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Chattahoochee Nature Center

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9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075

February 2020

Wildlife Baby Shower

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Baby Owls in Nest for Wildlife Baby Shower

Sponsored by Northside Hospital This Leap Day come learn all about CNC’s efforts to help injured wildlife as we celebrate a wildlife baby shower. The special event is sponsored by Northside Hospital, which has guaranteed matching all donations, up to $5,000. The wildlife team rely heavily on donations to do their work and accommodate the animals. Without the help of the community, CNC will not be able to support all the baby animals who come to us this year. On…

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March 2020

Regularly Scheduled Programs

March 1 - May 30
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Join CNC during our regularly scheduled programs for the Spring "The Chattahoochee: Re-Imagine Our River" Film Showings Saturdays, 11:30 AM and 3:30 PM Sundays, 12:30 and 3:30 PM Wildlife Feeding Time Tuesdays and Saturdays, 4 PM Trail Hike Saturdays and Sundays, 1 PM and 3 PM Creature Feature Thursdays - Sundays, 2 PM Animal Encounter Sundays, 4 PM Georgia Nature Photographers Association - Spring Gallery Spring Awakening Georgia Nature Photographers Association presents this quarter’s gallery hanging: Spring Awakening. This exhibition features…

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Nature Exchange Spring Programs and Themes

March 1 - May 30
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Regularly Scheduled Programs in Nature Exchange for the Spring The Science of Sound, March - May In order to appreciate the harmonies of nature, we must also learn the science of how sound travels in the first place. Learn through hands-on experimentation with different mediums for sound transmission, then apply what you’ve discovered to different habitats in nature and the cool adaptations animals have developed as a result. Impersonation Station, March - May Anurans (frogs and toads) make a wide…

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Junior Overnight

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - March 8 @ 10:00 am
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Lottery Closes Friday, January 17 Saturday, March 7 – Sunday, March 8, 6:30 pm–10 am Juniors can earn their Camper Badge in an overnight adventure at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Practice using a compass and learn how to plan a camping adventure. Go on a night hike, have an encounter with a nocturnal animal, make s’mores by the campfire, and take a journey into StarLab, our portable planetarium. An evening snack and a continental breakfast are included. Each troop will…

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Pee-Wee Naturalist – Spring Series

March 10 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Tuesdays, March 10, April 14, May 12 You, your budding naturalist, and a CNC naturalist will hike one of the trails on our 127 acres, have fun making nature art, and visit with CNC’s wildlife up close. With the spring, your child will learn about sprouting plants, baby birds, and animals and how pollinators help crops. Ages 3-4. $60 general public/$45 CNC members (three-part series price per child, adult helper required and admitted free). Registration required by March 5. To…

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Homeschool Science

March 10 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075

Join naturalists and docents for fun lessons and learning about nature on 127 acres within the Chattahoochee Watershed. The them for this year is Tools of Taxonomy, learning about taxonomy and classification. Monthly sessions will be active learning times utilizing the grounds and resources of CNC that will help your students gain knowledge of science principles as well as skills such as team work, problem solving, communication and critical thinking. This program is designed for children ages 5+. Parent involvement…

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Film Showing: Seeing in the Dark

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Gear up for the spring STEM quarter with Seeing in the Dark: A Film by Timothy Morris. This PBS film celebrates stargazing on all levels, from kids learning constellations to professional astronomers researching exploding stars. Runtime 60 minutes. All ages. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Film Showing: Seeing in the Dark

March 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Gear up for the spring STEM quarter with Seeing in the Dark: A Film by Timothy Morris. This PBS film celebrates stargazing on all levels, from kids learning constellations to professional astronomers researching exploding stars. Runtime 60 minutes. All ages. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Native Plants Live Drawing Workshop

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Discover your inner artist as instructor Dale Owen, of Roswell Fine Arts Alliance, leads you in a beginner-friendly workshop focused on drawing and inspired by the beauty of local, native plants. You’ll learn observation skills, basic drawing skills, textures, and details using markers, ink pens, and a sketchbook. Students should bring a black marker, black slim marker, colored markers, and 11” x 14” sketchbook. Ages 15+. $45 general public/$35 CNC members. Registration required by March 5. To register for a…

