Welcome to the Nature Exchange!
The Nature Exchange is THE place to indulge your natural curiosity. Thousands of natural objects from around the world are waiting to be discovered and you can even take them home for your special nature collection. Learn how Here
The Nature Exchange is open during regular Chattahoochee Nature Center operating hours and is included with admission. Trading ends at 4:30 pm. CNC members can visit the Nature Exchange for free everyday.
In the Nature Exchange
Super Spring Break Trading Event
ALL TRADES March 29-April 11 earn 1000 extra bonus points!
Alternative Energy (April)
Kinetic Energy: Create a raceway with our kinetic marble track
Wind Energy: Build your own pinwheel powered by the wind
Alternate Energy Scavenger Hunt: Learn about many alternate energy sources and earn 100 NEX points!
Wonderful Wetlands (May)
Wetland Mural: Who lives in a wetland? Come help us create a wetland creatures mural
Wetland Games: Learn about wetlands through PLAY!
International Migratory Bird Day: Celebrated on May 10, the NEX will be cheering along birds as they make their journey south with crafts, birdwatching activities, and more!
And don’t forget about these fun on-going activities:
Reading Rewards Program
Read your favorite books and earn Nature Exchange points at the same time! Find out how and to download a printable reading log here.
Join us for nature and science classes just for homeschool students. For more information, click here.
Watchable Wildlife Backpacks
More fun, more finds and more nature awaits you when you check out a Watchable Wildlife Backpack. Seven different themes to choose from. Learn more here.
The Nature Exchange is on Facebook
Did you know that the Nature Exchange at the Chattahoochee Nature Center has its own Facebook page? Keep up with what is happening in the Nature Exchange including new cool objects for trade, extra point opportunities and project ideas and more! Like Us Now!
Meet our Nature Exchange Naturalists
Andrew (Sunday through Wednesday)
Andrew started at the Chattahoochee Nature Center as a docent when he was 16 years old. He went out into the world to learn about riparian zones and controlling rain water run-off. He brings his love and ever growing knowledge of nature to the Nature Exchange.
Brian (Wednesday through Saturday)
Middle school teacher, scout leader and camp counselor, father and grandfather- Brian has it all!