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meeting.jpgHave you been looking for an opportunity to learn more and meet others who want the same? Check out our monthly potluck meetings and our quarterly field trips.

Dine and Discover Potlucks

Come connect, learn, and get engaged with CNC during these monthly potluck meetings.  Topics change each month and provide you a chance to enhance your knowledge of the natural world.

Dates: Meetings take place the 4th Thursday of each month. We do not meet in November or December.

Times: Potluck at 7:00pm and program begins at 7:30.  We expect to be done between 9:00 – 9:30pm

dining.jpgPlace: We will meet in the Plaza Conference Room at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Whenever possible our programs will include some indoor learning and some outdoor exploration.

Cost: $10 General Public; $5 CNC Members; FREE for CNC, CNC Volunteers & Master Naturalist Graduates

What to Bring: a vegetarian dish to share!

Ages: The Nature Club is for adults ages 16 and up.

Registration: Advance registration is not required

2014 Programs:

February 27: Paddling and Paddle Georgia

Georgia River Network volunteers, Alicia Evans (CNC Outreach Coordinator) and Joey Giunta (CNC Canoe Guide) share their experiences with Paddle Georgia and the youth program (psst – this year Paddle Georgia is on the ‘Hooch.)

March 27: Pine Snake Conservation

Bryan Hudson will join us as we explore the research and conservation of the Pine Snake, Pituophis melanoleucus. In Georgia, pine snakes are listed as threatened and have a state conservation rank of S3.

April 24: Plants of the Muck and Mire

National Park Service ranger, Jerry Hightower will share his experiences within the wetlands along the Chattahoochee River and the unique plants that call these places home.

May 22: Salt Marshes

Atlanta Journal and Constitution environmental writer and author, Charles Seabrook will share with us the incredible world of Salt Marshes including discussion of his new book, The World of the Salt Marsh.

For more information, visit http://www.chattnaturecenter.org/the-nature-store.

You can also sign-up to be on our mailing list – we will send out an e-mail once a month regarding The Nature Club events.  Send an e-mail to programs@chattnaturecenter.org with Sign-up for The Nature Club E-mail in the subject line.

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Spring Field Trip:  Panola Mountain

Saturday, March 8

Come explore the beautiful granite outcrop communities at Panola Mountain. We will be exploring some special parts of this area on a naturalist-led excursion.

Place:  Panola Mountain Park, 2600 Highway 155, SW, Stockbridge , GA 30281

Time: 10AM

Meet:  Check back for meet-up information

Cost:  $10 General Public/$5 CNC Members/Free CNC Volunteers and Master Naturalist Graduates

Questions: Contact Carla Bell or Rebecca Gilbert