PLANET GARDEN: Eco-Friendly Resource Guide

Nature Events in Georgia

 

National Garden Month

 

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2009 until Thursday, Apr 30, 2009

 

Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup Begins

 

Sunday, Mar 1, 2009 until Sunday, May 31, 2009

 

 

 

Nature Explorers 3-Part Series (Ages 5 & 6)

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Thursday, Apr 23, 2009 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM

 

 

 

Great Aquarium Adventure Sleepover!

Georgia Aquarium

Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 5 PM
Sunday, Apr 26, 2009

 

 

 

Adopt-A-Stream Training

Elachee Nature Science Center

Friday, Jun 19, 2009 6 PM – 10 PM
Saturday, Jun 20, 2009 9 AM – 4 PM

 

 

 

Keep Georgia Beautiful Month

 

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2009 until Thursday, Apr 30, 2009

 

 

 

Children & Nature Awareness Month

 

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2009 until Thursday, Apr 30, 2009

 

 

Animal Encounters

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Thursdays 4 PM – 4:30 PM until Apr 30, 2009 
Fridays 4 PM – 4:30 PM until Apr 24, 2009 

 

 

 

Meet The Keeper

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Saturdays 12 PM – 12:30 PM until Apr 25, 2009 
Tuesdays 12 PM – 12:30 PM until Apr 28, 2009 

 

 

 

Guided Nature Hikes

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Saturdays 1 PM – 2 PM until Apr 25, 2009 
Saturdays 3 PM – 4 PM until Apr 25, 2009 
Sundays 1 PM – 2 PM until Apr 26, 2009 
Sundays 3 PM – 4 PM until Apr 26, 2009 

 

 

 

Turtle Treats

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 9:45 AM – 11 AM

 

 

 

Camp EcoAdventure-Environmental Education Day Camp

Rock Eagle 4-H Center

Weekdays 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM until Apr 10, 2009 

 

 

 

Elachee’s Spring Discovery Camp

Elachee Nature Science Center

Weekdays 9 AM – 2 PM until Apr 10, 2009 

 

 

 

Spring Break Camp

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center

Weekdays 9:30 AM – 3 PM until Apr 10, 2009 

 

 

 

Camp Kingfisher Spring Break Camp

Chattahoochee Nature Center

8 AM – 6 PM until Apr 9, 2009 

 

 

 

Exploration Stations

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Friday, Apr 10, 2009 1:30 PM – 3 PM

 

 

 

Froggie Spring Fling

Sandy Creek Nature Center

Friday, Apr 10, 2009 6 PM – 8 PM

 

 

 

First Annual Earth Day 5K and Fun Run

Spikes Running Company

Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 7:30 AM

 

 

 

Birds, Blooms and Butterflies II

Sprewell Bluff State Park

Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 9 AM – 1 PM

 

 

 

National Environmental Education Week

 

 Apr 12, 2009 until Apr 18, 2009 

 

 

 

National Environmental Crimes Prevention Week

 

Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 until Saturday, Apr 18, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Wildlife Week

 

Sunday, Apr 19, 2009 until Saturday, Apr 25, 2009

 

 

 

Eco-Adventure Survival of the Fittest

Sandy Creek Nature Center

Sunday, Apr 19, 2009 11 AM – 5 PM

 

 

 

Spring StarLab

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Sunday, Apr 19, 2009 1 PM – 2 PM

 

 

 

TV Turnoff Week

 

Monday, Apr 20, 2009 until Saturday, Sep 26, 2009

 

 

 

Homeschool Days

Wahsega 4-H Center

Monday, Apr 20, 2009 until Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009 9 AM – 12:30 PM

 

 

 

National Association of REALTORS Green Designation Course

Cobb Association of REALTORS

9:30 AM – 5 AM  Apr 20, 2009 until Apr 23, 2009 

 

 

 

Green Readers Book Club

Harry’s Farmers Market

3rd Monday of Month 6 PM – 7:30 PM until Nov 16, 2009 

 

