Special purpose, local option sales tax 7 questions

...4.25 million for Symphony Orchestra Augusta, $6 million for Paine College and $500,000 for Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy.Q: Is it OK to campaign for or against passage of the sales tax referendum?A: Yes, under certain...

Worth every penny

...missions of the Greater Augusta Arts Council, the Augusta Symphony, the Augusta Museum of History, the Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy and the Imperial Theatre.Let's talk a bit more about that. One of the knocks against SPLOST is...

Tax funds designated for nongovernmental entities

...Collaborative, $2.775 million for Greater Augusta Arts Council, $2.5 million for the Imperial Theatre, $4.25 million for Symphony Orchestra Augusta, $6 million for Paine College and $500,000 for Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy.

Museum, others seek SPLOST funding

...visual arts and life skills, according to project documents.Seeking $2 million from the next SPLOST is Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy, which runs a nature park and research center on 1,100 acres at Phinizy Swamp.CEO and senior scientist...

Pavey: Ice storm changes landscape at Yuchi Wildlife Management Area

...to Phinizy Swamp, which includes both a 1,500-acre WMA and the popular nature park operated by the Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy.The official opening will be at 11 a.m. March 20, and will include an unusual ribbon-cutting accomplished...

State permit delays Pendleton King Park wetland creation until fall

...research scientist working on the project for Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy at Phinizy Swamp, said will take "repeated...scientist overseeing the project for the Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy, has reported no harm to park visitors...

Volunteers needed to clear land at Pendleton King Park

...invasive plants a wetlands area will be created by using the water from the park's Lake Elizabeth. The Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy won a grant to improve the water quality in Lake Elizabeth. The wetlands will be a natural way to filter...

Scientist questions report ranking Savannah River third most toxic in America

...We always gauge these things based on concentration," said Oscar Flite, a senior scientist at the Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy who examines the Savannah's water quality.The report released Thursday measures the total amount of...

Phinizy environmental research nonprofit changes name

...environmental research nonprofit has a new name.Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy changed its name to Phinizy Center for...environmental education," the nonprofit said.Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy was founded in 1996. Its research focuses...

Solar-powered restrooms set to open at Augusta Canal

...popular outdoor education venue is changing its name to better reflect its role in environmental research.Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy, founded in 1996 and initially called EcoSystems Institute, will now be known as the Phinizy Center...