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EcoTinker Interactive Exhibit

March 15 - May 31
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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March 15 - May 31, Daily Presented by Northside Hospital Explore the connection between STEM and nature at our tech and tinker stations. Learn about recycling and consumer science at 5 interactive stations. Consider questions like: What is trash? Where does it go? How does it affect the world around us? What can I do to make a difference? Imagination Playground will return this year. Stations will incorporate Imagination Playground for amazing educational engineering play. #CNCNature #getyournatureon (Included with General…

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Flying into the Future

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Presented by Northside Hospital Special Thanks to Cobb EMC Flying into the Future is where science and nature collide to bring you activities focused on STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. We are all about forward-thinking at this Family Fun Day! Come ready to learn about flying animals and test your tinkering skills with our STEM-themed partners and activities. This event will also kick off the opening of our EcoTinker Interactive Exhibit. #CNCNature #getyournatureon Come learn fascinating facts about the…

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 20 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Drop Dash 5K Race and Water Festival

March 21 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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water drop running with a water bottle

Presented by the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District The Water Drop Dash 5K is a PEACHTREE QUALIFIER, FAST and FLAT course along the Chattahoochee River! Registration is limited – please register early through ACTIVE.COM to ensure your spot! The 8th annual Water Drop Dash 5K encourages metro Atlanta residents to check their plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems during the annual EPA WaterSense Fix A Leak Week March 16-22, 2020. The post-race Water Festival will be full of giveaways, activities…

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 21 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Brownie Overnight

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - March 22 @ 10:00 am
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Lottery Closes Friday, January 31 Saturday, March 21 – Sunday, March 22, 6:30 pm–10 am Brownies can earn their Hiker Badge in an exciting overnight at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Learn to follow trail signs, pick the right gear for a hike, have an encounter with a nocturnal animal, go on a night hike, make s’mores by the campfire, and more. An evening snack and a continental breakfast are included. Each troop will spend the night in their own climate-controlled…

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Water Conservation Student Shorts

March 22 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. Visit the Cowie Weiss Theater during Fix a Leak Week for a showing of student-made PSA videos. These 30- to 60-second clips showcase not only what you can do as a citizen to help combat water leaks, but also the talent of high school students across north Georgia. Visit www.northgeorgiawater.org for more information. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Spring Native Plant Sale

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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man and woman at plant sale

Member’s Only Date: March 26,  2020 - 4-7 PM General Public: March 27-28, 2020 and April 3-4, 2020 - 10 AM - 5 PM Sponsored by Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Going native provides a wealth of benefits to your space, including privacy, beauty, blossoms, food, and homes to our wide diversity of animals. Over 100 species of plants available, and Horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on…

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The Nature Club Dine and Discover: Survival Tricks of the Trail with Mark Warren

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Mark Warren, owner and operator of Medicine Bow Wilderness School and teacher of nature and primitive skills, will share a photo presentation on some easy-to-use Cherokee medicines for trail hikers and all lovers of the great outdoors. Mark will cover many easy-to-identify plants encountered in the forest and field, and will discuss remedies for bee stings, fire ants, stinging nettle, poison ivy, nausea, mouth sores, minor infections, food or water poisoning, constipation, and diarrhea. Also included will be how to…

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Spring Native Plant Sale

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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man and woman at plant sale

Member’s Only Date: March 26,  2020 - 4-7 PM General Public: March 27-28, 2020 and April 3-4, 2020 - 10 AM - 5 PM Sponsored by Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Going native provides a wealth of benefits to your space, including privacy, beauty, blossoms, food, and homes to our wide diversity of animals. Over 100 species of plants available, and Horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on…

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Spring Native Plant Sale

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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man and woman at plant sale

Member’s Only Date: March 26,  2020 - 4-7 PM General Public: March 27-28, 2020 and April 3-4, 2020 - 10 AM - 5 PM Sponsored by Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Going native provides a wealth of benefits to your space, including privacy, beauty, blossoms, food, and homes to our wide diversity of animals. Over 100 species of plants available, and Horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on…

