Author Archives : Georgia Geography

BioBlitz 2016

The Georgia Geographic Alliance hosted its first BioBlitz on May 21, 2016. The day focused on finding and identifying as many species as possible at Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve in Decatur, GA. The event hosted hikes led by scientists ranging in topics like geology to herpetology to macro-invertebrates and activity tables ran by our amazing […]

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Endangered Species Day at the ATL Botanical Gardens

On April 14th, the Georgia Geographic Alliance participated in Endangered Species Day at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. The annual event focuses on promoting the conservation of animal and plant species who are facing population decline through educational outreach. GGA hosted a table that focused on fossils of extinct species, like mammoth teeth and gut stones […]

GIS Day at the CDC

The Georgia Geographic Alliance participated in GIS Day at the CDC on November 19, 2015, which was presented by The Geography and Geospatial Science Working Group (GeoSWG). GIS Day is all about discovering the world through users of Geographic Information Systems technology to showcase real-world applications. It is an international event. Groups and organizations that […]

GGA and the Science Olympiad

Dr. Jeremy Diem, interim coordinator of the Georgia Geographic Alliance, designed and ran the meteorology event at the regional Science Olympiad competition held at Georgia State University on 5 March 2016.  Fifteen teams of middle-school students were exposed to samplings of content from the Climate Literacy Labs. Please like & share: