Savannah River Nature Center project on track

One year after announcing her office planned to transform a former junkyard into a 14-acre nature retreat, the Savannah Riverkeeper says her plans remain on track, possibly even ahead of schedule.

Rants & Raves

...fortunate to have someone like that to keep an eye on the health of the Savannah River. And I saw in the paper about the nature center she wants to build. I have nothing but high regards and respect for what she does. She is an unsung hero of Augusta...

Ga. man dies from ropes course injury

...University of Tennessee Medical Center on Wednesday night. Authorities say Horan was going through a ropes course at Ijams Nature Center on July 22 when he slipped off a log suspended about 15 feet above the ground. The fall caused him to dangle in the...

Savannah Riverkeeper plans nature center on old dump site

...and then we have 12 acres, which unfortunately is quite contaminated," Bonitatibus said.Construction of the nature center can begin before cleanup is completed, she said, adding that she hopes the center can serve as a Savannah River museum...

St. Charles, Mo.: Where Lewis and Clark began their journey

...1804.The rendezvous is celebrated every year during Lewis & Clark Heritage Days. The Lewis & Clark Boathouse and Nature Center houses replicas of the boats used on the Corps of Discovery, and an upstairs museum illustrates highlights of the...

Vote tonight on Lakeside stadium

...completion, the project will provide a second entrance to the Lakeside complex, with access leading to Evans to Locks Road.The facility also will connect to county-owned green space that adjoins Reed Creek Nature Center on Furys Ferry Road.

Military can visit museums free

...the initiative. Museums represent not just fine arts, but also science, history, and children's museums and nature centers. The complete list of participating museums is at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.THE MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART...

Savannah River Site celebrity gators are parents - again

...be used for the University of Georgia facility's outreach and education programs and some may be given to zoos, nature centers and other qualified institutions, according to a press release from the lab.Because alligators are very protective...

Economy affects horse owners

...But the horses are the second-most expensive animal to keep ? second to the tigers, which are relocated to nature centers out west.Rusty Eskew said he is worried they may have to say no if the number of horses being brought in continues...

Fun, family outings for military on a budget

...Margaret Mitchell House, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia? Savannah: Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum & Nature Center, Telfair Museums? Thomson: Hickory Hill? Washington: Robert Toombs House Historic SiteSouth Carolina's participating...