Tag: biodiversity

Events

Grow and Learn: Pest Management

The program will provide an overview and what to do about the 4 basic pests in the garden or on the farm: sucking pests, chewing pests, boring pests, and human pests. Join farmer, trainer, soil alchemist, and worm whisperer Maurice Small as he digs deep on pest control and integrated pest management. About…

Wildflower Walk at Lullwater Preserve

Professor John Wegner from Emory University will introduce you to the sacred space called Lullwater Preserve. Right in the middle of Emory's campus, Lullwater Preserve offers acres of green space with trees, lawns and a lake for community members to enjoy. The estate is home to an English Tudor mansion…

Speaker Series: Learning from the Fireflies in our Backyards

Come discover the magic of Georgia fireflies! Explore firefly biology, find out how they relate to trees, and why garden management matters for fireflies. Kelly Ridenhour will present results from the Atlanta Firefly Project, shedding light on how land management like the amount of green space, levels…

Lunch and Learn: All About Native Plants

Don't miss this virtual class to get ready for Trees Atlanta's Native Plant Sale happening virtually in March with in-person pick-up in April. Sam Cartin, Trees Atlanta's Senior Crew Lead, will be highlighting his favorite native plants, why to plant natives, and how to select and take care of them. Trees…

Ask the Expert on Native Plants

Trees Atlanta's annual Native Plant Sale is coming up, and you might have some questions about species selection. Trees Atlanta staff Taryn and Dave discuss how to select the right plant for the right conditions and tips for ensuring a good start and long term care for them. They will share their own…

Amphibian Decline and the Importance of Habitat Restoration

Learn about amphibian declines and what the expectations are for amphibians in our future. Mark Mandica, Founder and Executive Director of the Amphibian Foundation will share the organization's history, mission and conservation efforts especially with endangered amphibian species in the Southeast. More…

Speaker Series: Granite Outcrops in Georgia's Piedmont Region

Learn about rare plants, such as diamorpha smallii displaying eye-catching red before donning white flowers, that grow in granite in our Piedmont region. In this panel session we will be joined by representatives from Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, Panola Mountain State Park, and Stone Mountain…

Trees Atlanta Fall Break Camp

Come explore our Atlanta parks in the fall! Learn about the changing of seasons, bike over 4 miles, and explore multiple city parks and the Arboretum connected by the Atlanta BeltLine. Find out why we have seasons and conduct science experiments on leaves to understand their pigmentation. Camp is at…

Master Herpetologist Program - Online!

Structured course dates: 05/27-09/02 Online course: Currently available This intensive course provides an introduction to herpetology and equips participants with amphibian and reptile identification skills and general knowledge of frogs, salamanders, turtles, lizards and snakes — their life…

Master Herpetologist Program - Online!

Structured course dates: 05/27-09/02 Online course: Currently available This intensive course provides an introduction to herpetology and equips participants with amphibian and reptile identification skills and general knowledge of frogs, salamanders, turtles, lizards and snakes — their life…