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Earth Family Days

Heather Neal - Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 11:57am

April 22 is Earth Day and GPB is making it easy for you to teach your children about the earth and how to take care of it. You can learn about nature with Elmo and Rosita on Sesame Street and explore the bottom of the...

Five Fun, Educational and Inexpensive Activities to do with Your Child over Summer Break

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 6:20am

Guest blogger Charity Kinneer, a high school reading and literature teacher for the Cherokee County School District, recommends these fun and inexpensive educational activities to try out during summer break. With...

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Robots on Mars and Meteors Over Georgia

Heather Neal - Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 5:03am

The Mars rover Curiosity has landed and is already sending back images and preparing for what is sure to be some fascinating exploration of a far away world. As some Georgia classrooms are back in session this week and...

Your FREE Georgia State Parks Day 2012

Heather Neal - Friday, September 21, 2012 - 9:58am

This weekend is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy our beautiful state. Fall is breezing into Georgia. Our friends in north Georgia are beginning to see some fall colors already. It's the perfect time of year...

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Camping Deal at Georgia State Parks

Heather Neal - Monday, April 1, 2013 - 8:43am

Just in time for Spring Break camping trips, Georgia State Parks has announced a new incentive program for campers and geocachers. The GeoCamp Loyalty Program enables campers to earn a free night of camping. Campers...

Teachers at a hands-on training at Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center

Teacher Training from Georgia DNR

Heather Neal - Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 5:02am

Project Wild, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, has been providing quality educational programs for teachers and children for over 20 years. Its mission is to encourage learners to be informed...

Homeschool Day for Parents and Kids

Heather Neal - Monday, April 8, 2013 - 5:17am

The Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center has a great day of training for parent-teachers and interactive learning exercises for kids. On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, parents will receive a day of training in nationally...

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Earth Day Weekend Events in Georgia

Heather Neal - Friday, April 19, 2013 - 8:29am

Earth Day weekend coincides with a number of festivals, fairs, and outdoor activities all over the state of Georgia. Many of those are specially designed with Earth Day in mind. •Located between Adel and Ellenton,...

Tips on Hiking and Camping with Your Dog at Georgia State Parks

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 8:03am

Camping, hiking and walks in the woods. You can do all of that this Memorial Day weekend and all summer long with your dog at a Georgia State Park. The Department of Natural Resources encourages you to do so and is...

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Free Fishing for the Family

Heather Neal - Friday, May 31, 2013 - 5:31am

It’s National Fishing and Boating Week from June 1-8, 2013. Georgia Department of Natural Resources is encouraging families to get out and make meaningful connections while enjoying nature and maybe even catching your...

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