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April 2020

Spring Bird Seed Fundraiser Pre-order

April 3 - April 12
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Pre-order April 3–12; Pick up in store April 17–19 Gear up for Migratory Bird Day by stocking up at CNC’s Spring Birdseed Sale. Order your Cole’s premium birdseed and support your feathered friends as well as CNC. Members save 15% on birdseed purchases. While you’re here, shop the Nature Store for the birders in your life. We have field guides, bird feeders, accessories, and more. Orders can be placed online or at the Nature Store. Ordering will be available closer…

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Spring Native Plant Sale

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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man and woman at plant sale

Member’s Only Date: March 26,  2020 - 4-7 PM General Public: March 27-28, 2020 and April 3-4, 2020 - 10 AM - 5 PM Sponsored by Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Going native provides a wealth of benefits to your space, including privacy, beauty, blossoms, food, and homes to our wide diversity of animals. Over 100 species of plants available, and Horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on…

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Woodland Restoration

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come help us restore the woodlands. We will be working to remove invasive English ivy and other non-natives in and around our woodlands in order to encourage native plant restoration. Register at least one week prior to the event, however these events have a 25 person maximum and fill up early so please plan accordingly! If the date you are interested in is full, please check out the other dates available or contact the volunteer coordinator to be placed on…

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Spring Native Plant Sale

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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man and woman at plant sale

Member’s Only Date: March 26,  2020 - 4-7 PM General Public: March 27-28, 2020 and April 3-4, 2020 - 10 AM - 5 PM Sponsored by Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Going native provides a wealth of benefits to your space, including privacy, beauty, blossoms, food, and homes to our wide diversity of animals. Over 100 species of plants available, and Horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on…

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Family Canoe Day

April 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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This introduction to canoeing is for first-time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment and will provide races, games, and water-squirters. Bring a picnic and enjoy the CNC grounds afterwards. The fee includes admission to CNC. All equipment is provided. Ages 5+. $20 general public/$10 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by the Thursday before each class. To register for a program…

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River Canoe Trips

April 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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River Canoe Trips

April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Camp Kingfisher Spring Break Camp

April 6 - April 10
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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kids sitting at picnic table making crafts

Current 5-year-olds to 7th graders will get to enjoy spring time at CNC. Camp Kingfisher offers a 5-day outdoor camp experience filled with hiking adventures, animal encounters, and outdoor play. Campers enjoy exploring the 127 acre riverside camp, teeming with wildlife and hidden treasures. Daily schedules will get campers outside exploring spring ecology themes like “Leafy Legends” or “Wild Wetlands”. Of course camp wouldn’t be camp without some of the traditional aspects including: silly songs, skits and eco-crafts. This is…

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Spring Break Activities

April 6 - April 10
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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In addition to the regularly scheduled programs and activities in Nature Exchange, more fun is scheduled for Spring Break. Lantern Engineers: Daily, 11 am. Back for the second year, the City of Roswell’s Earth Month celebration will include a Lantern Parade. Now is the time to create your lantern. CNC will supply the recyclable materials; you supply the light. Start working on your lantern now and mark your calendar for the main event on April 18, when you can show…

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Artists in the Wild

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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CNC partners up with the Roswell Fine Arts Alliance to present local painters creating plein air art focused on spring blooms. Come visit with the painters and observe them at work. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Special Date Night River Canoe Trip with Campfire

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075

Relax with CNC on this adult-only evening paddle. Canoe guides will lead you on a 2.5-hour sunset trip, where you will learn all about the Chattahoochee River and look for wildlife with CNC’s experienced naturalists. When you return to the nature center, enjoy a nice warm campfire to roast marshmallows. Ages 21+. $35 general public/$30 CNC members. Price per participant. To register for a program call 770-992-2055 ext. 237 or email the scheduling coordinator at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org.

