Jason Lee of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Christi Lambert of the Nature Conservancy talk about Altama Plantation Wildlife Management Area. Once a playground for the rich, this 4,000 acre waterfront tract is now a haven for wildlife. We explore its high and low areas, marveling at the plants, animals and natural silence.
Writer Lanie Peterson talks about her late husband Larry Peterson’s book, “Deadly Dust: The Imperial Sugar Inferno.” The book examines what happened in Savannah’s worst industrial fire, a shocking example of corporate negligence. She also talks about Larry’s career in journalism.
Breast cancer survivor Jamie Herbster talks about her inspirational music. An motivational speaker and vocational rehabilitation specialist, she sings her songs at cancer treatment centers. She explains how cancer changed her life, made her a more adventurous person and someone less afraid of asking for help.
Coastal historian Buddy Sullivan talks about the northern industrialists who shaped the current state of Georgia’s coast, especially its protected barrier islands, in the century that followed the Civil War. His presentation was delivered at the “Coastal Nature, Coastal Culture” symposium organized by the Ossabaw Island Foundation.