There is a new invasive species in Georgia that scientists say to keep an eye out for – and it’s pretty gross. The shovel-headed garden worm, originally from Europe, has been seen the Northeastern U.S. for years, but recent sightings in the South have agricultural experts concerned. Capable of growing to more than a foot in length and carrying mild poisons, (don’t touch with your bare hands if you see one) the worms are carnivorous, and authorities such as the Georgia Department of Agriculture are keeping an eye on reports. So watch out for this slimy invasive species, their introduction into the state has our ecosystem DRIFTING…
The COVID-19 pandemic drove folks outdoors in 2020, leading to a record-breaking year for Georgia state parks. According to the state Dept. of Natural Resources park receipt revenue was up by 13%, overall visitation up by 11%, and hunting and fishing license holders had a 7% increase. A spike in funding and more Georgians enjoying the state’s great outdoors have our parks RISING…
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