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Abbie Whittaker leads a reptile and amphibian class at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga. CAES News
Reptiles at Rock Eagle
Spend Saturday, June 16, at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga., and get up close and personal with the center’s reptile and amphibian collection.
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Bee Institute, May 10-12
Faculty members from Young Harris College and the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will host their annual Bee Keeping Institute, May 10-12 in Young Harris, Ga.
A pair of hummingbirds fly around a feeder at a North Georgia home. CAES News
Angry birds
Disoriented fake birds flying into a newly cleaned window may make you chuckle on a television commercial. But, in reality, it’s no laughing matter.
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Martin houses
One of the neat things I remember enjoying about springtime back home was the sound of martins. My daddy’s martin gourds and houses were the envy of the neighborhood. I believe even the most pessimistic people could be cheered up by the joyful chirping of those birds.
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Exceptional drought
Drought conditions continue to intensify across most of Georgia. Since the end of May, conditions in the southern two-thirds of the state have deteriorated from extreme to exceptional drought, the highest drought category. Portions of northwest Georgia have now entered moderate drought conditions.
A family of armadillos huddles near the entrance of a burrow. CAES News
Armadillo damage
Is your landscape being damaged during the night by an armadillo? Armadillos damage lawns by burrowing and digging in search of food. It is amazing how much destruction just one armadillo can do in just one night.
A varroa mite feeds on a honeybee. The mites spread viruses and activate those already present in bees, causing bees to get sick and entire colonies to die. Researchers believe varroa mites might be contributing to CCD. CAES News
Mites key to bee problem
Nearly 30 percent of all honeybees literally disappeared last winter, fleeing their hives never to return. Researchers have studied colony collapse disorder since it was identified in 2006. They are now uncovering answers to this problem.
Fawn with spots grazes on a landscape in North Georgia. CAES News
Deer-tolerant Plants
Spring is the perfect time to add new flowers and trees to your home landscape. However, deer may love the new addition as much as you do.
A pair of hummingbirds fly around a feeder at a North Georgia home. CAES News
Hummingbird Haven
Hummingbirds will soon make their way back to Georgia after wintering in Central America. Welcome them to your house by providing their favorite plants and the right food in the right places.
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Pond turnover
Spring weather signals all kinds of changes in nature. Trees sprout leaves. Plants bloom. But weather that brings nature back to life can also kill the fish in ponds.