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[19 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Chattahoochee Nature Center this Weekend

Nature Explorers (Ages 5 & 6)
Creature Feature- Butterflies and Moths
Naturalist-led Canoe Trips

Nature Explorers (Ages 5 & 6)
Friday, Aug 21, 2009 9:45 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Nature Center – Roswell, GA
9135 Willeo Rd
Come explore weather this summer. We’ll have fun doing nature experiments and journey on an Adventure Quest. Pre-registration required. Go to www.chattnaturecenter.org or call (770) 992-2055 x237 to register. $15 non-members/$10 members (price per session; adult helper required and admitted free). Parking Fee: Free. (770) 992-2055 x237.
Creature Feature- Butterflies and Moths
Fridays 10 AM – 10:45 AM until Aug 28, …

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[8 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Naturalist-led Canoe Trips

Saturdays 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM until Aug 29, 2009
Experience aquatic life on the Chattahoochee River up close and personal. Each trip is led by CNC naturalists, and offers a unique introduction to the ecology of the Chattahoochee River. Participants are expected to be an active part of this program. Register at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.com or (770) 992-2055 ext. 237. Pre-registration required at least one week in advance of trip. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in August at 6:00 PM – dusk, plus Saturday mornings at 8:30 AM.
Admission: $30 non-members/$25 members. Special …

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[7 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Creature Feature- Butterflies and Moths

Saturdays & Sundays 3 PM – 3:45 PM  until Aug 30, 2009
Learn about these powerful pollinators and the plants and animals that rely on them. Creature Feature is our new exciting program that explores animals that call the Chattahoochee River home, focusing on a unique animal and a unique feature of life monthly. All ages. Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays in August at 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM, plus every Saturday & Sunday in August at 3:00 PM.
Admission: General admission: adults $8, seniors $6, children $5 and children 2 and under …

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[23 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Chattahoochee Nature Center’s August Programs and Events

Green Building Tour
Mondays & Thursdays in August at 1:00 PM and Sundays at 4:00 PM.
Tour our unique, energy efficient Discovery Center, certified by the US Green Building Council. Learn about what we did to make our building “green” and how you can incorporate LEED at your home! All ages. General admission: adults $8, seniors $6, children $5 and children 2 and under are free. Go to www.chattnaturecenter.org for more information.
Feeding Time
Tuesdays & Saturdays in August at 1:00 PM
Learn the ins and outs of what it takes to keep our animals …

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[19 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Back to the Basics: Go green with this easy-to-plan, affordable getaway

We’ve all heard the old adage, “Take time to stop and smell the roses.” Well, it’s never been easier to embrace nature than with a trip to Alpharetta, Georgia. Nearby Alpharetta Outfitters recently opened their doors to eager customers seeking the best quality gear and supplies for adventures of all shapes and sizes: from fly-fishing to rock-climbing, hiking to camping. And, the equally-accessible Chattahoochee Nature Center only just underwent a multi-million dollar renovation, providing endless potential for outdoor adventure. Plus, there are more than 13 trails within a 20-mile radius …

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[10 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Environmental and Nature Summer Camps

There are quite a few Summer Camps that are hands-on, challenging and exciting for kids that want to explore our environment and nature. Check out some at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Autrey Mill’s Nature and Preserve Heritage Center and Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Camp Kingfisher.
2009 Environmental Summer Day Camp at the ATLANTA BOTANICAL GARDENS
Registration begins February 2, 2009
Enroll your child in a summer day camp full of discovery, adventure and nature exploration. Camp sessions include fun and educational activities in the Children’s Garden, Gardens Under Glass, children’s classroom and more. Each day …

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[30 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Vegetable Gardening at Home

Sunday, April 26; 1:30 – 3:30 PM at the Farmer D Retail Store in Toco Hills
Learn from Farmer D, vice president of GA Organics & Biodynamic Farmer, whose vision is to teach organic management practices in order to save money, conserve water and fuel, reduce waste and chemical use, promote sustainability, and create a healthier planet for all. This third in a series of 4 workshops – Successional Plantings for Continued Harvests – will show how to keep planting for a continued harvest throughout the season. We will also talk …

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[13 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Earth Day Kids Fest at the Chattahoochee Nature Center Sponsored by Captain Planet Foundation and Chattahoochee Nature Center

The 7th Annual Earth Day Kids Fest (EDKF) sponsored by Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) and Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) promises to be education and fun rolled into one! Taking place on April 18, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Chattahoochee Nature Center, this event is a unique and exciting hands-on environmental education event where we encourage youngsters to take the first steps in becoming environmental stewards. Through engaging activities and performances, kids are energized with empowering information, allowing them to lead the way in preserving and protecting our …

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[23 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
Earth Day Kids Fest is entertaining and educational

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 18th for this year’s Earth Day Kids Fest at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. The fun-filled and educational day is sponsored by Laura Turner Sydell’s Captain Planet Foundation, and includes a host of entertaining and educational activities for children and adults alike. Your family will enjoy many ways to connect with nature and learn fun new ways to help the planet. It’s a must-attend event for every eco-friendly family.

Meet Captain Planet and get EARTH POWER
ThinkSwiss Climate Trail Exhibition – This traveling exhibition explains the …