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 (adults only). Arrive early to purchase your meal, then join the discussion at 6:30 p.m. 

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018 DETAILS
    Where’s the Buzz? – Dr. Evan Lampert will provide expert analysis on insect populations, why we need them and what is happening to them.
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018 DETAILS
    Bats in Georgia – Dr. Michael Bender
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018 DETAILS 
    Georgia DNR’s Work with the Gopher Tortoise – John Jensen, Herpetologist

Seasonal Programming

As part of the Nature Center’s Life-long Learning programming series, Elachee welcomes Certified Forest Therapy Guide Robin Hancock to guide you through a Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Therapy Walk) experience. This is an adult-only, 3-hour walk along the well-maintained trails in Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve. MORE DETAILS

DATE: Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 9 a.m. to Noon
PROGRAM FEE: Pre-Registration Required, $55 per person (Adults Only) REGISTER NOW
Program fee includes a CWAPC Daily Parking Pass for October 6, 2018.

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.
Spring 2019 Schedule: Check Back Soon