Eco-A hosts a unique series of educational walks and outings in special natural areas of Atlanta and our region. See also EcoNaturalist Certification

 

Walks and Outings, 2019

Feb 2   Grove Park Volunteers Needed

Forest Restoration Volunteer Event

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Feb 9   Salamander Search and

Geology Creek Walk

with Amphibian Foundation’s Mark Mandica

and Geologist Rob McDowell

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Feb 10   Winter Observations

at Stone Mountain Park

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Feb 16   Wildflower Planting at Grove Park 

with Pandra Williams, volunteers needed 

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Mar 2   Grove Park Volunteers Needed

Forest Restoration Volunteer Event

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Mar 9   Pettit Environmental Preserve

Dallas, Georgia

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Mar 10   Hampton-Beecher Nature Preserve

Stewardship Walk

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Mar 16   Willow Tree Streambank Planting 

with Jack White and Mindi Sheer

This event is full – now taking wait list

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Mar 17   Tree ID and Character  

Briarlake Forest Stewardship Walk 

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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Mar 23   Spring Tonics at Pine Lake

with Susan Edwards, herbalist 

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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Mar 24   Cascade Springs

Stewardship Walk 

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Apr 6   Frazer Forest

Stewardship Walk  

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Apr 7   Keswick Park, Chamblee

This walk is full – now taking wait list

Naturalist Walk  

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Apr 13  Old Growth Forest Walk

with Georgia Conservancy

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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Apr 14  Breakfast at Debra’s Forest

with Debra Pearson, College Park 

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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Apr 28  Spink-Collins Park

Naturalist Walk

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May 11  Forest Intelligence

Briarlake Forest Stewardship Walk

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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May 12  Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills

Stewardship Walk

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May 18  Dawson Forest

Mushrooms and More 

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May 19  Grove Park

Stewardship Walk 

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June 2  Sandy Springs Secret Greenspace

Naturalist Walk

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June 8  Dearborn Park and Midway Woods Restoration

Naturalist & Restoration Walk

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June 9  The Power of Pollinators

Pollinator Presentation, Nursery Tour, Lunch

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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June 15  Backyard Edibles

with Susan Edwards 

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June 20  Grove Park

Restoration Input Meeting

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June 22  Chattahoochee History Kayak

This walk is full – now taking wait list

Co-hosted with Georgia Conservancy

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June 22  Grove Park Fish Walk

with Michael Wolfe, North American Native Fishes Assoc. 

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June 30  Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills

Stewardship Walk

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July 20  Spink Collins Park

Stewardship Walk

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July 27  Frazer Forest 

Stewardship Walk

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July 27  Grove Park 

Invasive Removal Volunteer Session

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Aug 10/11  Ocmulgee/Altamaha River 

Canoe Paddle and Overnight Camp-Out

During Perseid Meteor Shower

This event is full – now taking wait list

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Aug 18  Briarlake Forest 

Native/Invasive Plant ID

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Aug 18  Cascade Springs 

Stewardship Walk

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Aug 24/25  The Overhill Towns

Cherokee History w/Quentin Bass

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Sept 7  Frazer Forest

Stewardship & Volunteering

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Sept 8  Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills

Stewardship & Volunteering

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Sept 14  Dearborn Park Nature Alliance 

Japanese chaff flower pull 

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Sept 21  Midway Woods

Autumnal Equinox 

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Sept 21  Grove Park/Proctor Creek

Stewardship & Volunteering

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Sept 22  Kittredge Park/Ellwyn John Wildlife Sanctuary

Naturalist Walk

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Sept 28  Line Creek Nature Area, Peachtree City

Naturalist Walk

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Sept 29  Farewell to Summer: The Goldenrods

with Susan Edwards 

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Oct 5  Cascade Springs Nature Preserve

Stewardship & Volunteering

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Oct 12  Roswell’s Leita Thompson Park 

This walk is full – now taking wait list

Naturalist and Photography Walk 

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Oct 13  Grove Park/Proctor Creek

Stewardship & Volunteering

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Oct 26  Southside Park

Naturalist Walk

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Oct 27  Frazer Forest

Stewardship & Volunteering

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Nov 2  Grove Park/Proctor Creek

Tree Diversity & Stewardship/Volunteering

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Nov 2  Briarlake

Nature Photography Walk

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Nov 3  Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills

Stewardship & Volunteering

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Nov 16  Hambidge Center

Forest Intelligence

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Nov 23  Grateful for the Oaks!

with Susan Edwards 

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Dec 14  Grove Park/Proctor Creek

Stewardship & Volunteering

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More walks and outings for 2019 posted soon!