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Family Night Hike and Campfire

April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Join CNC’s expert naturalists for a night hike through the forest. Explore the sights and sounds of the forest floor. On the hike, keep your eyes and ears open for the calls of owls and maybe even spot some bats swooping down to feed on insects. Your evening at CNC includes an animal encounter and a relaxing campfire, where you can roast a marshmallow. All ages. $12 general public/$10 CNC members. Register by April 8 and save $2. To register…

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River Canoe Trips

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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River Canoe Trips

April 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Pee-Wee Naturalist – Spring Series

April 14 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:45 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 12, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Tuesdays, March 10, April 14, May 12 You, your budding naturalist, and a CNC naturalist will hike one of the trails on our 127 acres, have fun making nature art, and visit with CNC’s wildlife up close. With the spring, your child will learn about sprouting plants, baby birds, and animals and how pollinators help crops. Ages 3-4. $60 general public/$45 CNC members (three-part series price per child, adult helper required and admitted free). Registration required by March 5. To…

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Artists in the Wild

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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CNC partners up with the Roswell Fine Arts Alliance to present local painters creating plein air art focused on spring blooms. Come visit with the painters and observe them at work. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Homeschool Science

April 14 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:45 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 12, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075

Join naturalists and docents for fun lessons and learning about nature on 127 acres within the Chattahoochee Watershed. The them for this year is Tools of Taxonomy, learning about taxonomy and classification. Monthly sessions will be active learning times utilizing the grounds and resources of CNC that will help your students gain knowledge of science principles as well as skills such as team work, problem solving, communication and critical thinking. This program is designed for children ages 5+. Parent involvement…

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Spring Bird Seed Fundraiser Pick up

April 17 - April 19
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Pre-order April 3–12; Pick up in store April 17–19 Gear up for Migratory Bird Day by stocking up at CNC’s Spring Birdseed Sale. Order your Cole’s premium birdseed and support your feathered friends as well as CNC. Members save 15% on birdseed purchases. While you’re here, shop the Nature Store for the birders in your life. We have field guides, bird feeders, accessories, and more. If you placed a pre-order for bird seed, please pick it up at the Nature…

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Date Night on the River

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Get a babysitter and come relax on this adult-only evening paddle. Bring your own picnic dinner and arrive early at 4:30 pm so you can enjoy it on our grounds. Then at 5 pm, guides will lead you on a 2.5-hour sunset trip. All equipment is provided. Ages 21+. $35 general public/$30 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by the Tuesday, April 14. To register for a program call 770-992-2055 ext. 237 or email the scheduling coordinator at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org.  

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Family Canoe Day

April 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 2, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 23, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 30, 2020 at 10:30 am

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

This introduction to canoeing is for first-time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment and will provide races, games, and water-squirters. Bring a picnic and enjoy the CNC grounds afterwards. The fee includes admission to CNC. All equipment is provided. Ages 5+. $20 general public/$10 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by the Thursday before each class. To register for a program…

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River Canoe Trips

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Artistic Upcycling: Wildlife Collage

April 19 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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What better way to celebrate Earth Day than with a fun upcycling project? Learn how to create a beautiful, frame-worthy collage using paper and other textures themed on some of your favorite Georgia wildlife. Join Roswell Fine Arts Alliance collage artist Leslee Sorensen for this beginner-friendly artistic workshop. Students should bring a bag of unwanted papers in a variety of colors. Additional materials will be supplied ($5 supply fee included in pricing). Ages 15+. $40 general public/$35 CNC members. Registration…

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River Canoe Trips

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Artists in the Wild

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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CNC partners up with the Roswell Fine Arts Alliance to present local painters creating plein air art focused on spring blooms. Come visit with the painters and observe them at work. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Earth Day River Canoe Trip

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075

Join CNC out on the river for a 50th Anniversary of Earth Day paddle. This canoe trip will highlight the resource that is the Chattahoochee River as you explore the wetlands and learn about the ecological and historic importance of the river. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $35 general public/$30 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by April 20. To register for a program call 770-992-2055 ext. 237 or email the scheduling coordinator at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org.  

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The Nature Club Dine and Discover: Gordon Rogers, Flint Riverkeeper Restoration and Protection of our Rivers

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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It can be difficult to imagine how, in a state that averages nearly 70 inches of annual precipitation in its mountainous regions and between 40 and 50 inches elsewhere, Georgia routinely experiences real water shortages, including major streams and rivers that run dry. Thirty years of litigation overflows with Georgia’s neighboring states underscore the fact that water could be managed more effectively inside Georgia’s borders. Learn about many of the strategies currently being used to restore the water flow, while…

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Family Canoe Day

April 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 2, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 23, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 30, 2020 at 10:30 am

