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Safe Seafood
Glynn County Seafood Consumption Advisory


UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, June 24th, Green Screen, Ritz Theater, Newcastle Street, Brunswick. Show times:
11:30 am - Welcome and short films
12:15 pm - Break with light lunch and more networking with local environmental orgs
1:15 pm - Feature film presentation: How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change  Appropriate for ages 10+ due to mild language.
There are opportunities for GEC members to participate at our table. Interested - call or email the GEC.

Saturday, June 24, 10:00 to 4:00, Rally for Cumberland, Howard Gilman Waterfront Park, St Marys. A coming together in support of Cumberland Island National Seashore - and raising our voices in opposition to rezoning that would allow the development of this fragile and precious Biosphere Reserve. * Free "Don't Develop Cumberland Island" t-shirts for the first 400 attendees, music, face-painting, information booths, food trucks * Hosted by Save Cumberland Island National Seashore. There are opportunities for GEC members to participate at our tent.  Interested - call or email the GEC.

Friday, July 7 - GEC 1st Friday Lunch, Olive Garden, 11 AM, Olive Garden Restaurant, 600 Glynn Isles, Brunswick. Jason Lee Nongame Conservation Section Program Manager with DNR’s Wildlife Resources Division is giving a presentation about Altama Plantation and the history of the 4,000-acre nature preserve outside Brunswick which opened to the public a year ago. He will also share information on its natural resources, what makes the property a biological gem, and what the property means for state wildlife goals.

Friday, August 4 - GEC 1st Friday Lunch, 11:15 AM, Olive Garden Restaurant, 600 Glynn Isles, Brunswick. Maegan Mack, GEC Safe Seafood Outreach, will be speaking about the Socio-Economic Decision-Making of Fishers in the Seafood Advisory Area. Maegan has been studying fisher psychology during outreach activities.

 

     
 Allison M. Brashear, a 10th grader at Glynn Academy, became the fourth recipient of the annual Dr. William T. Lipscomb Science Fair Award this past Saturday at award ceremonies at the College of Coastal Georgia.  Ms. Brashear's project, "How Does Ground Cover Impact Water Runoff and Recharge Rates?", was judged to have best epitomized concern and hope for a clean environment and healthy economy for coastal Georgia.  Brashear is the daughter of Harold and Jennifer Brashear of Brunswick.  Her science teacher is Ingrid Brown.

    The award was given by the Glynn Environmental Coalition (GEC) in memory of its former Secretary, Dr. William T. Lipscomb, who taught life sciences at Coastal Georgia Community College for 18 years.   This year's judges for the Lipscomb Award were Dr. Eugene Keferl, also a retired CGCC science teacher, Barbara Bowdry of the GEC Board of Directors, and long-time GEC member Eileen Hutcheson.  The award was presented by GEC President Bill Owens.

    The award consisted of a framed certificate, a $150 check, a one-year membership in the GEC, and Ms. Brashear's name engraved on the Lipscomb trophy, which is kept on display at the GEC offices at 4472-C New Jesup Highway.  "We welcome the public to come by, see the award, and browse our resource center," says GEC Organizational Development Coordinator Robert Randall.

    Ms. Brashear's project won several other awards at this, the 25th Coastal Georgia Regional Science and Engineering Fair sponsored by the College of Coastal Georgia.

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Photo:Left to right Ms. Michelle Drew, Assistant Principal; Allison M. Brashear; and,Ingrid Brown, science teacher.


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