Our mission is to broaden awareness of local and global biodiversity issues and to facilitate collaboration among diverse disciplines with a shared interest in studying and sustaining natural resources.



Upcoming SCB Events

(See the calendar for full details).
All meetings will be held in the Ecology Auditorium Room 201



Bear Hollow Workday: Saturday 4/19 10am-4pm. 
Help us finish our renovation on the reptile house play room so it can finally be open to the public!! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqsyflotZ-DNdG5sa3EwMHNVdXBJaEpSb3lNZEtySWc&usp=sharing 


Earth Day Table at Tate: Tuesday 4/22 10am-2pm. 
Help us celebrate Earth Day with other organizations on campus!! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqsyflotZ-DNdFBTUk95LVRtN2xkOEloQnk4WHpnV2c&usp=sharing ​


Chew Crew Workday: Thursday 4/24 4-6:30pm. 
The goats are leaving! Stop by for a last goodbye until next time. The Tanyard Creek site is located next to the Hull St. parking deck off Baxter St. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqsyflotZ-DNdG50aVg2TnVPd1dlS1VYQ0ZGUDZCMmc&usp=sharing 

Last Semester Meeting: Thursday 4/24 7:00pm. 
Join us at 7pm for food and fun before Dr. Chandler, our club adviser and Warnell professor, speaks at 7:30pm. The meeting will be held in the Ecology Bldg Auditorium.

Vegetation Sampling @ the Chew Crew Site: Saturday 4/2611am-2pm.
Email Breanna Crowell at breannac@uga.edu for details.



Other Upcoming Events That Sound Cool...

IMPORTANT TANYARD CREEK CHEW CREW DATES:


Photo by David Bristow

April 24: Chew Crew departs
April 26: Vegetation Sampling

For more information about the Tanyard Creek Chew Crew, contact Prof. Eric MacDonald at eamacdon@uga.edu. For information about the Botany Blitz, water quality monitoring, and other Chew Crew volunteer opportunities, contact UGA Office of Sustainability Watersheds Intern, Breanna Crowell at breannac@uga.edu. For information about the UGA College of Environment and Design, see www.ced.uga.edu. For information about the UGA Office of Sustainability, see http://sustainability.uga.edu/ . 



                           
Club Shirts $12 Purchase at our next meeting. Available in white or blue. Thanks to Henry Adams for drawing our mascot, the gopher tortoise! . . . And who doesn't love Aldo Leopold?



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Past Events
take a look to see what we've been up to lately...


January 23, 2014: First semester meeting, Dr. Mengak's discussion on nuisance wildlife
January 31, 2014: Whit Davis Elementary School Outreach
February 3, 2014: Trivia Night at High Wire Lounge
February 5, 2014: Revamp the Reptile House P1. Educational Signage
February 6, 2014: Meeting, Ami Flowers shared information on career and internship planning
February 9, 2014: Subway Percentage Night
February 14, 2014: Valentine's Day Bake Sale
February 19, 2014: Winter Activities Fair
February 20, 2014: Meeting, Eric Macdonald invited us to work with UGA Chew Crew
February 23, 2014: Revamp the Reptile House P2. Installation
February 27, 2014: Tree Planting at Cleveland Elementary 
March 3, 2014: Invasive Species Awareness Week Info Table at Tate
March 3, 2014: Trivia Night at High Wire Lounge
March 6, 2014: Meeting, "Pig Bomb" documentary about explosive feral hog population
March 6, 2014: Subway Percentage Night at Five Points Subway
March 20, 2014: Meeting, Dr. Hall presentation on birding in Athens
March 20, 2014: RHA sponsored Sustainability Casino Night, SCB information tabling
March 21, 2014: Animal Outreach with kindergarteners at JJ Harris Elementary School

March 22 & 23, 2014: Botany Blitz with the Chew Crew
March 30, 2014: Morning Bird Walk with Dr. Richard Hall at the Botanical Gardens
April 5, 2014: SCB Invasive Species Hog Roast
April 8, 2014: Barrow Elementary Science Night
April 13, 2014: Subway Percent Night to Benefit Bear Hollow Zoo
April 16, 2014: Chew Crew Workday

January 25, 2013: Donuts and Bears Tate Event
January 30, 2013: Winter Activities Fair
January 31, 2013: Clint Murphy from Bear Hollow Zoo
Sunday, February 3, 2013: Percent Night at Subway
February 14, 2013: V-Day at Tate!
February 28, 2013: Dr. Chamberlain: Issues facing restoration of large carnivores in the southeast
March 3, 2013: Percent Lunch at Subway
April 6, 2013: 2nd Annual Invasive Species Hog Roast

September 5, 2012 : Fall Activities Fair
September 20, 2012: Introductory meeting
October 6,, 2012: SCB Saturday at Bear Hollow Zoo's Zoo Day 2012
October 18, 2012: Evet Loewen's talk on the World Parrot Trust
November 15, 2012: David Hesse from the Mustang and Wild Horse Rescue of Georgia
December 14, 2012: Guest Lecture about conservation biology at Cedar Shoals High School