Georgia Ecological Services Field Offices
Southeast Region
Map of the Southeast Region

Activity Highlights

Since 1999, GAES has hosted the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest and the Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Program for school age children. The program has proved to be a great outreach opportunity with over 700 student artists competing annually.

Junior Duck Stamp logo. Credit: USFWS

Junior Duck Stamp logo. Credit: USFWS

GAES is successfully working with private landowners and organizations to promote the restoration of longleaf pine ecosystems.

For the past three years, GAES has hosted the Upper Coosa Basin Aquatics Summit. The Summit aids GAES in better protecting and conserving the Upper Coosa River Basin.

GAES closely worked with local and state agencies, nonprofit organizations, and utility companies to finalize the Robust Redhorse, Maxostoma robustum, Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances.

Robust Redhourse. Credit: USFWS

Robust Redhourse. Credit: B. Freeman, GMNH

GAES assisted in collection of specimens and provided contaminant expertise on projects such as LCP Chemicals.

Build partnerships with landowners and local communities along the Lower Altamaha River to protect and restore the valuable wetland resources of the area.

Last updated: March 30, 2015