Support H.R. 14 Federal Ocean Acidification Act

The ocean absorbs about a quarter of all carbon dioxide emissions, which has caused the acidity of the water to rise by 30 percent over the last 250 years. Without intervention, the acidity of the ocean is expected to more than double by 2100.

One Day On Earth

OMG will be partnering with the One Day On Earth organization on 10/10/10 to help capture the historic event of the day.  OMG will be hosting a “Water Event” at the Fernbank Museum ( on Oct 10th, 2010 where we will be discussing the importance of water on all living things and also partnering with an organization […]

OMG Wins Grand Prize in Nestles Heroes Contest

OMG Founders Carter and Olivia recently won the Grand Prize in a Nestles Ice Cream Heroes contest.

White Nose Syndrome Spreading across the US

Posted on Sep 20, 2010 in Articles, Bats, Petitions

Update to WNS post Jan-26-2011.  This comes from our friends at the Center of Biological Diversity: Urgent Action Needed to Protect Western Bats

Save the Sharks

Posted on Sep 17, 2010 in Articles, Petitions, Sharks, Video
Save the Sharks

100-MILLION sharks are slaughtered each year to support the growing demand for shark fins. Gordon Ramsay Shark Bait (The Big Fish Fight) Pt-1

Animal Rescue Supplies Delivered

The center has mainly Kemps Ridley Sea Turtles which are classified as Critically Endangered with an estimated 3,000 left in the wild. Unfortunately, the Gulf is their primary home and breeding area. They also had a few Green Sea Turtles, some Hawksbills Sea Turtles, and a few Loggerhead Sea Turtles.

A Dose of Diversity

Posted on Aug 25, 2010 in Articles

Our good friend Dr Black (and esteemed Board Member of OMG ;-)) was kind enough to pass along this great report.  We hope you enjoy the article.

OMG Hosts Art Class Fundraiser

Carter and Olivia just held their first Art Class Fundraiser and we wish to send a special thanks to Kathleen Brewer.  Owner and artist extraordinaire of the famed “ArtWorks On The Square” in Fayetteville GA.

Awesome Endangered Species Video

Posted on Aug 15, 2010 in Articles, Video

Hi everyone, this is Olivia.  Carter and I saw this video and absolutely love it.  Check it out and let us know what you think.

OMG Hosts Gecko Event at Fernbank Museum

Posted on Aug 8, 2010 in Articles, OMG Educational Programs, OMG News

We just finished a great event at the lovely Fernbank Museum.  The Gecko event was filled with families from all over the US who enjoyed the Gecko exhibit, as well as, all the the great presentations held by various local organizations.  OMG was invited to help educate the visitors on the plight of the endangered […]

OMG Joins Zoo Atlanta Program

OMG, or One More Generation, founded by Fayetteville’s Carter and Olivia Ries, took part in the Saturday for Snakes program at Zoo Atlanta.  The activities took place Saturday July 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  OMG was among the snake experts and snake conservation groups in celebration of these remarkable vertebrates.

Endangered Bees in the UK

Posted on Jul 28, 2010 in Articles
Endangered Bees in the UK

Jan-15-2011 – Update to original post from Jul-28-2010: We just came across this article which also has a petition we think everyone should consider supporting.

OMG Hosts Reptile Day at Fernbank Museum

OMG was invited to participate in the 2010 Reptile Day at the famed Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta on Saturday July 10th from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. 

OMG Outreach Program

Posted on Jul 2, 2010 in Articles, OMG Educational Programs, OMG News

Carter and Olivia recently held their Educational Outreach Program for the gifted students from the Xanadu Group at Parkside Elementary School. Students learned all about endangered species and even had an opportunity to play the new OMG Flip Card Game which Carter and Olivia created specifically so they could make learning about endangered species fun and […]

Rattlesnake Roundups

Posted on Jul 1, 2010 in Articles, Petitions, Rattlesnakes
Rattlesnake Roundups

Rattlesnake Roundups” are contests calling for hunters to bring in as many snakes as they can catch in a year, at which point the snakes are slaughtered and sold for skin and meat. Seven states still host these killing contests: Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas.