OMG Joins Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta for their EPA Event

OMG Joins Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta for their EPA Event

If you would like to learn more about OMG’s environmental education program, our Plastic Awareness Week curriculum program, or about our Plastic Awareness Coalition, please send us an email of give us a call.

OMG Attends the Georgia Science Teachers Association 2012 Conference

OMG Attends the Georgia Science Teachers Association 2012 Conference

Olivia and Carter were recently invited to conduct a workshop about their Plastic Awareness Week curriculum program for the attendees at the 2012 Georgia Science Teachers Association Conference held at the Hyatt Hotel in Atlanta GA.

OMG Founders Present to the St. Paul UMC in SC

OMG Founders Present to the St. Paul UMC in SC

OMG’s message to the congregation is one of hope. We outline why each church community should reevaluate their current program offerings to ensure we are all focusing on the fact that as stewards of God’s creations it is up to use to protect the earth and all He has given to us.

Claxton GA agrees to end their 40+ years of Rattlesnake Roundups

Claxton GA agrees to end their 40+ years of Rattlesnake Roundups

Well, it finally happened… after almost two years of lobbying to try to save animals from being killed each year at local rattlesnake roundups, the folks in Claxton GA have agreed to change their event from one that collected and killed snakes to an event, which now celebrates the species

OMG founders speak at the Salvation Army’s Re-Effect Conference

OMG founders speak at the Salvation Army’s Re-Effect Conference

Olivia and Carter’s sincere commitment to everything they do was again apparent during the Salvation Army’s Re-Effect conference and we feel confident that our programs are something which will benefit each of the communities the Salvation Army serves.

OMG Founders Deliver Christmas Cheer in South Africa with the Help From Our Friends at CLAW and IFAW

OMG Founders Deliver Christmas Cheer in South Africa with the Help From Our Friends at CLAW and IFAW

As we learned more about their mission in South Africa, we found out that IFAW strongly supported an incredible organization called CLAW (Community Led Animal Welfare) which began ten years ago with Cora Bailey’s one-woman crusade to personally provide basic veterinary services to one South African township.

The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre in South Africa

Posted on Jan 1, 2012 in Articles, Cheetahs, OMG News
The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre in South Africa

While driving to the Cheetah section of the center, we passed by some of the various species that they care for as well including the Caracal, African Wild Cats, Brown Hyena and various types of Vultures, all of which are considered endangered and unless protected, are sure to become extinct in our lifetime.

Connecticut 7th Grader Wins Grand Prize in Youth Social Website Rocket21 & Captain Planet Foundation Dream Green Contest

Connecticut 7th Grader Wins Grand Prize in Youth Social Website Rocket21 & Captain Planet Foundation Dream Green Contest

Additionally, 10 year old Georgia Student Carter Ries and his sister Olivia were selected as Second Place Winners, recognized for a Plastic Awareness Week school curriculum they developed together. Both students are excited to be guests at the Atlanta event. Nine year-old Olivia noted, “This is my first ever Gala … it’s a once in a lifetime thing!” Carter added, “I’m so excited to meet the winner! I’m hoping that I meet some famous people too!”

OMG Trivia

Posted on Dec 13, 2011 in Trivia
OMG Trivia

We just wanted to let everyone know that we will be taking a break from our daily OMG Trivia. Olivia and Carter have not missed a single day with their trivia in over 400-consecutive days. Quite an amazing feat when you consider their ages.

Trivia question for Dec-04-2011

Posted on Dec 4, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Dec-04-2011

When frightened by a predator, these guys will attempt to flee, and if near a body of water, they dive into it and swim away. If cornered by a threat, they will extend and display the dewlap under its neck, stiffen and puff up its body, hiss, and bob its head at the aggressor. If threat persists they can lash with its tail, bite and use its claws in defense. The wounded are more inclined to fight than uninjured prey

Trivia question for Dec-03-2011

Posted on Dec 3, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Dec-03-2011

Although they are quite slow in trees, these guys are agile swimmers. The offspring cling to their mother’s bellies for around 9 months or so. They cannot walk on all four limbs, and so they must use their front arms and claws to drag themselves across the rain forest floor

Trivia question for Dec-02-2011

Posted on Dec 2, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Dec-02-2011

These guys are powerful and versatile predator and scavenger. Prey mainly consists of small to large-sized mammals and they have been recorded as killing prey such as adult deer that are many times larger than this predator.

Trivia question for Dec-01-2011

Posted on Dec 1, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Dec-01-2011

These fish are carnivorous fish and like to feed on smaller fish, shellfish, or insect larvae, but can be caught with nearly any bait. They commonly spawn during the spring, when the females lay strings of eggs in covered areas such as near branches or underwater plants.

Trivia question for Nov-30-2011

Posted on Nov 30, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-30-2011

These crafty birds are very in tune with the seasons, it actually alters its diet to survive harsh winters and has three plumages a year to blend with changing surroundings.

Trivia question for Nov-29-2011

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-29-2011

Olivia likes bugs… of all kinds, as is apparent by her trivia for today.  These are one of the most notorious insects; able to strip crops on a biblical scale and ruin local economies.  They lead an inoffensive solitary life or sometimes live in swarms consisting of vast numbers, dependent on weather and available food. These guys can consume the approximate […]