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

This introduction to canoeing is for first-time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment and will provide races, games, and water-squirters. Bring a picnic and enjoy the CNC grounds afterwards. The fee includes admission to CNC. All equipment is provided. Ages 5+. $20 general public/$10 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by the Thursday before each class. To register for a program…

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Environmental Science Merit Badge

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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CNC’s Certified Merit Badge Counselor will give scouts, while earning this badge, a taste of what it is like to be an environmental scientist, making observations, and carrying out experiments to investigate the natural world. Ages 13+. $45 per scout. Register by April 23. To register for a program call 770-992-2055 ext. 237 or email the scheduling coordinator at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org. https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/education/scouts/  

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River Canoe Trips

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Nature Merit Badge

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Scouts will discover food webs, discuss the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates in Georgia, and learn how and why plants and animals are important to each other. CNC’s Certified Merit Badge Counselor will guide scouts outdoors in identifying a variety of Georgia plants and animals. In addition, scouts will make a plaster animal track to take home. $40 per scout. Register by April 23. To register for a program call 770-992-2055 ext. 237 or email the scheduling coordinator at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org.…

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River Canoe Trips

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Artists in the Wild

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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CNC partners up with the Roswell Fine Arts Alliance to present local painters creating plein air art focused on spring blooms. Come visit with the painters and observe them at work. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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May 2020

Woodland Restoration

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Come help us restore the woodlands. We will be working to remove invasive English ivy and other non-natives in and around our woodlands in order to encourage native plant restoration. Register at least one week prior to the event, however these events have a 25 person maximum and fill up early so please plan accordingly! If the date you are interested in is full, please check out the other dates available or contact the volunteer coordinator to be placed on…

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Family Canoe Day

May 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 18, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 2, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 23, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 30, 2020 at 10:30 am

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

This introduction to canoeing is for first-time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment and will provide races, games, and water-squirters. Bring a picnic and enjoy the CNC grounds afterwards. The fee includes admission to CNC. All equipment is provided. Ages 5+. $20 general public/$10 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by the Thursday before each class. To register for a program…

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River Canoe Trips

May 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Canoe Merit Badge

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Discover all about canoes, the safety involved in different paddling strokes, and how to rescue a swamped boat. Learn how to canoe and practice your new skills while paddling on one of CNC’s ponds. Prerequisites for this merit badge are successful completion of the BSA swim test and first aid. $45 per scout. Register by April 30. To register for a program call 770-992-2055 ext. 237 or email the scheduling coordinator at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org.  

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River Canoe Trips

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Artists in the Wild

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

CNC partners up with the Roswell Fine Arts Alliance to present local painters creating plein air art focused on spring blooms. Come visit with the painters and observe them at work. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Storytime by the River

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Enjoy a morning of stories read by a CNC storyteller. Learn a little about nature too. Stories are geared toward ages 6 and under. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)

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River Canoe Trips

May 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Rockin’ at the River Gala

May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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rockin' at the river table setting

Enjoy an evening of food, music, drinks and dancing on the beautifully lit grounds of the Chattahoochee Nature Center.  Don't miss the unique experiences in our live and silent auctions. All proceeds support CNC's efforts to connect people to nature and preserve our vital water source the Chattahoochee River.  Individual tickets, patron tickets and sponsorship available. #CNCRockin Visit the Rockin' at the River website for more information or call 770-992-2055 x226.

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Mother’s Day Special

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Visit the nature center on Mother's Day and moms get in FREE!!  Bring a picnic, enjoy CNC programs, walk the Wildlife Walk or walk the trails!  

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StarLab

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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constellations seen in starlab

Join CNC for a special Mother’s Day StarLab presentation with your young astronomers. Get inside CNC’s inflatable planetarium for a peek at the spring sky from your front-row seat. Learn about many constellations right before your eyes. Ages 6+. (The planetarium is completely dark inside.) (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Mother’s Day River Canoe Trip

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Celebrate mom (and grandma) with an afternoon canoe trip for the whole family. We’ll paddle to the playground at Riverside Park for a little R&R, but be ready to beat the heat, as CNC guides will distribute water-squirters. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $35 general public/$30 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by May 7. To register for a program call 770-992-2055 ext. 237 or email the scheduling coordinator at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org.  