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Walks and Outings, 2018 (past)

Feb 24  – United Methodist Children’s Home

Decatur’s newest greenspace 

for more info and to register click here

March 10  – Grove Park

Intro Nature Walk

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March 26  – BioDiversity is Resiliency

Park Pride Annual Greenspace Conference

at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

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April 1  – Boat Rock Boulders

West Atlanta/Fulton County 

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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April 7  – Brunch with Debra

Private Forest in College Park

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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April 8  – Decatur Wild Spaces Haiku

with Poet Marti Keller

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April 14  – Grove Park

Stewardship Walk

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April 15  – Forest Diversity/Utoy Creek

with Botanist Linda Chafin 

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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April 28  – Tree Stories

Sweetwater Creek State Park

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April 29  – Forest “Bathing” Walk

with Jessica Muhammad 

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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May 5  – Unicoi Path Trail of Tears

and Ft. Armistead

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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May 6 – Forest “Bathing” Health Walk 

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May 26  – Hidden Acres

Amphibian Walk

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June 9  – Dawson Forest Mushrooms

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June 23 – Walk in the Park

This walk is full – now taking wait list

with Atlanta City Studio/Cascade Springs

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June 24 – Beecatur Walk 

Glenn Creek Nature Preserve

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July 21 – Cherokee Series 

Kituwah

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July 28 – Walk in the Park

with Atlanta City Studio

This walk is full – now taking wait list

 Lionel-Hampton Beecher Hills

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Aug 25 – Kayak the Chattahoochee, Southside

with West Atlanta Watershed Alliance

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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Aug 29 – Atlanta: City in the Forest

and How to Grow with Trees Talk

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Sept 1 – Dawson Forest

Mushrooms and More  

(rescheduled to May 18, 2019)

with Mushroom Club of Georgia

for more info and to register click here

Sept 2 – Walk in the Park

with Atlanta City Studio 

Adams Park

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Sept 22 – Kayak the Chattahoochee, Southside

with West Atlanta Watershed Alliance

for more info and to register click here

Sept 23 – Creation Care Class

Atlanta: City in the Forest

and How to Grow with Trees Talk

at North Decatur Presbyterian Church 

for more info and to register click here

Sept 26 – Henderson Park

Naturalist Walk 

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Sept 29 – Grant Park (AM)

Trees and the Art of Nature Walk 

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Sept 29 – Tucker Nature Preserve (PM)

Invasive Removal Training

Japanese chaff flower

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Oct 13 – Walk in the Park and

Stewardship Kickoff with WAWA

Outdoor Activity Center

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Oct 13 – Best and Worst Vines

ID and Removal Training

Grove Park/Proctor Creek

for more info and to register click here

Oct 14 – Cascade Springs Nature Preserve

Stewardship Walk and Training

volunteers needed!

with West Atlanta Watershed Alliance 

for more info and to register click here

Oct 20 – Deepdene Park 

with Olmstead Linear Park Alliance

This walk is full – now taking wait list

for more info and to register click here

Oct 20 Grove Park/Proctor Creek Urban Forest work/learn

Restoration/Stewardship Training

volunteers needed!

for more info and to register click here

Oct 21 – Regional Tree Identification

Celebrating 40 Years at the Chattahoochee

National Recreation Area

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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Nov 3 – Grove Park/Proctor Creek Urban Forest work/learn

Urban Forest Restoration Training

volunteers needed!

with West Atlanta Watershed Alliance 

for more info and to register click here

Nov 10 – Outdoor Activities Center – Stewardship Walk

with West Atlanta Watershed Alliance

for more info and to register click here

Nov 11 – Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills – Stewardship Walk

with Friends of Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills NP 

for more info and to register click here

Nov 13 – Atlanta’s Original Forest Talk

with Georgia Arborist Association

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Nov 18 – Herbert Greene Park

Walk in the Park, Naturalist Walk 

with Atlanta City Studio 

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Dec 2 – Council Spring and Sandhill Cranes

Cherokee History with Quentin Bass

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Dec 7  – Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

with Southface

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Dec 9 – Cascade Springs Nature Preserve

Stewardship Walk 

with West Atlanta Watershed Alliance

and Friends of Cascade Springs NP 

for more info and to register click here

Dec 15 – Grove Park/Proctor Creek 

Urban Forest Restoration Training

volunteers needed!

with West Atlanta Watershed Alliance 

for more info and to register click here

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Check back for new Eco-A 2019 Walks and Outings posted soon!

 

WTWG 1 group at Const Lakes photo by Jeannie Hartman