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2011-12-02 10:00:00

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Issues Law Enforcement Policy Change, Allows the Trap-Alertâ“ž¢ System to Replace Daily Visual Inspections Cumming, GA (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 New Frequency, Inc., a developer and operator of electronics and web-enabled real time data collection, monitoring and management solutions announced today that the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GA DNR) has issued an official statement approving the use of New...

2011-04-03 07:30:00

ATLANTA, April 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation presented 23 awards recognizing the best of preservation in Georgia during its 34th annual Preservation Awards ceremony in Macon on April 1. The Hardman Farm in Sautee, Ga. received the Marguerite Williams Award, presented annually to the project that has had the greatest impact on preservation in the state. The Italianate style house also received an award in the Excellence in Restoration...

2010-05-11 10:37:00

ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources celebrated the introduction of geocaching in state parks with a fun and family-friendly launch and learn last Saturday. The event was supported by the Georgia Geocachers Association, and was attended by more than 100 people, including GGA members, Atlanta Girl Scouts, newcomers to the joys of geocaching and assorted media. The kick-off event for the statewide program was held at the Fort Yargo State Park in Winder....

2009-09-14 07:07:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites is offering free admission on Saturday, September 26 as part of National Public Lands Day. The statewide celebration at all 63 state parks and historic sites is a way to thank park visitors and volunteers for their support of outdoor recreation and historic preservation. "Our state parks and historic sites have been through a challenging year," said Parks Director Becky Kelley. "Free Day in the Parks is our way of...

2008-10-02 18:00:08

BRUNSWICK -- The 13th annual CoastFest, featuring interactive exhibits as well as demonstrations from more than 85 environmental, educational and natural resource organizations, will be Saturday. Georgia's largest celebration of coastal natural resources, the festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources regional headquarters, 1 Conservation Way, at the Sidney Lanier Bridge south of Brunswick. Admission and parking is free for the family-oriented...

2008-07-10 09:00:19

By Chloe Morrison, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jul. 10--To preserve natural land areas in the region can require cooperation and sacrifice by public and private interests, but it's an investment in the future, officials contend. "We need to plan for conservation the same way we plan for development, instead of having it be the leftover," said Jeanie Nelson, executive director and president of the Land Trust for Tennessee. When greenspace and natural resources are lost, they are...

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2008-03-03 16:45:00

Like many northerners who head south to warmer climates for the winter, many Northern right whales also head south in November and stay into April. Their destination is the only known calving ground for this rare and endangered population"”the waters off Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. When they arrive, NOAA scientists are there to greet them, and to take DNA samples.Although they are large animals, finding them in the ocean is not easy. "Like people, they don't all congregate in...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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