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DNR is accepting applications for the 2024 Career Academy now through November 30th
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is accepting applications now through Nov. 30 for its 2024 Career Academy, a week-long summer camp for current 9th, 10th, and 11th graders interested in exploring careers in natural resources management.
During the academy, students will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of natural resources careers, including habitat stewardship, law enforcement, state parks hospitality, fisheries and wildlife management, and coastal conservation. They will work alongside field professionals and receive hands-on training from game wardens, park managers, and wildlife, fisheries, and marine technicians and biologists. Students will also travel across the state visiting wildlife management areas, state parks, fish hatcheries, historic sites, and Georgia’s coast. Continue Reading Here…
DON’T MISS OUT! APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES NOVEMBER 30, 2023.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEStart: November 1, 2023Stop: November 8, 2023Media Contact:Nancy J. GlaserAugusta Museum of History(706) 722-8454
Augusta Museum of History PresentsBrown Bag History Lecture – November 8, 202321st Century Examples from the Museum’s Collections
Alena Rensch, Augusta Museum of History Registrar, is responsible for collections on exhibition and in storage. She will be the tenth guest speaker for the AMH’s Brown Bag History Lecture Series on 21st Century Turning Points. The program will be on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at 12:30 p.m. Her lecture on the Museum’s acquisitions in the first two decades of the 21st Century is not one to be missed.Ms.Rensch is a native of Grovetown and was first introduced to AMH during an elementary field trip. After volunteering in the collections as a high school student, Alena returned to the Museum as the Fitz-Symms Collections Intern after graduating from Georgia State College and University with a degree in History. Since joining the staff in 2020, Alena has pursued a Masters from Kennesaw State University, graduating in 2023. During her tenure at the Museum, she was first promoted to Collections Assistant and now to Registrar.The Museum is hosting the program in-person in the History Theater on the second floor. The recorded session will be available via the Museum’s Facebook page and YouTube channel later in the week.Attendees are welcome to arrive at 12:00 PM for the lecture in the theater. The talk will begin at 12:30 PM followed by a brief Q & A. The program is free to members and $5 for non-members.
2023 Brown Bag History Lecture SeriesThe dictionary defines a turning point as “the point at which a very significant change occurs; a decisive moment.” Sometimes a turning point in history has immediate repercussions, making its significance obvious to people at the time; sometimes, the impact of an event or decision or person is clear only in retrospect.The 2023 Brown Bag History Lecture Series examines some of the significant changes that have impacted the Augusta River Region during the first two decades of this century.Follow the Museum on Facebook and Instagram for updates on upcoming programs. Additional information on future presentation topics is also available on the Museum’s website.
About the Augusta Museum of History
Augusta Museum of History, the only Museum in the CSRA accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, was established in 1937 for the purpose of preserving and sharing the material history of Augusta and the region. From a 10,000 year-old projectile point to a 1914 locomotive, to James Brown memorabilia the collections chronicle a rich and fascinating past. The museum is located at 560 Reynolds Street in downtown Augusta. Please call (706) 722-8454 for more information or visit www.augustamuseum.org
Hours: Thursday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Closed Monday-WednesdayAdmission: Adult: $5 * Senior: $4 * Child (6-18): $3 * Child (6 & under): FreeGroup tours (10 and up) available all week; must book in advance. Register here: https://bit.ly/AMH_
FieldTripRegThe 1797 Ezekiel Harris House¸ said to be “the finest eighteenth-century house surviving in Georgia”, is located at 1822 Broad Street and is an excellent example of early Federal architecture. Fully restored in 1964 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Ezekiel Harris House is a reminder of the days when tobacco was the primary cash crop of Georgia. For more information, call (706) 722-8454 or visit www.augustamuseum.org.Hours: Guided tours by appointment Tuesday – Friday, with the last tour beginning at 4:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, with the last tour beginning at 4:00 pm; Tours by appointment only Tuesday – Friday; Closed Sunday & Monday. To schedule tours call (706) 722-8454.Admission: Adult and Senior: $2 * Child: $1
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