Tag: Sustainability

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The Science of Good Dirt at CompostNow

By Donna McDermott I visited King of Crops farm on the first cool morning of September. Last night’s rain had left a cloudy, golden glow over rows of blueberry, muscadine, and persimmon that would soon become popsicles sold under rainbow umbrellas. But I didn’t go to King of Crops for the…

Events

BeltLine Arboretum Workshop: Natural Dyeing

Create natural dyes using trees and plants found throughout our neighborhoods. Lead by Jacob McDonald, Trees Atlanta's BeltLine Arboretum Assistant Coordinator. Jacob will teach a quick history of indigenous tribes’ use of these plants to create dyes. Finally, we will learn the process of dyeing…

Design for Justice: Design is Ceremony

During this virtual lecture, titled Design is Ceremony, Chris Cornelius of studio:indigenous will speak about how he incorporates timeless indigenous values into contemporary architecture. Chris’s work posits indigenous design thinking as a tool to dismantle the apparatus of colonization. Specifically,…

Workshop: Rainwater Harvesting and Home-scale Water Cycle Restoration

Join us for the first of three classes in the Permaculture Design Workshop series. Water-cycle restoration plays an important role in the climate solution, and you can make an impact in your own yard! Learn along with Brandy Hall, Founding and Managing Director of Shades of Green Permaculture, techniques…

Workshop: Neighborhood Ecosystems

This online workshop addresses neighborhood ecosystems and their holistic management for a better quality of life. The interconnected and nested layers of soil and water, insects and wildlife, and trees and atmosphere in a community will be highlighted. Educators from the University of Georgia trained…

Solar Power: Designing a new way of life!

The time has come to step up, humans! If we want to keep our earth sustainable for life, we need to commit to cleaner energy sources. MODA wants to help you learn and the sun is ready to help us out! Join us to learn more about how we can use solar energy to power a wide variety of household items. Sign…

Public Education and COVID-19: School Leaders, Grantmakers, and Communities Respond

Join SLS for a panel discussion on how school leaders, grantmakers and community organizations have responded to the continuing challenges of the pandemic, especially for economically vulnerable students.  Dr. Grant Rivera, Marietta City Schools Superintendent, Ellyn Cochran, United Way of Greater Atlanta's…

Cub Scout NightCrawler

As the sun sets on Zoo Atlanta, the fun is just beginning! Spend the night connecting to wildlife, participating in engaging activities, working toward badges*, and learning how you can help save species. Spend the night in climate-controlled, indoor facilities and wake up to the sounds of the wild!…

Cub Scout NightCrawler

As the sun sets on Zoo Atlanta, the fun is just beginning! Spend the night connecting to wildlife, participating in engaging activities, working toward badges*, and learning how you can help save species. Spend the night in climate-controlled, indoor facilities and wake up to the sounds of the wild!…

HomeSchool Academy: Spring Semester

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, minds-on…