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Phinizy Center, Richmond County Mosquito Control join efforts to identify mosquito species

...we're looking for," he said.Phinizy Center researchers set and collect traps at 12 sites and the Phinizy Swamp constructed wetlands, said Oscar Flite, CEO and senior scientist for the research center.The group uses equipment on loan from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-09/phinizy-center-richmond-count
Noisy tests could help keep unwanted birds from airports

...dramatically, from 1,804 in 1990 to more than 10,000 in 2011.Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, with hundreds of acres of constructed wetlands, has been a perennial draw for migratory redwing blackbirds ? and a frequent test site for methods to harass them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-16/noisy-tests-could-help-keep-u
Upcoming calendar

...Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; Trip featured by Phinizy Swamp education center, going into the constructed wetlands in vehicles looking at ducks using the wetlands; registration requested; Ruth Mead in charge, Anne Waters and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2012-12-18/upcoming-calenda
Upcoming calendar

...Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; Trip featured by Phinizy Swamp education center, going into the constructed wetlands in vehicles looking at ducks using the wetlands; registration requested; Ruth Mead in charge, Anne Waters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2012-12-21/upcoming-calenda
Upcoming calendar

...Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; Trip featured by Phinizy Swamp education center, going into the constructed wetlands in vehicles looking at ducks using the wetlands; registration requested; Ruth Mead in charge, Anne Waters and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2012-12-31/upcoming-calenda
Baldcypress seedings used to jumpstart new wetland

...including education, conservation and research.The property, owned by the city of Augusta, includes a network of "constructed wetlands" that use natural grasses and bullrushes to filter and improve the quality of the city's treated wastewater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-19/baldcypress-seedings-used-jum
Richmond County calendar

...Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; Trip featured by Phinizy Swamp education center, going into the constructed wetlands in vehicles looking at ducks using the wetlands; registration requested; Ruth Mead in charge, Anne Waters and Lois...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-29/richmond-county-calendar
Walking through nature

...refrigerators and vehicles to make room for 12 constructed wetlands adjacent to the James B. Messerly Wastewater Treatment...corporate sponsorships and private funds.The constructed wetland area became a classroom as Wylds explained pollution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2011-04-13/walking-through-
Richmond Neighbors
Scientific paper highlights program to reduce bird strikes near Augusta airport

...according to a new scientific paper.Savannah River Ecology Lab began monitoring bird traffic at the city's constructed wetlands in 2001 after the Federal Aviation Administration raised concerns about the site's proximity to Augusta's airport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-29/scientific-paper-highlights-p
Former Augusta mayor Bob Young to lead Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy

...Young also testified before Congress on water issues. Under his leadership, Augusta significantly expanded its constructed wetlands, undertook a near half-a-billion-dollar modernization of its utilities, and launched a green space program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-08-31/former-augusta-mayor-bob-you