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Sunburst Bin Cleaning Helps Georgia Clean Up Its Act - One Trashcan at a Time!

Newly launched company Sunburst Bin Cleaning is supporting residential and commercial customers in Georgia to clean up their act with its cost effective and eco-friendly trash bin cleaning serviceNewly launched company Sunburst Bin Cleaning is supporting residential and commercial customers in Georgia to clean up their act with its cost effective and eco-friendly trash bin cleaning service

Dirty trash bins look bad and smell worse. Not only that, but they offer an ideal breeding ground for germs and bacteria, as well as acting as a beacon for rodents, flies, maggots and other pests.

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UGA geneticist receives $1.1 million to study how plants will respond to climate change

Jill Anderson, an assistant professor of genetics in the University of Georgia’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation Early Career Development Program to study the effects of climate change on plants.

CAREER awards are among the NSF’s most prestigious, and they support junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholar and the integration of education and research.

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Commissioner Tim Echols’ Annual Georgia Clean Energy Roadshow Opens June 14th

Commissioner Tim Echols’ Annual Georgia Clean Energy Roadshow Opens June 14thRecognizing the economic contributions that solar, natural gas, propane, biomass, electric power and wind have contributed to Georgia’s clean energy growth, Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols will host a series of public seminars around the state June 14 - 24, 2016 alongside municipal, county, and other local elected officials and top business executives representing fleets and clean energy companies.

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National Trail Day at the Southern Conservation Trust Ridge

On Saturday, June 4th, 2016, the Southern Conservation Trust will be hosting the 4th Annual National Trail Day event at The Ridge Nature Area to maintain this newly established public multi-purpose trail system.  American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® is a nationally recognized trail awareness program that occurs annually on the first Saturday of June and inspires the public to discover, learn about, and celebrate trails while participating in outdoor activities, clinics, and trail stewardship projects. The event will begin on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. and continue until 12:00 p.m.  Volunteers should gather at the Trailhead Kiosk on The Ridge at the South end of Burch Road in Fayetteville, GA. 

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