Eli Dickerson, Park Pride’s new Director of Education, has been at the organization for six months. In this contribution to People, Places, and Parks, he reflects on why he’s excited to have joined this team that has been low-key making a huge impact in Atlanta for decades.
The local leaders will deepen their knowledge and strengthen the skills needed to address Georgia’s top environmental challenges.
For this critically endangered species, these winter months are essential to their survival.
The folks at Blue Heron are intent on ensuring Atlanta lives up to its legacy as a green city.
Live Thrive broke ground on its second facility this week.
The documentary series spotlights nine local climate leaders and activists in the city and the work they’ve done — efforts that can often go unnoticed.
A stretch of the Eastside BeltLine trail was transformed from a walking trail into a runway as night fell on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
In November, Live Thrive will break ground on its new zero-waste facility at 1225 Columbia Dr.
How can we better stitch the aquatic resource into the fabric of our city and metro area?
GYF aims to improve outdoor access for underserved youth and young adults and connect them to careers in the environmental sector.
The ocean is talking and Sarah Cameron Sunde — an interdisciplinary artist based in New York City — is listening.
This upcoming weekend, people from all around the state are getting up close and personal with their local insect community.
It’s no secret that spending time outside has a multitude of health benefits — like reduced depression and anxiety, stronger immune systems and even better eyesight. But not everyone has equal access to these benefits.
On July 7, 1977, White House science advisor Frank Press sent President Jimmy Carter a one-page memo titled “Release of Fossil CO2 and the Possibility of a Catastrophic Climate Change.”
It’s pretty typical these days to toss your plastic container or glass bottle in the recycling bin, but other items likely don’t get the same treatment. Before you throw your styrofoam cooler or bin of dead batteries into the trash, though, consider giving those hard-to-recycle items a new life through a local Atlanta facility. The […]
When taking a walk through Zoo Atlanta this summer, visitors will notice some animals that weren’t there before. But unlike their furry and feathered neighbors, these animals are crafted from tens of thousands of LEGO bricks. That’s right, your favorite toy from childhood has come to life. Featuring 40 sculptures of animals and nature scenes […]
Instead of your usual walk or run with music blaring, what if you listened to the birds chirping and the leaves rustling? What else would help you be more present and integrated with nature? That’s local artist K. Tauches’ approach to Light as a Feather, an outdoor exhibition immersed in Atlanta’s Blue Heron Nature Preserve. […]
By Hannah E. Jones For over five decades, Earth Day has been reserved for going outside, showing love for Mother Earth and, through small acts and large-scale efforts, serving as a steward and champion of the natural environment. With the 52nd annual Earth Day approaching, SaportaReport asked local experts to reflect on the current state […]
Something feels right in my departure from SaportaReport coinciding with the return of a Swedish musician to a stage near metro Atlanta.
Georgia’s fledgling oyster industry is being propelled by a group of public and private interests that want more table-ready oysters to be harvested from Georgia’s coastline.