Evening @ Skidaway Program Examines Oyster Revival on Georgia’s Coast with André Joseph Gallant

On Friday evening, November 16, The Book Lady Bookstore, The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, Coastal WildScapes, and The UGA Willson Center of Humanities and Arts will present a special lecture as part of the Skidaway Institute’s Evening @ Skidaway Series. André Joseph Gallant, author of…

New Installment of Annotations: A High Low Tide

New this week on Annotations: André Gallant at the Decatur Book Festival. Gallant is the author of A High Low Tide: The Revival of a Southern Oyster. He uses the bivalve as a jumping-off point to tell the story of a changing southeastern coast, the bounty within its waters, and what the future may hold for the area…

The Chachalacas of Sapelo Island

by Evelyn Sherr There is something curious about the range of the plain chachalaca, a drab olive-brown pheasant native to Mexico and Central America. There are a couple of spots where this non-migrating bird suddenly appears well outside of its expected distribution. One is in Texas, the other on Sapelo Island, Georgia. Both of these ‘out-of-range’…