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  • Last Palm Short Course this year!  This will be a great opportunity to see, hear and learn from the palm experts if you’re In the Central and North Florida regions. ISA, FDACS  CEUs available.  Don’t miss it! WHEN:  Tuesday, October 24, 2023 — 8:00 am – 3:30 pm WHERE:  Duval County Extension Office,  1010 N. McDuff…

  • Georgia Urban Ecologists / Georgia Audubon 2023-24 – Registration for Brunswick Urban Ecologists is finally open! This program is for students in grades 8 – 12 from surrounding counties (McIntosh, Camden, Brantley). The first session is coming up on October 14, from 10 AM-1 PM. See below flyer with QR code for registration and program…

  • The True Value of Oaks

    The True Value of OaksArticle by: Jessica Warren, ANR Agent, Camden County If there’s one thing that Coastal Georgia is known for, it’s our majestic oaks draped in Spanish moss. We know our native oak trees are beautiful, but is there more than just what meets the eye? Oaks are long-lived, slow growing trees that…

  • Join us to become one of Georgia’s First Detectors, and to help fight the spread of invasive species in our beautiful state.  Mission The primary goal of the Georgia First Detector Program is to establish a network of well-trained and dedicated volunteers, also known as “First Detectors” that will: We will have professional speakers from…

  • Fall Gardening

    Fall GardeningArticle by: Jessica Warren, ANR Agent, Camden County Summer in Coastal Georgia is an intense time. As we look forward to a reprieve from the heat, we can turn our thoughts towards cooler times and start planning and preparing our fall garden. One of the benefits of our (excessively) warm climate is that we…

  • Understanding Jellyfish

    Understanding JellyfishBy: Jessica Warren, ANR Agent Camden County Jellyfish, or jellies, are some of nature’s strangest creatures and one that you’re bound to encounter on the Georgia Coast. Jellyfish aren’t fish at all. They are marine invertebrates that are a type of gelatinous zooplankton. Jellies have no bones, brain, blood, teeth, or fins. Their bodies…

  • Camden and McIntosh county agents hosted the first Coastal Junior Naturalist Program during July, 2023. The program aimed to educate youth ages 11-15 on natural resource issues and careers through interactive experiences.

  • Learn how to protect Georgia waters & know how to report ‘Aquatic Nuisance Species’ (ANS). Get ANS certified today! Visit the Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources website for more information. Aquatic Nuisance Species Flyer (PDF)

  • What Makes a Weed?

    What makes a weed? – Jessica Warren, ANR Agent Camden County What is a weed? Much like beauty, a weed is in the eye of the beholder. The definition of a weed is any plant that is growing where you don’t want it. Today I’ll discuss the characteristics of weeds, uses and benefits of some…

  • Jessica Warren, 38 Camden County Extension Coordinator and Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Business:  UGA Camden County Extension Office Lives in: Kingsland Professional responsibilities: My job is to disseminate research-based, unbiased information to the public on all things natural resources and agriculture related. This includes answering questions on landscape, garden, wildlife, pond and insect questions,…