OTC Wildlife Club wins Award from Ogeechee River Keepers

Posted on Jan 24, 2024 at 15:40 PM

  Ogeechee Technical College’s (OTC) Wildlife Club was named the Volunteer Organization of the Year by the Ogeechee River Keepers.Ogeechee Technical College’s (OTC) Wildlife Club was named Organization Partner of the Year by the Ogeechee River Keepers

“It’s truly an honor for the Ogeechee River Keepers to recognize my students in their efforts to help keep our waterways clean. Any piece of trash, no matter how small, that we can remove from the creeks and rivers of Bulloch and surrounding counties is one less piece of trash to make it into the Atlantic Ocean or affect our wildlife,” said Casey Corbett, OTC’s Fish & Wildlife Management Instructor.

Over the course of the last year, the OTC Wildlife Club has helped with a bi-monthly clean-up of Little Lott’s Creek located near downtown Statesboro. In previous years they have also assisted with water testing and trash cleanup in the Canoochee River in Evans County.  

“My students, as well as the Ogeechee River Keepers, understand the importance of protecting our environment for future generations to enjoy. I am very proud to see the OTC Wildlife Club being honored by the Ogeechee River Keeper staff,” said Corbett.

About Ogeechee Technical College:

Ogeechee Technical College (OTC) is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. OTC provides student‐centered academic and occupational programs and support services at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels. OTC utilizes traditional and distance education methodologies in state-of-the-art facilities while supporting adult education, continuing education, and customized business and industry workforce training. Visit for more information.

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Executive Director for Public Relations & Marketing

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