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

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 23  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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Sept 22  Farewell to Summer: The Goldenrods

with Susan Edwards 

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Nov 23  Grateful for the Oaks!

with Susan Edwards 

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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 

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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

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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

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Sept 23 – Creation Care Class

Atlanta: City in the Forest

and How to Grow with Trees Talk

at North Decatur Presbyterian Church 

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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

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Oct 14 – Cascade Springs Nature Preserve

Stewardship Walk and Training

volunteers needed!

with West Atlanta Watershed Alliance 

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Oct 20 – Deepdene Park 

with Olmstead Linear Park Alliance

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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

Restoration/Stewardship Training

volunteers needed!

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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 

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Nov 10 – Outdoor Activities Center – Stewardship Walk

with West Atlanta Watershed Alliance

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Nov 11 – Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills – Stewardship Walk

with Friends of Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills NP 

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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!

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Previous Walks and Outings, 2017

Jan 18  – Atlanta’s Old Growth and Original Forest

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

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Feb 11  – Learning Invasive/Native Trees & Plants

Briarlake Forest, DeKalb County

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Mar 23  – Old Growth and Original Forest Talk

Chattahoochee Nature Center

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Apr 8  – Old Growth/Original Forest Walk

Osborne Park, Brookhaven

This trip is full – now taking wait list

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Apr 15  – Songbirds, Water & Wildflowers

The Dawson Forest

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Apr 25  – Discovering Atlanta’s Original Forest

with Joan Maloof and Urban Forest Panel

Emory University

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May 6  – Old Growth/Original Forest Walk

Beecher Hills, West Atlanta

Walk and Volunteer Work Session

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May 7  – Smokerise Community

Private Group

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June 10  – South River Headwaters, Atlanta

Where the Water Goes Trip 1

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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June 11  – Clarkston Community

Private Group

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June 17  – Old Growth/Original Forest Walk

Johnson-Taylor Nature Preserve, East Atlanta

This walk is full – now taking wait list

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July 15 – Native Cane/Panola Mountain

Where the Water Goes Trip 2

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July 22 – Old Growth/Original Forest Walk

This walk is full – now taking wait list

Cascade Springs Nature Preserve

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July 29 – Yellow River Park

This walk is full – now taking wait list

Naturalist Walk, Gwinnett County

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Aug 12, 13  – Canoe/Camp Perseid Meteor Shower

Where the Water Goes Trip 3

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Sept 9  Cumberlander, Atlanta

Naturalist Walk and Volunteer Work 

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Sept 16, 17  Ocmulgee/Altamaha Canoeing

Where the Water Goes Trip 4

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Sept 30 – Henderson Park, Tucker, GA

Naturalist Walk

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Oct 15 – Woodlands Garden

This event is full 

Original Forest Slide and Walk  

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Oct 28 – Unicoi/Trail of Tears/Ft Armistead

with Quentin Bass, Cherokee National Forest 

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Nov 4, 5, 6 – Sapelo Island Weekend

This trip is full – now taking wait list

Where the Water Goes Trip 5

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Nov 11 – Herbert Greene Park

Original Forest-Naturalist Walk 

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Nov 12 – Beech Hollow Farm

Luncheon, Native Plant Tour, Art of Nature

Nature Photography Workshop

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Dec 3 – Glenn Creek Nature Preserve

 This walk is full – now taking wait list

and Tree Gong with Neil Norton 

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Previous Walks and Outings, 2016

Feb 6 – The Architecture of Trees, Photography Walk

Lullwater Conservation Garden (full – now taking wait list)

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Feb 27 – Where the Water Goes I

Flint River Headwaters  (full – now taking wait list)

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Mar 12 – Naturalist Walk

Frazer Forest

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Mar 19 – Naturalist & Photography Walk

Adams Park

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Apr 16 – Hampton-Beecher/Cativo Trail

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Apr 30 – (full – now taking wait list)

Springtime at Herbert Greene

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May 14 – Naturalist & Birding walk

Memorial Park, Atlanta (full – now taking wait list)

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May 19 – Opening reception for

“Atlanta’s Wonderful Nature”

Eco-A/City of Atlanta photography show

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May 21 – Rare Environments of Georgia

Doerun Pitcher Plant Bog

(full – now taking wait list)

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Jun 4 – Where the Water Goes II

 Horace King Bridge and Shoal Lilies

(full – now taking wait list)

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June 18 – Lullwater Preserve

with Nancy Seideman

(full – now taking wait list)

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July 16 – Morningside Nature Preserve

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Aug 6 – Hampton Beecher Health Walk

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Aug 12/13 – Meteor Shower at Max Patch Bald

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Sept 17 – Blue Heron Nature Preserve

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Sept 24 – Atlanta Kudzu Festival

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Sept 30/Oct 1 – Where the Water Goes III

Flint River Blues Holes Canoe Trip

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Oct 15 – Boat Rock Nature Preserve

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Oct 22 – Johns Homestead

(full – now taking wait list)

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Nov 11-13 – Where the Water Goes IV

Apalachicola Weekend

(full – now taking wait list)

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Nov 19 – Briarlake Forest

(full – now taking wait list)

Art of Nature Walk

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Nov 20 – Volunteer Afternoon

Johns Homestead

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Dec 3 – Pine Mountian

A GA Rare Environment

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Dec 4 – Volunteer Afternoon

Venetian Hills

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Walks and Outings, 2015

Feb 28 – Little Nancy Creek Park

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March 8 – Private Park Walk & Brunch

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March 15 – Arabia Mountain

Faith in Nature, Walk I

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April 25 – Cascade Springs

Naturalist & Photography Walk

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May 9 – Old Growth Forest

at Fischer Mansion

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May 16 – Where the Water Goes

 Chattahoochee – Headwaters

click here for more info and to register (almost full)

May 23 – Cascade Springs

Naturalist & Photography Walk

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May 30 – The Dawson Forest

Greenberg Songbird Memorial Walk

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May 31 – South Bend Naturalist Walk

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Jun 20 – Where the Water Goes

 Chattahoochee – River in the City

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Jun 27 – Old Growth at Johnson-Tayor Park

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July 11 – Brownwood Park

 Naturalist & Photography Walk

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Aug 8 – Canoe/Camp Chattahoochee Bend

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Aug 15 – Meteors in the Countryside

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Sept 19 – Heggies Rock

 Rare Environment of GA

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Sept 20 – Faith in Nature Walk II, with FAMA

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Oct 17 – Canoe Chattahoochee South Georgia

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Oct 24 – Herbert Greene Nature Park

 Naturalist and Photography Walk

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Oct 31 – Deepdene Park – Naturalist Walk

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Nov 13-15 – Apalachicola Weekend

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Nov 22  – Faith in Nature Walk III, with FAMA

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Dec 5  – Connally Park Oaks 

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WTWG 1 group at Const Lakes photo by Jeannie Hartman