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River Canoe Trips

May 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Sundays on the River Concert

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 13, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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concert venue at night

Presented by Northside Hospital Special Thanks to Lee J. Howard Entertainment What better way to wrap up the weekend than an evening under the stars listening to live music with friends? Live music fills the stage on the second Sundays, from May–September. Whether it’s a girls’ night, date night, or a you night, nature will provide the perfect backdrop for the evening. Bring a picnic, blanket, and plenty of food to share in this Chastain-style night of fun. Table and…

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Pee-Wee Naturalist – Spring Series

May 12 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:45 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 12, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Tuesdays, March 10, April 14, May 12 You, your budding naturalist, and a CNC naturalist will hike one of the trails on our 127 acres, have fun making nature art, and visit with CNC’s wildlife up close. With the spring, your child will learn about sprouting plants, baby birds, and animals and how pollinators help crops. Ages 3-4. $60 general public/$45 CNC members (three-part series price per child, adult helper required and admitted free). Registration required by March 5. To…

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Artists in the Wild

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

CNC partners up with the Roswell Fine Arts Alliance to present local painters creating plein air art focused on spring blooms. Come visit with the painters and observe them at work. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Homeschool Science

May 12 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:45 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 12, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075

Join naturalists and docents for fun lessons and learning about nature on 127 acres within the Chattahoochee Watershed. The them for this year is Tools of Taxonomy, learning about taxonomy and classification. Monthly sessions will be active learning times utilizing the grounds and resources of CNC that will help your students gain knowledge of science principles as well as skills such as team work, problem solving, communication and critical thinking. This program is designed for children ages 5+. Parent involvement…

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Date Night on the River

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Get a babysitter and come relax on this adult-only evening paddle. Bring your own picnic dinner and arrive early at 5:30 pm so you can enjoy it on our grounds. Then at 6 pm, guides will lead you on a 2.5-hour sunset trip. All equipment is provided. Ages 21+. $35 general public/$30 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by the Wednesday before each trip. To register for a program call 770-992-2055 ext. 237 or email the scheduling coordinator at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org.…

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River Canoe Trips

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
+ Google Map

Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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River Canoe Trips

May 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Artists in the Wild

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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CNC partners up with the Roswell Fine Arts Alliance to present local painters creating plein air art focused on spring blooms. Come visit with the painters and observe them at work. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Date Night on the River

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Get a babysitter and come relax on this adult-only evening paddle. Bring your own picnic dinner and arrive early at 5:30 pm so you can enjoy it on our grounds. Then at 6 pm, guides will lead you on a 2.5-hour sunset trip. All equipment is provided. Ages 21+. $35 general public/$30 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by the Wednesday before each trip. To register for a program call 770-992-2055 ext. 237 or email the scheduling coordinator at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org.…

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Family Canoe Day

May 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 2, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 23, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 30, 2020 at 10:30 am

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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This introduction to canoeing is for first-time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment and will provide races, games, and water-squirters. Bring a picnic and enjoy the CNC grounds afterwards. The fee includes admission to CNC. All equipment is provided. Ages 5+. $20 general public/$10 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by the Thursday before each class. To register for a program…

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River Canoe Trips

May 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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River Canoe Trips

May 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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Memorial Day River Canoe Trip

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075

Take advantage of this day off with a relaxing trip on the Chattahoochee River. Join CNC canoe guides for a morning paddle and be back in time to prepare for any summer kick-off cookouts. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $35 general public/$30 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by May 21. To register for a program call 770-992-2055 ext. 237 or email the scheduling coordinator at scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org.  

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Artists in the Wild

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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CNC partners up with the Roswell Fine Arts Alliance to present local painters creating plein air art focused on spring blooms. Come visit with the painters and observe them at work. (Included with General Admission and Free to CNC Members)  

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Sunset Sips Concerts

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 10, 2020

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 24, 2020

One event on July 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
sunset sips logo

The Sunset Sips concert series returns in 2020 to treat music lovers to an eclectic collection of local talent. This laid-back, outdoor music series encourages you to grab a friend, a date, or even the family, and head over for live local music and a cash bar. Feel free to bring a picnic dinner. Check out the CNC website for a full list of dates for this eight-part series as they are announced. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and music…

