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Hampton Beecher Health Walk

August 6, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Lionel Hampton Beecher Hills Park and Nature Preserve

Eco-A partners with the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance on a two-part naturalist walk for health. Geared for seniors, we’ll start with an easy walk on paved trails, then for those more adventurous, we’ll walk further on natural trails observing various species of native plants and trees as well as stopping to view beautiful sections of Utoy Creek where large rocks create riffles and small waterfalls.

We always discover something interesting in this greenspace, one of Atlanta’s largest, that offers both higher oak-hickory ridges as well as a flat, rich floodplain. We may see Red-headed woodpeckers in one section of forest transitioning from pines to hardwoods, or Kingfishers patrolling the creek, where fish can be seen nesting during calm, clear water days. We’ll also take a health-conscious moment to take a few deep breaths and learn how the forest can encourage good health in unexpected ways.

4. Bruce and Dione Morton family Hampton Beecher

To register, click HERE  – Details and directions will be sent to registered participants. 

A donation of $15 or more helps sustain our programs.


Bruce and Dione Morton and family with giant Tulip Poplar in the Hampton Beecher Nature Preserve.  Former Director of West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Bruce Morton helped save 400 acres of greenspace in the City of Atlanta, including the Hampton-Beecher Nature Preserve.

Photo: Kathryn Kolb



August 6, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am