Led by UGA marine educators, the Coastal Awareness and Responsible Ecotourism, or CARE, program provides ecotour companies with tools to implement best practices when it comes to water-based tourism activities.
During the Palmetto Championship, former PGA Tour professional Michael Sims heard about Congaree’s plans to refurbish Sergeant Jasper Golf Club and turn the nine-hole course in Ridgeland into a place where local junior golfers and high school teams can play for free. Sims liked the idea so much that he wanted to help.
Camp Buddy, a summer camp for children with down syndrome, made it’s return to Chatham County this week. While there is plenty of fun for campers, it also helps them prepare for the upcoming school year, something even more important this year.
We are now one month into sea turtle nesting season and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources says they are in full swing, having documented 484 nests on beaches across the state so far this season.
If you were on Tybee Island this weekend you may have seen a large number of jellyfish washed up on shore. As crazy as the sight is to see, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources says this is a common occurrence.