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Elachee Great Backyard Bird Count Festivities

February 19, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


From February 18-22, 2022, Elachee invites bird enthusiasts to help identify birds in your local area by participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count, a community program of The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, National Audubon Society and Birds Canada. 


Art and Photo Contests: Closed

Discovery Saturday at Elachee

Presented by Northside Hospital, host sponsor New Urban Forestry and program sponsor Syfan Logistics, Inc.

Great Backyard Bird Count 2022: February 19 Festivities


Early Morning at Chicopee Lake

Adult Birding Hike with Peter Gordon from 8-10 a.m., starting/ending at Chicopee Lake.
Enjoy a guided hike along the Lake Loop (approximately 3 miles) on the Chicopee Woods Hiking Trail system. Ages 14 and older may participate. Minors must be accompanied by an adult also registered for the hike.

PROGRAM FEE: $10 Per Person
Pre-Registration Required

Bird Hike Registration


Elachee’s Great Backyard Bird Count 2022

Birding Activities taking place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Elachee Nature Science Center.

ADMISSION: $10 Per Person (ages 2 and older), $5 Per Elachee Member
Enjoy participating in birding activities and programs listed below. Admission also includes access to Elachee’s live animal exhibits and Live Animal Showcases. Pre-register or pay at the door.

Birding Activities Registration

Covid-19 Preparedness Policy: For the health of our community and to protect those most vulnerable in our lives, Elachee recommends that all visitors follow CDC guidance with regard to wearing masks.


Elachee Nature Science Center
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Elachee Nature Science Center
2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504 United States
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