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UPDATE: Coastal Georgia Invasive Species Week – February 22-26, 2021

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Coastal Georgia Invasive Species Week – February 22-26, 2021 Please note that the February 26th Weed Wrangle location has changed to Catclaw vine at Altamaha WMA (Butler Island). National Invasive Species Awareness week activities include a series of virtual lectures and a socially distanced Weed Wrangle. See flyer below for…
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Overwatering … The Signs and Symptoms

Article by Jessica Warren, ANR Agent, Camden County Overwatering … The Signs and Symptoms In the 7.5 years that I’ve served as the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent in Camden, 80-90% of the issues I’ve seen have had one root cause – too much water and/or poor drainage. The…
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Tick-borne bobcat fever poses serious threat to domestic cats

Published on 05/27/21 Tick-borne bobcat fever poses serious threat to domestic cats By Denise M Hatcher for CAES News Experts at the University of Georgia are urging cat owners across the state to proactively protect their pets as cases of cytauxzoonosis, or bobcat fever, an often fatal tick-borne disease, are spiking in middle…
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Georgia Vegetable Gardens

Published on 05/28/21 Unusually cool spring temperatures may impede Georgia vegetable gardens By Bob Westerfield for CAES News To call this past spring in Georgia normal would be a mischaracterization. Typical springs in Georgia seem to last about three days — and then we hit the hot weather. This spring, the cooler temperatures…
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Public help needed to control invasive tegu lizards in southeast Georgia

Published on 06/03/21 Public help needed to control invasive tegu lizards in southeast Georgia By Courtney Cameron, Rick Lavender for CAES News University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is assisting the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GDNR) in the effort to find and remove tegus from the wild in southeast Georgia, and the public’s…
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Basic Tree Health and Management

Article by: Jessica Warren, ANR Agent, Camden County Basic Tree Health and Management Most of us have and enjoy trees in our landscapes, but often little thought is given to those trees until something is terribly wrong. Usually by the time a homeowner calls me about a tree, it is…
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Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop May 12, 2021

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop May 12th, 2021 You are invited to join the Georgia Coastal Management Program in partnership with Coke Florida for an upcoming Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop. Did you know: A rain barrel can save most homeowners 2,000 gallons of water each year which…
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Lichens and What They Mean for Your Trees

Lichens and What They Mean for Your Trees(Article written by Jessica Warren, ANR Agent, Camden County) Every year around March I begin getting calls about a “fungus that’s killing my trees.” Often this is followed by tales of scrubbing the perceived offenders off of the trees with bleach. First let…
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