 

 

John Muir Day

 

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2009

 

 

 

Earth Day

 

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009

 

 

 

Earth Day in the Garden

Atlanta Botanical Garden

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009 9 AM – 7 PM

 

 

 

Earth Day Every Day

Farmer’s Market on Madison Street

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009 10 AM – 4 PM

 

 

 

Backyard Beautification

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009 1 PM – 4 PM

 

 

 

Janisse Ray “Living Earth Day Every Day” Dialogue & Book Signing

Featherbone Communiversity

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009 5 PM – 6 PM

 

 

 

Going Native in Columbus–Georgia’s Native Seasons and Native Waters Combo Workshop

Trees Columbus

Thursday, Apr 23, 2009 until Thursday, May 7, 2009 4 PM – 8 PM

 

 

 

An Evening with Richard Louv

Trinity Presbyterian Church

Thursday, Apr 23, 2009 7 PM

 

 

 

National Youth Service Days

 

Friday, Apr 24, 2009
Saturday, Apr 25, 2009
Sunday, Apr 26, 2009

 

 

 

National Arbor Day

 

Friday, Apr 24, 2009

 

 

 

Green Eggs and Sand Teacher Workshop

University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium

Friday, Saturday & Sunday Apr 24, 2009 until Apr 26, 2009 

 

 

 

Richard Louv Presentation & Nature Smart Schools Symposium

Zell B. Miller Learning Center

Friday, Apr 24, 2009 4 PM – 5 PM
Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 8 AM – 5 PM

 

 

 

Frog Frolic

Cochran Shoals Wetland

Fridays 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM  Apr 24, 2009 until May 8, 2009 

 

National Ocean Sciences Bowl

 

Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 until Monday, Apr 27, 2009

 

 

 

Spring Bird Hike – Sprewell Bluff Natural Area

Sprewell Bluff State Park

Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 8 AM – 12 PM

 

 

 

Georgia’s Wild! Teacher Workshop

Zoo Atlanta

Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 9 AM – 4 PM

 

 

 

Mother Earth Day Festival

Atlanta Progressive Preschool

Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 10 AM – 2 PM

 

 

 

Farmstead Hike with Archaeologist Dean Wood

Callaway Gardens

Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 to Sunday, Apr 26, 2009 1 PM – 4 AM

 

 

 

Wetland Preserve Grand Opening

Center for Wildlife Education at Georgia Southern University

Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 3 PM – 7 PM

 

 

 

Night Hike

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Saturday, Apr 25, 2009 8 PM – 10 PM

 

 

 

Pee-Wee Planters

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Sunday, Apr 26, 2009 12:45 PM – 2 PM

 

 

 

School Building Week

 

Weekdays Apr 27, 2009 until May 1, 2009 

 

 

 

Bike-to-Work Month

 

Friday, May 1, 2009 until Sunday, May 31, 2009

 

 

 

American Wetlands Month

 

Friday, May 1, 2009 until Sunday, May 31, 2009

 

 

 

Clean Air Month

 

Friday, May 1, 2009 until Sunday, May 31, 2009

 

 

 

Regions of Georgia Travel Program- Okefenokee Swamp

Stephen C. Foster State Park

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 5 PM  May 1, 2009 until May 3, 2009 

 

 

 

Learn The Birds at Unicoi State Park

Unicoi State Park and Lodge

Friday, May 1, 2009 until Saturday, May 2, 2009 7 PM – 7 PM

 

 

 

Astonomy Day

 

Saturday, May 2, 2009

 

 

 

Mountain Laurel Hike

Callaway Gardens

Saturday, May 2, 2009 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

 

 

 

Southern Appalachian Wildflowers

Smithgall Woods-Dukes Creek Conservation Area

Saturday, May 2, 2009 10 AM – 12:30 PM

 

 

 

Compost Awareness Week

 

Sunday, May 3, 2009 until Saturday, May 9, 2009

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