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.

Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing)

Elachee welcomes Certified Forest Therapy Guide Robin Hancock to guide you through a Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) experience that invites you to use all of your senses to become immersed in the Forest, imparting to the participant physiological, mental, and even spiritual benefits. This is an adult-only walk covering a quarter to half a mile in distance over well maintained trail in Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve. Learn More
DATE: Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9 a.m. to Noon
LOCATION: Elachee Nature Science Center

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: Thursdays, 1-5:30 p.m., March 29 through May 31, 2018
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ENROLLMENT is closed. Call 770-535-1976 for details. 

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. Details to come for the 2018-19 Series.
Program Fee: $5 Per Person, Per Lecture – Pay at the Door 
(FREE Admission for Elachee Members)

Historical Hikes Program Series

Elachee is pleased to again welcome Sylwester Ratowt, Elachee Historian and part time faculty at the University of North Georgia-Gainesville’s Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis to lead the autumn 2018 Historical Hikes’ program series. Details to come.