More info:

Want to read more about Georgia and Wormsloe history? Check out De Renne: Three Generations of a Georgia Family from the UGA Press.


GA Trivia:

Slavery was prohibited in the Georgia colony until 1750. Coastal Georgia slaves were from the Geechee culture which has been linked to specific ethnic groups in West Africa.


WIEH Science Advisory Council

Dr. Lindsey Boring, Director, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, at Ichauway, Albany GA, part of the Woodruff Foundation

Dr. Ron Carroll, Director and Professor, UGA River Basin Center, Odum School of Ecology

Dr. David Crass, Georgia DNR, Director, Historic Preservation Division and State Archaeologist

Ms. Dorinda Dallmeyer, Administrator, UGA Environmental Ethics Certificate Program

Dr. Ervan Garrison, UGA, Professor, Departments of Geology and Anthropology

Mr. Mike Harris, Chief, Wildlife Resources Division, Non-Game Conservation, Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Dr. Jim Kundell, UGA, Professor Emeritus, Carl Vinson Institute of Government

Dr. Marguerite Madden, UGA, Professor and Director, Center for Remote Sensing and Mapping Science, Dept. of Geography

Dr. Daniel Nadenicek, UGA, Professor and Dean, College of Environment and Design

Ms. Sarah Ross, President and Director, Wormsloe Institute for Environmental History, UGA Adjunct Faculty and Senior Scientific Advisor to UGA Press

Dr. Paul Sutter, University of Colorado-Boulder, Professor, Department of History, Senior Editor for the Environmental History Series-UGA Press