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Things to do: Dolphin Project workshop Jan. 28
Low Country Home & Garden Show set for this weekend in Savannah
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The Dolphin Projects works to protect the area's bottle nosed dolphins.

The Dolphin Project

The Dolphin Project is hosting a dolphin program and research training workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 28 on Zoom. There is no charge to participate. 

The training is in two parts. The first highlights the coastal environment home to the Bottlenose dolphin. The second covers the protocol of the photo-ID research surveys. Training is open to all ages, but to participate in an on-water survey you must be at least 16 and join The Dolphin Project. The group will hold additional training workshops on Feb. 11, March 4 and April 1, all via Zoom.

Please visit or email to register. 

Garden show

The 23rd Annual Low Country Home & Garden Show starts Friday, Jan. 20 and runs through Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, at the Savannah Convention Center, 1 International Drive on Hutchinson Island. Enjoy free admission, onsite parking for just $5, and get inspiration, solutions, and great deals for home improvement and outdoor projects. As an added treat, sample local Cuisine and learn cooking secrets from Savannah’s best restaurants. Show hours are Friday 2-6 p.m.; Saturday 10-6 p.m.; and Sunday 11a.m.-5 p.m. 

This is a family-friendly event, and families are sure to enjoy the new 6,000 square foot Family Fun Zone.

Other 2023 Low Country Home & Garden Show features are as follows:

Builders and Remodelers, Kitchens and Baths, Outdoor Living and Patios, and a Huge Plant Sale by Tim & Dave’s Nursery. There will also be Pools, Spas & Sunrooms; Windows, Doors & Gutters;

Alternative Energy Solutions/ Garage, Storage and Organization; Flooring, Concrete; Painting;

Gardening; Raised Beds and Landscape Ideas, and a Gourmet Marketplace Featuring Wine Tasting.

Evening at Skidaway

The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography will kick off its 2023 Evening @ Skidaway speaker series on Tuesday, Jan. 24, with a program on underwater archaeology. The talk will be the first of 12 Evening @ Skidaway programs to be presented on a monthly basis through December.

The talk by UGA archaeologists Ervan Garrison and Kelly Cronin is titled “Underwater Roadcuts: Windows into Prehistory.” 

“Underwater roadcuts are formed by daily seafloor currents that erode deep scour pits around structures found there - such as wrecks and artificial reefs,” Garrison said. “We will discuss our work to find these “roadcuts” on the seafloor off Georgia and to examine them for any evidence - paleontological or archaeological - for when the now-drowned seafloor was a vast coastal plain during the last ice age.”

The program will be presented to an in-person audience as well as on-line. Evening @ Skidaway program will be presented in the McGowan Library on the UGA Skidaway Marine Science Campus. (10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411) The evening will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by the talk at 7 p.m.  

To view the program on-line, visit the UGA Skidaway Institute YouTube channel at (case sensitive).

The program is open to the general public and free of charge. Space is limited for the in-person presentation. To reserve a seat, please call (912) 598-2325 or email

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