Growing tomorrow's
nature enthusiasts
a $9.7 million campaign

Each year, CNC educates 44,000 students about the wonders of nature, 16,000 (36%) of whom come from title I schoolS

For nearly a half-century, CNC has inspired countless visitors of all ages who encounter captivating experiences that open their eyes to the natural world around them. While exploring the trails, they may hear the tut-tut-tut of the Downy Woodpecker or spot the lemon-yellow Summer Goldfinch; they may hike the soft, sloping earth at the riverbank or glimpse the nighttime scamper of a “bandit”-masked raccoon.

CNC is a well-established attraction whose recent investments are drawing new visitors and visibility. We aim to harness that momentum through our Growing tomorrow’s Nature enthusiasts campaign, a $9.7 million initiative to elevate Chattahoochee Nature Center’s status as the nature destination for the region.

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For nearly a half-century, CNC has inspired countless visitors of all ages who encounter captivating experiences that open their eyes to the natural world around them. While exploring the trails, they may hear the tut-tut-tut of the Downy Woodpecker or spot the lemon-yellow Summer Goldfinch; they may hike the soft, sloping earth at the riverbank or glimpse the nighttime scamper of a “bandit”-masked raccoon.

CNC is a well-established attraction whose recent investments are drawing new visitors and visibility. We aim to harness that momentum through our Growing tomorrow’s Nature enthusiasts campaign, a $9.7 million initiative to elevate Chattahoochee Nature Center’s status as the nature destination for the region.

Jim Stokes

Co-chair, Growing tomorrow’s nature enthusiasts campaign 

“As a board member, I have always been proud of how sustainable the Chattahoochee Nature Center is from a financial perspective, with over 50% of its annual income coming from earned revenue. With that in mind, and given the success of our last campaign, the Center is in a strong position to embark upon this new campaign, which will ultimately mean many more kids learning about nature. That’s really what it’s all about.”

Kingfisher Hall Renovation

Renovation: $6,650,000

Eco Learning Pavilion

Renovation: $1,255,000

unity-garden

Unity Garden Improvements

Renovation: $670,000

Enhanced-Visitor-Experience-Projects

Enhanced Visitor Experience Projects

Renovation: $175,000

Safety-&-Accessibility-Enhancements

Safety & Accessibility Enhancements

Renovation: $950,000

Join us on this journey. Visit us. Support us through your donation. help us highlight all the riches nature has to offer.

Campaign Committee

Jim Stokes, Campaign Co-Chair
Alston & Bird (Retired)

Bob Hagan, Campaign Co-Chair

Sterling Healthcare

Brandon Beach

Georgia State Senator, District 21

Sandi Buttram

Aprio

Nick DiLuzio

Georgia Forestry Foundation

Ben Haislip

WestRock

Rick Hirsekorn

Jacobs (Retired)

Harriette Hoyt
Business Consultant

Clarence Jackson

Cox Enterprises

Mike Rieman

Cookerly Public Relations

Chris Sawyer

Alston & Bird

Helen Tapp

FPT-WRT Holding Co., LLC

Mid Thorne

Wells Fargo

Questions about the Capital Campaign and how you can be part of a historic opportunity growing tomorrow’s nature enthusiasts? Email David Miles at development@chattnaturecenter.org