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, 2021

Jan 23 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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Feb 7 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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Feb 20 – Boulders at Boat Rock

This event is full – now taking waitlist

Naturalist Walk

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Feb 21 – Grove Park Proctor Creek

Stewardship Walk

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Feb 22 – Winter Tree ID

With Georgia Arborist Association

Naturalist Walk

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Feb 27 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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Mar 14 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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Mar 27 – Sawnee Mountain Preserve

This event is full – now taking waitlist

Naturalist Walk

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Apr 3 – All About Adams Park

Naturalist Walk

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Apr 3 – Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills

Naturalist Walk

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Apr 10 – South Bend Park

(Rescheduled for May 29)

Stewardship Walk

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Apr 17 – D’Agnese Botanical Walk

Naturalist Walk

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Apr 18 – Monte Vista Biblical Gardens

Naturalist Walk

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Apr 24 – Spring Medicine Walk

With Susan Edwards

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Apr 25 – Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills

Stewardship Walk

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Apr 25 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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May 8 – Sawnee Mountain Preserve

Naturalist Walk

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May 16 – The Forest at Dunwoody

Naturalist Walk

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May 22 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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May 29 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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Jun 6 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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Jun 27 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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July 17 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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More 2021 events posted soon!

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Walks and Outings, 2020 (Past)

Jan 19 – Relict Forest Restoration

Volunteer Event

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Jan 26 – Winter Tree ID

This event is full – now taking waitlist

Chattahoochee National Recreation Area

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Feb 1 – Sandhill Cranes, Cherokee History

Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge, TN 

This event is full – now taking waitlist

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Feb 15 Secrets to the Winter Woods

(rescheduled) 

Frazer Forest

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Feb 15 – Forest Valentine

Volunteer at Grove Park

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Feb 21 – Lunch & Learn

Atlanta Tree Conservation Commission

Atlanta City Hall

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Feb 23 – Stewardship/Volunteer Walk

Lionel Hampton Beecher Hills Park

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Mar 8 – Stewardship/Volunteer Walk

Lionel Hampton Beecher Hills Park

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Mar 22, 23 – Park Pride

(rescheduled to Aug 17)

Parks and Greenspace Conference, 2020 

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Mar 29 – Sanctuary Walk

This event has been rescheduled to June 27 

Lithonia, GA

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Apr 11 – Spring Greens and Medicinals

This event has been changed to a video walk 

With Susan Edwards

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June 6 – Jennie Drake Park

This event is full – now taking waitlist

Naturalist Walk

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Jun 7 – Summer Blooms

and Small Tree Medicines

With Susan Edwards

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Jun 20 – Flint River Kayak & Camp 

Kayak, Camp, Regional History

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Jun 27 – Sanctuary Walk

This event is full – now taking waitlist

Lithonia, GA

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Jun 28 – Stewardship Walk

Grove Park/Proctor Creek

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July 11 – Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills 

Stewardship Walk 

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July 12 – Dearborn Park 

Stewardship Walk 

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July 19 – Stone Mountain

This event is full – now taking waitlist

Naturalist Walk 

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Aug 2 – Grove Park/Proctor Creek

Stewardship Walk 

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Aug 11/12* – Perseid Meteor Shower & Camping

This event is full on Tuesday, contact us if interested in Wednesday. 

Lookout Mountain, GA 

* some date flexibility 

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Aug 15 – John Lewis Memorial Walk 

This event is full – now taking waitlist

Cascade Springs Nature Preserve

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Aug 16 – Hidden Cove Park 

Stewardship Walk

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Aug 17 – Park Pride Annual Conference

Day-long Presentations 

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Aug 23 – Grove Park Proctor Creek

Stewardship Walk

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Aug 29 – Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve

Stewardship Walk

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Aug 30 – Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills 

Stewardship Walk 

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Sep 5 – Hidden Cove

Stewardship Walk 

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Sep 12 – Wisdom and Medicine

from the Vines

With Susan Edwards

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Oct 3 – Morningside Nature Preserve

Stewardship Walk

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Oct 11 – Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills Nature Preserve

Stewardship Walk

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Oct 24 – Bear Creek Nature Preserve

This event is full – now taking waitlist

Naturalist Walk

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Oct 25 – Grove Park/Proctor Creek

Stewardship Walk

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Nov 1 – Magnificent Mast

 Oak, Hickory, Walnut, Beech

This event is full – now taking waitlist

With Susan Edwards

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Nov 8 – Picnic Hike at Pine Mountain

Naturalist Walk

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Nov 14 – Herbert Greene

This event is full

Naturalist Walk

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Nov 21 – Briarlake Forest Wisteria Pull

This event is full

9:30 – noon, Stewardship Event

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Nov 21 – South Bend Park

2-4 pm, Naturalist Walk & Stewardship Event 

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Nov 22 – Grove Park/Proctor Creek

Stewardship Walk

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Nov 29 – Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills Nature Preserve

Stewardship Walk

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Dec 5 – Grove Park/Proctor Creek

Stewardship Walk

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Dec 6 – Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills Nature Preserve

Stewardship Walk

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Dec 12 – South Bend Park

Stewardship Walk

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We wish you Happy Holidays

and look forward to new events in 2021!

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Walks and Outings, 2019 (past)

Feb 2   Grove Park Volunteers Needed

Forest Restoration Volunteer Event

for more info and to register click here

Feb 9   Salamander Search and

Geology Creek Walk

with Amphibian Foundation’s Mark Mandica

and Geologist Rob McDowell

for more info and to register click here

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 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 9  Southside Park

Naturalist Walk

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Nov 16  Hambidge Center

This walk is full – now taking wait list

Forest Intelligence

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Nov 24  Grateful for the Oaks!

with Susan Edwards 

Due to rain this walk is now rescheduled for Nov 24 

for more info and to register click here

Dec 14  Grove Park/Proctor Creek

Stewardship & Volunteering

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WTWG 1 group at Const Lakes photo by Jeannie Hartman