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  • Science Tales & Trails: Intro to the GA General Assembly

    Jan 15, 2022 – 12pm Zoom This Virtual ST&T presentation will discuss how bills become laws, how the state budget is created, and how citizens can effectively engage with state and local governments. We also look at the various governmental structures that local jurisdictions can adopt. Finally, we learn about…

  • AST: Chaos to New Order: Psychedelics on the Brain

    Jan 22nd, 2022 – 7pmIn person Manuel’s Tavern, 602 N. Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 For decades, strict drug laws rendered practically impossible research on psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin and lysergic acid. Recent years, however, have seen an explosion of studies into these substances and their effects at…

  • Sacred Waters: The Okefenokee in Peril

    Online The Okefenokee is under threat from proposed mining near its edge. Learn more about this natural treasure from Okefenokee Protection Alliance (OPA) by watching Sacred Waters: The Okefenokee in Peril. The Okefenokee Protection Alliance hosted a successful virtual premiere of Sacred Waters: The Okefenokee in Peril. Kudos to filmmaker Mark…

  • AST: Explore the Chattahoochee Riverlands

    Nov 20th, 2021In person Atlanta Brewing Company, 2323 Defoor Hills Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 The Chattahoochee River bisects the metro Atlanta region, touching 19 cities and 7 counties. Nearly 1 million people live within a 15-minute bike ride (3 miles) of the Chattahoochee. Yet, too few even know that the River exists, where…

  • ST&T:Alcohol Misuse & Lungs: When Superheroes Lose Their Superpowers

    Oct 9th, 2021In personRose Circle Park, Atlanta, Ga 30310 “How much alcohol is ‘safe’ to drink?” “Alcohol affects the lungs??? How?” In this Science Tales and Trails, we’ll discover the answers to these questions and more!   Alcohol misuse affects over 15 million people in the United States and increases the risk of developing lung infections,…

  • AST: Think like a scientist

    Oct 23th, 2021In personAtlanta Brewing Company, 2323 Defoor Hills Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 Think like a scientist. But first, know the process. In the age of information, it is important to be able to discern fact from fiction. This talk is aimed to demystify and decode complex concepts in…

  • AST: Restoring the Satilla River: A Lesson in Grassroots Success

    Sept 25th, 2021In personAtlanta Brewing Company, 2323 Defoor Hills Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 Learn how Scientists, Community members, and Students worked together to convince the government to address a 90-year-old man-made ecological problem. What happens when the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) turns a defunct log transportation channel…