Garden
3/6-8 EEA Annual Conference, Villas by the Sea
Tours

Landfill
Commercial Compost
Recycling Facility

Water Reclamation Facility
Drinking Water Treatment
Special Programs
Staff Programs

Water Conservation 
Recycling
Stormwater
Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful
Planning Arborist
ACC Extension
Green School Activity Guide
Green School Brochure
Grants and Resources Looking for grant? See the rolling list of Environmental Education grants at EEinGeorgia!
Professional Development
Advanced Training in Environmental Education (ATEEG)
The following three courses will be held at Charlie Elliott Conference Center in Mansfield, GA, and begin at 1:00 p.m. on Friday adjourning at noon on Sunday.

Core Course 1 (Foundations of EE)-  January 24-26, 2020, To develop foundations of environmental literacy based on ecology and professional principles. Register by January 14, 2020 
Core Course 2 (Fostering Learning)- March 20-22, 2020, To increase understanding of how to implement environmental education programs that foster learning. Registration and payment is due by March 10, 2020.
Core Course 3 (Assessment and Evaluation)-  June 5-7, 2020, To increase participant's skills and knowledge associated with the program evaluation process that includes identifying outcomes, data collection methods, and data analysis. Registration and payment is due by May 26, 2020. Sign-up using this link. 

Certificate in Native Plants, State Botanical Garden of Georgia
February: Defense Systems in Native Plants, 2/1, Winter Tree Identification, 2/12, Native Plant Propagation, 2/21, Natural Communities in GA, 2/22
Get In Touch With Us

Laura Ney
Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension 
ACC Cooperative Extension
(706) 613-3640

Cecile Riker
Stormwater Education Specialist
ACC Transportation and Public Works 
(706) 613-3440 ext. 6717

Mason Towe
Program Education Specialist
ACC Recycling Division 
(706) 613-3512 ext. 7873


Jackie Sherry
Water Conservation Program Education Specialist
ACC Public Utilities Department
(706) 613-3729

Stacy Smith 
Program Education Specialist 
Keep Athens Clarke County Beautiful (KACCB)
(706) 613-3512 ext. 7872

Marc Beechuk
Planner II • Arborist
Athens Clarke County Planning Department
706 613.3515
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