Coastal News for May
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Coastal Marsh Buffer Directive
 
On Earth Day, April 22, 2014, Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Director Jud Turner issued a directive that changes the rules for determining marsh buffers along the Georgia coast.

His directive effectively removed any marsh buffer protection for most of the Georgia coast, permitting more development that will encroach on Georgia marshes and will result in irreparable damage.
 
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OTHER NEWS...

Georgia Conservancy advocates for "The Spit"

Coastal history and ecology at The Landings

Sea Level Rise at American Planning Conference

GC explores Ebenezer Creek & Thompson Island

Little St. Simons Island Cambium Adventures

GC joins Sen. Whitehouse on sea level rise tour

Second annual Ogeechee River paddle

GPB highlights Cumberland Alt. Spring Break

St. Simons Island living shoreline comments

Conservancy comments on Altama Development

Atlanta Magazine on Georgia's Loggerhead Turtle
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Ogeechee River Paddle

When: May 16-18
Cost: Starting at $100

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Little St. Simons Cambium Weekend

When: May 31-June 1

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Three Rivers Paddle

When: June 27-29
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