Tag: Nature & Environment

Events

Fall HomeSchool Academy at Zoo Atlanta

JOIN ZOO ATLANTA FOR A MORNING OF LEARNING AND DISCOVERY DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR HOMESCHOOL STUDENTS! HomeSchool Academy is a two-hour program that allows students to explore animal and science concepts in an engaging, interactive environment. Programs are grade-appropriate and include hands-on,…

Ask the Arborist: General Tree Care

Ask the Arborist is a monthly interactive series where you can have your questions about trees, tree care, and tree health answered live by professional arborists. This month our experts will focus on overall tree care including everything from maintaining healthy soil for your trees to overall best…

What’s Blooming on the BeltLine: Meadow Edition

Come explore the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum on the Westside Trail. Join Trees Atlanta BeltLine staff to discover the unique plants that make up the Westside Arboretum plantings. Explore the plants of the Longleaf Pine Savanna, Pollinator Path, Trial Garden and many others in this unique prairie section…

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…

Northeast Georgia Science Symposium

March 27th-April 1st in Gainesville, GA. A different speaker every evening, fun science experiments, and free events. All events held at Salon el Imperial Reception Hall, 622 Shallowford Rd., Gainesville, GA 30504. FREE Admission! Sunday, March 27th 6:30pm “Medical Questions about Natural Immunity” Monday,…

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…

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…