The Chattahoochee Nature Center event will take place April 13 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Friday, April 12, 2013
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The special event will take over the Chattahoochee Nature Center, Saturday, April 13.
The 11th Annual Earth Day Kids Fest (EDKF) "Healthy Kids, Healthy Planet" will find its way to Roswell this Saturday, April 13. The event, co-hosted by the Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) and the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC), is a highly-motivational action packed and fun eco-festival where kids learn how to become great stewards of the planet we all call home. Local kids will get a chance to rub elbows with environmental superhero Captain Planet and get a live slice of popular family band "Laughing Pizza." Let them bone up on environmental knowledge by visiting interactive booths and eco-exhibits at CNC. Families can experience the outdoors and connect to the natural world at the center. Naturalists will show off the center’s …
The James M. Cox Foundation announced today a $50,000 gift to the Chattahoochee Nature Center.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
The Georgia River Network held its annual conference at the Chattahoochee Nature Center this weekend.
Over 150 river advocates from across the state of Georgia gathered at Roswell’s Chattahoochee Nature Center for Georgia River Network’s Weekend for Rivers this weekend. The annual conference and river celebration event gave people who are passionate about rivers a chance to celebrate Georgia’s unique, beautiful waterways through storytelling, partying and paddling. River-lovers expressed their passion for rivers with short, inspiring presentations and interactive forums, painting a broad picture of the state of Georgia’s rivers and the people who protect, enjoy and honor them. Presenters shared their passion for rivers through story, poetry, music and art. The annual River Celebration Party also took place with food, music, silent and …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Up with People is only in town for a week, but they're already making a difference locally.
Up with People students volunteered at the Chattahoochee Nature Center, Tuesday, March 12, to help get the Unity Garden into shape for the upcoming Farm Day event. Volunteers assisted Garden Coordinator Libby Lintel in the Kaiser Permanente-sponsored garden to prepare the area for the second annual "Farm Day, a time when locals can bring their entire family to meet animals from the Art Barn and visit the alpacas from Craftdal Farms. Farm Day visitors are encouraged to tour the Unity Garden, which is why the volunteers from Up with People were so essential in helping to tidy up the beds, complete spring planting and mulch the rows. Fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs grown in the Unity Garden year round are used to stock the food pantry at …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Sign your Kindergarten through seventh grade student up for a spring or summer session.
Camp Kingfisher spring break and summer camps at the Chattahoochee Nature Center will get your student fully exploring, discovering and having fun this spring and summer, but you need to register now. Kids will get sunshine and exercise in the beautiful outdoors during two special sessions, which are scheduled to best serve campers from Fulton, Cobb, Cherokee and Forsyth Counties. "We’ll have lots of good ole’ camp fun singing silly songs and creating awesome crafts. See the beautiful Chattahoochee River teeming with native wildlife and hike through woodlands abloom in green leaves," said Tim Reidy, director at Camp Kingfisher, regarding the spring session. "Don’t miss out, register now. This is a great way to try out camp before the …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The race was presented by Big Peach Running Company.
With temperatures dropping below 23 degrees along the river under blue skies, almost 800 enthusiastic 10K runners took the challenge to qualify early for the Peachtree Road Race during the 12th Annual Chattahoochee Challenge Race on Saturday, Feb. 2. Overall and Masters male and female finishers and first, second and third place finishers in 13 age groups received awards after the race in the cozy Kingfisher Hall surrounded by vendors and sponsors while they enjoyed plenty of post-race treats. Whole Foods Market provided fresh fruit and Caribou Coffee served hot coffee as the runners assembled for the awards. The first place winners received memberships to the Nature Center, CNC hooded sweatshirt coupons and ice chests, plus other prizes …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Add some joy to your holiday season and join the CNC for Reindeer Day, Sunday, Dec. 16 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The special event features free admission to the nature center, Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Find the perfect ‘handmade’ gift, from ornaments to original art, eco-friendly items, toys, candles and even clothing from over 40 talented local artisans at the Back to Nature Holiday Market at Chattahoochee Nature Center, Saturday, Dec. 1. Kick off the holiday season and shop green while supporting the local economy. Find local honey to help your loved ones combat their allergies. Know a knitter? Local alpaca wool will help them create their next masterpiece. Help young artists get started by purchasing creatively made hair bows and accessories perfect for the tween on your list. Keep skin healthy and glowing with bath and body products such as whipped shea butter, handmade vegan soaps and bamboo cleansing cloths. A hand-made leather …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Ellie Stanley raised money through her artistic talents.
Ellie Stanley, a Wheeler High School student, recently presented a donation to the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Ellie raised $130 by selling thirteen of her 4x6 oil pastel and charcoal pencil drawings of animals which are housed at the Nature Center. “I wanted to do something nice for the Chattahoochee Nature Center," said Stanley. "I did this because I wanted to give my thanks for giving me alot to learn and becoming a leader. I thought that fundraising for the Chattahoochee Nature Center would be a great topic for my Senior Project at school. I chose the Chattahoochee Nature Center because it has been part of my life for three going on four years. My first year volunteering for Camp Kingfisher was when I was new to Georgia, so it gave …