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Dac Crossley, emeritus curator of mites for the Georgia Museum of Natural History, collected the first of the museum's Georgia-grown Brood II cicadas over Memorial Day weekend in White County. The museum's curators are asking the public to send any intact cicada carcasses they find to help study the Brood II emergence in Georgia. (Credit: J. Merritt Melancon/UGA) CAES News
Cicada time
After weeks of anticipation, insect watchers are getting the show of a lifetime as the Brood II periodical cicadas emerge from the soil in the north Georgia mountains. University of Georgia entomologists are hoping to use the public’s interest in this year’s emergence as a chance to research and better map the range of the cicadas.
Mosquitoes feed on sugar water in Mark Brown's endocrinology lab on UGA's Athens campus. CAES News
Mosquito Madness
This year’s unseasonably cool spring has left middle and north Georgia virtually mosquito free so far. But with the return of warmer nights that old familiar buzz won’t be far behind.
A pair of hummingbirds fly around a feeder at a North Georgia home. CAES News
Bird habitats
Birds can be an important aspect of a backyard environment. The selection of food-producing trees and shrubs can ensure the presence of birds year-round. To attract and maintain a bird population, a habitat should provide food, cover, nesting areas and water.
Pictured is a Piedmont Azalea growing in the Coastal Plain Research Arboretum on the Tifton campus of the University of Georgia. CAES News
Wildflower Symposium
The South Georgia Native Plant and Wildflower Symposium has blossomed into a must-see event for gardening enthusiasts.
A visitor to Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga., reluctantly touches a small American alligator. CAES News
Reptiles and amphibians
Have you ever wondered where turtles go in the winter or why salamanders have slimy skin? Rock Eagle’s next Saturday at the Rock program, Snakes, Turtles and More, will answer all of these questions.
Diane Davies, retired Georgia 4-H Environmental Education program director, has been named to the National 4-H Hall of Fame.  Shown during the induction ceremony are Debbie Nistler, NAE4-HA president, Davies, Lisa Lauxman, director of the Division of Youth and 4-H, National Institute of Food and Agriculture USDA and Jennifer Sirangelo, executive vice president of the National 4-H Council. CAES News
4-H Hall of Fame
The National Association of Extension 4-H Agents honored Diane Davies, known as the founder of the environmental education program in Georgia, by inducting her into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on Oct. 12 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md.
An American Kestrel from the Rock Eagle 4-H Center's collection CAES News
Native raptors
Is that a red-tailed hawk or a red-shouldered? If you’ve ever wanted to identify native raptors, the Saturday, Sept. 15 session of Saturday at the Rock is perfect for you. The Birds of Prey class is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga.
Lake sampling at Rock Eagle Lake CAES News
Stream walk
As the summer winds to a close, cool off and learn about the environment through a stream walk Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga.
A row of pines at the Westbrook Research Farm on the UGA campus in Griffin, Georgia. CAES News
Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day
Land is a valuable resource and provides immense benefits to humans and to wildlife. Landowners, farmers or sportsmen who wish to increase the value and benefits of the land they own, hunt or manage should make plans to attend the 2012 Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga.
A group of students enjoys canoeing on the lake at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga. CAES News
Paddling time
Spend Saturday, July 21, canoeing the lake at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga., during the center’s monthly Saturday at the Rock event.