Tag: Nature & Environment

Events

Southface Public Tour

Offered every Wednesday at 10:00am, public tours are led by junior staff and show attendees the features of the Eco Office that allow it to use 50 percent less energy and 80 percent less water than traditional office building of its size. Public tours can accommodate up to 20 people at a time, and…

Homeschool Workshop: Weather and Climate

Weather and Climate – Thursday, December 12 Students investigate the difference between weather and climate through experiments using familiar household items, and analyzing the data from their research. NATURE SCIENCE LABS Thursdays 9:30am-10:45am Ages 6-8 Students explore the world around…

Trees Atlanta Full Moon Night Walk

Come see the park in the full moon’s light! We’ll watch the sun set then walk through dusk and into the night, listening to the sounds of nature after dark. Ranger Jonah and a docent from Trees Atlanta will offer facts about the trees of Mason Mill’s forest. Can we identify each tree species in…

Forest Restoration in Parks & Greenspaces

Help care for our urban forest by removing invasive plants in local parks and greenspaces. Our focus is to promote a healthy, sustainable plant community. Activities include pulling and cutting invasive plants such as Chinese privet and English ivy and replanting native plants. No prior experience…

Atlanta Audubon Society Bird Walk at Lullwater Preserve (Emory University)

Leaders: Gus Kaufman and Jamie Vidich Cell contacts morning of the walk: 404.483.7457 (Gus); 843.605.2959 (Jamie) Birding Focus: We will look for seasonal migrants and resident species. Lullwater Preserve sits on 150 acres in the heart of Emory University’s campus. Candler Lake, at the center…

Guided Bird Walk @ Smith-Gilbert Gardens

In addition to the dozens of bird species residing on the property year-round, Smith-Gilbert Gardens lies on a major flyway for migratory birds. Each spring and again in fall, more than 100 bird species pass through and over the property on their journey between summer breeding territory up north and…

iNaturalist Walk

Have you ever noticed a plant, animal, or fungus in the forest and wished you knew what it was? There is now an app for that! iNaturalist is a free app that can turn your smartphone into an almost magical tool for learning about nature. Bring your phone and learn how. Al- ready know iNaturalist? Then…

Swamp Stroll

Join our conservation staff for a free, hour-long guided hike around our Boardwalk Trail. Learn about the natural and human histories of our site while experiencing the sights and sounds of nature of a wetland.

Tuesdays in the Field Homeschool Programming: Georgia Aquarium

Tuesdays in the Field is a specialized program created for K-12 home school students. The Education team is excited to offer an experience that allows students the opportunity to engage in standard based instruction at their own pace. Our Tuesdays in the Field homeschool experience is offered the second…

Tuesdays in the Field Homeschool Programming: Georgia Aquarium

Tuesdays in the Field is a specialized program created for K-12 home school students. The Education team is excited to offer an experience that allows students the opportunity to engage in standard based instruction at their own pace. Our Tuesdays in the Field homeschool experience is offered the second…