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The Nature Club Dine and Discover: Kim Hatcher, Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Discover new getaways during this presentation on Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites with Kim Hatcher, including Cloudland Canyon, Magnolia Springs and Dahlonega Gold Museum. Kim will discuss hidden gems, the best hiking trails, what’s new, unique accommodations, upcoming events, and more. Kim Hatcher is the Public Affairs Coordinator for Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites, which are operated by the Department of Natural Resources. For more than 25 years she has helped people discover new outdoor adventures through news…

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Reptile Photography Workshop

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Reptiles love springtime weather, and you will have a great opportunity to work on your technique capturing these scaly creatures. We’ll talk about how to make photos of animals ranging from realistic close-ups in a natural habitat to artistic images that express your creative vision. The class will include a discussion of techniques, focus, depth of field, creative options, and more. Be prepared to practice those techniques in the classroom and outdoors with live snakes, turtles, and tortoises handled by…

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Family Canoe Day

May 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 2, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 23, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on May 30, 2020 at 10:30 am

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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This introduction to canoeing is for first-time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults coming back to the sport. CNC canoe guides will spend extra time going over paddling techniques and equipment and will provide races, games, and water-squirters. Bring a picnic and enjoy the CNC grounds afterwards. The fee includes admission to CNC. All equipment is provided. Ages 5+. $20 general public/$10 CNC members. Price per participant. Register by the Thursday before each class. To register for a program…

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River Canoe Trips

May 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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River Canoe Trips

May 31 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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Get ready for another amazing canoe season with CNC. Take a leisurely 2.5-hour evening paddle with the nature center’s experienced canoe guides, while learning all about the environment of the Chattahoochee River. This trip is a great first time experience or a fun way to reconnect with the river you already treasure. Along the way participants will look for wildlife and learn about the wetland ecosystem that is unique to metro Atlanta. All equipment is provided. Ages 6+. $30 general…

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June 2020

Butterfly Encounter

June 8 - July 31
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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People looking for butterflies in enclosure

Presented by Cox Enterprises and Northside Hospital June 8 - July 31 The year’s most popular exhibit is back for summer. The special outdoor exhibit is open daily until 30 minutes before closing from June 8 – July 31. Get up close and personal with hundreds of native butterflies surrounded by colorful nectar plants. Photo opportunities abound, be sure to bring your camera. Nectar and host plants to start your own butterfly garden or supplement your existing garden will be…

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Sunset Sips Concerts

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 10, 2020

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 24, 2020

One event on July 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
sunset sips logo

The Sunset Sips concert series returns in 2020 to treat music lovers to an eclectic collection of local talent. This laid-back, outdoor music series encourages you to grab a friend, a date, or even the family, and head over for live local music and a cash bar. Feel free to bring a picnic dinner. Check out the CNC website for a full list of dates for this eight-part series as they are announced. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and music…

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Sundays on the River Concert

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 13, 2020

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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concert venue at night

Presented by Northside Hospital Special Thanks to Lee J. Howard Entertainment What better way to wrap up the weekend than an evening under the stars listening to live music with friends? Live music fills the stage on the second Sundays, from May–September. Whether it’s a girls’ night, date night, or a you night, nature will provide the perfect backdrop for the evening. Bring a picnic, blanket, and plenty of food to share in this Chastain-style night of fun. Table and…

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Possum Trot 10K and Kids Fun Run

June 20 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
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runners participating in road race

Help support the wildlife and programs at the Chattahoochee Nature Center by running in the Possum Trot 10K and Kids Fun Run! The 42nd Annual Possum Trot 10K takes place on a flat, fast and scenic course along the scenic banks of the Chattahoochee River in Roswell, GA to benefit the Chattahoochee Nature Center, a private non-profit education facility dedicated to connecting people to nature.  This is a fun, summer run and an Atlanta tradition for 42 years that is…

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Sunset Sips Concerts

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 10, 2020

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 24, 2020

One event on July 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
sunset sips logo

The Sunset Sips concert series returns in 2020 to treat music lovers to an eclectic collection of local talent. This laid-back, outdoor music series encourages you to grab a friend, a date, or even the family, and head over for live local music and a cash bar. Feel free to bring a picnic dinner. Check out the CNC website for a full list of dates for this eight-part series as they are announced. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and music…

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