first_imgHave you ever wondered where turtles go in the winter or why salamanders have slimy skin? Focusing on species native to Georgia, this Scaly Slimy Saturday at the Rock experience is sure to answer all of your questions. Cool off this summer with our cold blooded animal ambassadors. Rock Eagle 4-H Center’s environmental educators will help children explore the world of these fascinating animals and the important role they play in our ecosystem. Participants will get an up close, personal look at native wildlife with the opportunity to touch and hold some of these magnificent creatures. This program will be fun and educational for people of all ages.Crawl, slither, or hop on over to Rock Eagle 4-H Center from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on July 16 and explore the wonderful world of reptiles and amphibians. This session costs $3 per person and will last approximately two hours. Doors will open at 9 a.m. Following the program, Rock Eagle’s Natural History Museum will be open. Advanced registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Jessica Torhan at (706) 484-4838 or by email at [email protected] Saturday at the Rock programs take place the third Saturday of each month, excluding December. A complete list of Saturday at the Rock sessions may be found online at .last_img read more

first_imgA public hearing to sign or veto the First Responders Act by the county executive will be held at a later date. The act allows for police and other emergency personal to press charges on individuals who harass them as they work. “These brave men and women take on a difficult, yet critically important job in our community that requires dedication and sacrifice,” said Reynolds in an official press release sent to 12 News. Broome County Legislature Chairman Dan J. Reynolds says the act is “one way” to help show support of first responders. On Nov. 21, an attempt to pass the First Responders Bill was met with protests which led to nine people being taken into police custody.center_img (WBNG) — The Broome County Legislature has adopted the controversial First Responders Protection Act of 2019. Protesters said the passing of the bill would be used to suppress protests. The adoption of the act was announced Thursday evening.last_img read more