Seasonal Nature and Animal Encounters
Elachee’s Seasonal Education Programs SEE CALENDAR
JUNE, JULY 2020
- June 20, 2020 – Elachee Bird Hike 3-mile guided hike.
- June 27, 2020 – Plants of Chicopee Woods 3-mile guided hike.
- Camp Elachee 2020: June 29-July 31 summer day camps for rising K-8th grade.
- Live Animal Showcases: Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. with paid admission.
- Elachee Visitor Center: Open for admission Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- August 4, 2020 – Virtual Science Night Piedmont Pocket Prairies with guest speaker Jennifer Ceska, State Botanical Garden of Georgia
SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 2020
- September 1, 2020 – Elachee VIRTUAL Science Night Program, With guest speaker Carlos Camp, Herpetologist and Piedmont College Professor
- October 3, 2020 – Rescheduled 10th Annual Trillium Trek Trail Run & Walk morning half-marathon or the 5K run/walk race along the Chicopee Woods trails.Registration Open.
- October 3, 2020 – Elachee Third Quarter Hike guided 3-mile hike.
- October 6, 2020 – Elachee VIRTUAL Science Night Program, How to Be a Better Birder with guest speaker and ornithologist Georgann Schmalz, Birding Adventures, Inc.
NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 2020
- November 4, 2020 – Elachee VIRTUAL Science Night Program, With guest speaker Tom Diggs, University of North Georgia Professor
- December 1, 2020 – Elachee VIRTUAL Science Night Program, The Brevard Fault in the Chicopee Woods with guest speakers Katayoun Mobasher and Jerry Allison, University of North Georgia Professors
- December 31, 2020 – Elachee Last Day Hike (New Year’s Eve) 3-mile guided morning hike.
February 12-15, 2021 – The Great Backyard Bird Count Act as a citizen scientist to collect data on local wild birds for this online project.
- February 13, 2021 – Elachee Birding Hike at Chicopee Lake guided hike.
MARCH, APRIL, MAY 2021
- March – Raptor Fest, Date and Details Pending
- April – Trillium Trek Trail Run & Walk, Date and Details Pending
- Saturday, April 24, 2021 – 21st Annual Flights of Fancy Benefit and Auction