Seasonal Nature and Animal Encounters
Elachee Seasonal Programs
FEBRUARY: Great Backyard Bird Count
help collect data on local wild birds for this annual, weekend long online citizen-science project of Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society.
MARCH: Raptor Fest
See flight demonstrations, birds of prey programs and enjoy birding activities, crafts, food and more. DETAILS
APRIL: Trillium Trek Trail Run & Walk
Run wild along the trails in Chicopee Woods in the half-marathon or the 5K run/walk. DETAILS
Event Date: Saturday Morning, April 13, 2019
Race Start/Finish Location: Elachee Visitor Center Parking Lot
APRIL: Spring Plant Sale
Find a diverse selection plants native to Georgia or that are native hybrids not available in your local garden center. Offering unique perennials, broadleaf evergreens, wildflowers and ferns, along with a selection of annuals.
Plant Sale Date/Time: Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9 a.m. to Noon (no pre-sales)
Location: Elachee Visitor Center Parking Lot
SEPTEMBER: Snake Day
Saturday, September 14, 2019, come out to Elachee for a festival of all things reptilian featuring exotic and native species of snakes, tortoises, turtles, lizards, frogs and toads. DETAILS
Recurring Special Event
MONTHLY: Stars Over Elachee
Learn to set up and use a telescope, then embark on a guided tour of the night sky to see the first quarter moon and bright seasonal stars. Most meaningful for adults and children 8+.
Location: Elachee’s Chicopee Woods Aquatic Studies Center at Chicopee Lake
Learn More: Program Dates and Details