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, 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.
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” 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.
Click on either of the video links to access our OMG Educational Video. The first one is what we have on YouTube and the second one (scroll down to view) is for all our Overseas visitors. Please help spread the word by liking this video on YouTube and sharing it with your friends: [youtube 60plQRy_4L8] This version […]
I know everyone thinks pandas are cute and cuddly… and so do we. There are some who claim that we as a society have done too much to help these animals. Some try to claim that the millions of dollars spent on saving these creatures could have been better spent on things benefiting the human race as […]
OMG, did you know… the gorilla’s only known enemies are leopards and humans. Crocodiles are potentially dangerous to lowland gorillas. In western Africa, gorillas are commonly hunted for meat or in retaliation for crop raiding, but in eastern Africa they have been the victims of snares and traps set for antelope and other animals. Poachers […]
Coverage of the 15th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) two weeks of debate and voting on trade in endangered animals. From tuna to elephants, from tigers to sharks, 23,000 species come under the spotlight. [youtube 4JWi-iyrDAo]