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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.

 

Events at WIEH

Wormsloe Fellows Meetings
At the Center for Geospatial Research, Dept of Geography, UGA
Wednesday, February 19, 2014  1:00-3:00pm
Wednesday, March 19, 2014  1:00-3:00pm
Wednesday, April 16, 2014  1:00-3:00pm


Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Wormsloe Science Symposium
9:00am-12:00pm
Location TBD


Monday, December 2, 2013
Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new UGA Research Center at Wormsloe; Wormsloe Science Advisory Council Meeting
Location: The historic cabin at Wormsloe; DeRenne Library

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Wormsloe Science Advisory Council Meeting
Location: The DeRenne Library at Wormsloe
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Wormsloe Fellows Meeting
Location: Center for Geospatial Research (CGR),  Room 317, Geography-Geology Building, The University of Georgia. 
Time: 2:00-3:15 pm

Wormsloe Fellows Monthly Meetings occur at 2:00 pm on the first Thursday of each month in the Center for Geospatial Research (CGR), Room 317, Geography-Geology Building, The University of Georgia. 

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Wormsloe Institute for Environmental History Research Symposium
Location: UGA Special Collections Library, Second Floor Auditorium
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Program
Videos of Presentations


 

Saturday, April 17, 2010
Reading and Presentation by Dyana Z. Furmansky.
Ms. Furmansky is the author of Rosalie Edge: Hawk of Mercy;
The activist who saved nature from the conservationists.

Location: DeRenne Library at Wormsloe
Time: TBA


Friday, February 26, 2010
Wormsloe Science Advisory Council meeting
Location: Geology/Geography building on campus in Athens, Room 313
Time: 9:30-11:30


Saturday, February 27, 2010
Reading and presentation by Dr. Shepard Krech.
Dr. Krech is the author of the recently published book, Spirits of the Air.
He is professor of anthropology at Brown University and director of the Haffenreffer Museum.
Location: Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta Georgia
Time: 2:30 PM
More info: Anyone attending the WIEH seminar can enter Fernbank Museum at no cost.


April 22, 2009
Wormsloe Fellows Meeting
Location: Center for Remote Sensing and Mapping Science, University of Georgia
Time: 10:00-11:00AM


April 23, 2009
Presentation by Dr. David Foster entitled, "Environmental History: A Study of Landscape and Legacy".
Dr. Foster is the director of the Harvard Forest and is the author of numerous books and articles on the subject of land use history.
Location: University of Georgia Chapel. (poster)
Time: 5:30-6:30PM


April 24, 2009
Wormsloe Advisory Council Meeting
Location: Center for Remote Sensing and Mapping Science, University of Georgia
Time: 9:00-10:30AM