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.
    Program Fee: $275 per person (Elachee members receive a $25 discount at registration.)
    Registration Required: Call 770-535-1976 or REGISTER NOW
    2017 Schedule: Thursdays, 1-5:30 p.m., March 30-June 1, 2017 SCHEDULE
    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: Requested $5-$10 Donation Per Person, Per Lecture 
    Reservations: Call 770-535-1976
    Location: Elachee Nature Science Center, Mundy Education Hall
    Program Dates: Sessions are from 12:30-2 p.m.
  • November 17, 2016: Connor Timpone, The Hiking Life
  • December 15, 2016: Donna Shearer, Saving Georgia's Hemlocks
  • January 19, 2017: Dr. Leslie Edwards, Unique Plants of Chicopee Woods
  • February 16, 2017: Ken Riddleburger, The Return of the Osprey
  • Historical Hikes Series  

    Do you ever wonder how we got where we are today? This four-session, hike and lecture series explores the impact of historical figures and their decisions on the local environment.
    2017 Program Dates: September - Details to Come