Life-Long Learning Programs at Elachee

Gain the skills and knowledge to become more engaged environmental stewards by participating in Elachee’s adult education programs.

  • Georgia Master Naturalist Series  

    Explore local habitats and ecosystems in this interactive 11-program course that combines indoor lectures with outdoor field experiences. Elachee tailors the Georgia Master Naturalist course for the local environment, within the framework developed by The University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension Service and the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. Course participants receive a certificate of completion.
    2018 Schedule: Details Coming - Check Back Soon!
    NOTE: Enrollment is limited to 20 registered participants.
  • Brown Bag Lecture Series

    Bring a lunch and join us the third Thursday, November-February, for a guest lecture series on natural history, environmental policy and areas of interest regarding the natural world. 
    Program Fee: $5 Per Person, Per Lecture – Pay at the Door 
    (FREE Admission for Elachee Members)
    Reservations: Call 770-535-1976
    Location: Elachee Nature Science Center, Mundy Education Hall
    2017-2018 Program Dates: Sessions are from 12:30-2 p.m.
  • November 16, 2017
  • December 21, 2017
  • January 18, 2018
  • February 15, 2018
  • Historical Hikes Series  

Do you ever wonder how we got where we are today? This 5-session, hike and lecture series explores the impact of historical figures and their decisions on the local environment. Again instructing this series is Sylwester Ratowt, Elachee Historian and part time faculty at the University of North Georgia-Gainesville’s Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis.
2017 Program Dates​​​: October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2017 REGISTER NOW
Program Times: 1-4 p.m. (each session)
Program Fee: $100 Per Person – Pre-Registration Required
(Elachee Members receive a discount at registration)
NOTE: Enrollment is limited to 20 registered participants.