Leaf Learning

Learn to look at leaves from a scientific approach! This program is perfect for those beginning to learn leaf identification. Enjoy a presentation and guided hike with a Blue Heron Environmental Educator to identify different types of leaves at the preserve. This free program is open to all ages and is recommended for ages 12+. […]

Leaf Pressing

Main Entry of BHNP 4055 Roswell Road, Atlanta, United States

Collect fallen leaves and preserve their beauty to enjoy for years to come. Learn about different techniques to preserve leaves, discover why leaves change color, and create your own display to take home. This free program is open to all ages and is recommended for ages 12+. REGISTER HERE

The Ancient Ways of the Cherokee, and How We Can Use Them Today

Main Entry of BHNP 4055 Roswell Road, Atlanta, United States

Note: We ask attendees to bring their lawn chairs for this special one-hour event with questions to follow. Presentation by Award-Winning Writer and Naturalist Mark Warren Mark believes today's society can — and should — learn some valuable lessons and skills from those native people who inhabited this continent hundreds of years before European explorers […]

Earth Day Clean Up

Main Entry of BHNP 4055 Roswell Road, Atlanta, United States

Connecting Mind, Body, and Spirit to Nature

Blue Heron Nature Preserve Conference Room - before Nancy Creek walk 4055 Roswell Road, ATLANTA, GA, United States

Sally Sierer Bethea is the retired founding director of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK), a nonprofit environmental advocacy organization established in 1994 whose mission is to protect and restore the Chattahoochee River, its tributaries and watershed. In her newly published book Keeping the Chattahoochee: Reviving and Defending a Great Southern River, Sally tells stories that range from […]

Trees and Forest Ecology Walk

Main Entry of BHNP 4055 Roswell Road, Atlanta, United States

Master Naturalist Kathryn Kolb shares over 30 years of field experience in forests and wild lands of the Southeast. With EcoAddendum, she leads educational walks and outings in natural areas in metro Atlanta and the Southeast. She also designs forest restoration plans for municipalities including maps, forest inventories and invasive species removal strategies. During this […]

Wellness While Birding

Main Entry of BHNP 4055 Roswell Road, Atlanta, United States

Sheridan Alford serves as an Environmental Educator and the Director of Community Engagement at Georgia Audubon. She is passionate about citizen science, youth involvement, and the benefits of ecotherapy for mental health. Join Georgia Audubon at Blue Heron Nature Preserve to immerse yourselves in our Atlanta urban greenspace. As we look and listen for birds, […]

Calling All Waders for BDA Clean Up!

Blue Heron needs your help!  If you have a pair of waders and boots, we need to remove trash from our Beaver Dam Analogs.  Mill Creek is tributary to the Chattahoochee.  Helping with the trash is a huge service in helping to keep our water clean. Must have waders or boots as we will be […]