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2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504

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Welcome to Elachee Nature Science Center

Educating for Today . . . Preserving for Tomorrow

Our Mission: To promote environmental understanding
through education and conservation.

Our campus consists of a 1,400 acre forest nature preserve with 10 miles of hiking trails. The preserve serves as a plant and animal sanctuary and an ideal outdoor classroom. Our Center houses an interactive museum that will excite and educate visitors of all ages.

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Exciting Upcoming Events at Elachee

Our Brown Bag Lunch Series in starting this month: Bring your lunch and learn about something new. Check out the neat topics that will be discussed. A donation of $5 is appreciated.

2015-16 Brown Bag Lecture Series at Elachee Nature Science Center

12:30 – 2:00 PM

* December 10 - Bill Witherspoon and Leslie Edwards – “ The Geology and Natural Communities of Georgia’s Coastal Plain”

* January 14 - Dr. Chris Jenkins, the Orianne Society – “Rattlesnake Conservation in Georgia”

* February 11- Tom Patrick, State Botanist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources – “Trilliums of Georgia”


Starlight 2015 was a huge success! Meet our sponsors...








         Association of Nature Center Administrators     Environmental Education Alliance of GA       Grants to Green