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.
This fall in the Nature Exchange
The days are getting cooler, so get into nature! We have a lot of fun surprises planned for you this fall. Stop in each month to see what we have in store for you!
Fall Scavenger Hunt- Nature by the Letter
Can you find nature items from A to Z at CNC? Join us for this challenging and fun fall hunt and earn Nature Exchange points.
Back to Nature
How do you get back to nature… camping, hiking, playing in the backyard? Start your outside adventure from the Nature Exchange.
Visit the glowing cavern this month and discover common nature and household items that light up in the night.
Birds do it naturally but flight is actually hard to achieve. Learn how to lift off with games and activities all about flight.
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!