Mon., June 4, 2012 4:00pm
Tuesday is the deadline for public comments in a plan to deepen Savannah's harbor from 42 to 47 feet. Supporters and opponents of the project have been picking over the massive proposal and have different conclusions for federal officials who'll make a final yes-or-no decision later this year. The US Army Corps of Engineers spent 14 years studying plans to deepen the Savannah harbor.
Fri., May 11, 2012 4:22pm
Federal government is undertaking a one year study of the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. Snake's population is declining due to habitat loss and rattlesnake round-ups. Just one round-up remains in Georgia.
Fri., October 28, 2011 5:45pm
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says there are only six known populations of gopher frogs left in the state. Those low numbers have a wide range of groups working with DNR to save the amphibian. Atlanta Botanical Garden biologist Dante Fenolio explains why saving these frogs and other amphibians is so important.
Mon., July 11, 2011 4:00pm
A legal settlement over endangered sea turtles in the Pacific could be a sign of things to come in the Atlantic. Conservation groups recently agreed with the National Marine Fisheries Management Service over new rules to protect the Pacific leatherback sea turtle. In the Atlantic, the same groups are petitioning the same officials for rules to protect the threatened Atlantic loggerhead.
Wed., February 9, 2011 4:43pm
The whale appeared to be behaving normally, but researchers say, not many whales survive such wounds. There are only about 450 right whales in existence. They give birth in southern coastal waters but often find themselves in the path of ships and fishing gear than tangles and kills them there.
Fri., October 8, 2010 6:39am
A rare mussel found only in one coastal river could become the latest Georgia species added to the endangered species list. The Altamaha spinymussel used to be common in several South Georgia rivers but is now found only in the Altamaha.
Wed., July 21, 2010 6:11pm
A federal judge has rejected demands from Florida that more water be released from a reservoir that supplies Atlanta with most of its drinking water to protect species downstream.
Thu., June 10, 2010 9:20am
The latest court hearing in the tri-state water wars addresses the protection of endangered species downstream from Georgia into Florida .
Fri., March 5, 2010 3:15pm
A federal panel has decided that a long-term no-catch zone shouldn't includ
Fri., October 30, 2009 10:20am
About $200,000 will go to restore longleaf pine habitats