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.

Elachee Science Nights at Recess

Elachee Nature Science Center in partnership with the University of North Georgia Biology Department and Brenau University Science Education Department, join with Recess Southern Gastro-Pub to host a Science Night Series to engage the community in environmental education and discussion (a program best suited for adults). Arrive at 5:30 p.m. to purchase your meal, then join the discussion at 6:30 p.m. 

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    Where’s the Buzz? – Dr. Evan Lampert 
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018
    Bats in Georgia – Dr. Michael Bender
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018 DETAILS 
    Georgia DNR’s Work with the Gopher Tortoise – John Jensen
  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019 DETAILS
    The Inside Story on Natural Disasters – Stan Cox 
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019 DETAILS
    Eyes in the Sky: Earth Observation and 21st Century Environmental Science – Dr. J.B. Sharma
  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 DETAILS
    Toxic Plants of the Southeast, Dr. Tom Diggs
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2019 DETAILS
    Streams in the Anthropocene, Dr. Mary Freeman

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 Dates: Thursdays, 1-5:30 p.m., April 4 through June 6, 2019
Program Fee: $300 Per Person (Elachee Members receive a $25 discount.) ENROLL NOW
NOTE: Program is limited to 20 participants. Pre-Registration Required.
Spring 2019 Schedule: Download PDF