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EEA has been serving environmental educators throughout Georgia since 1992. EEA supports environmental educators throughout Georgia to achieve our vision of a statewide culture of environmental literacy and stewardship.  We believe environmental education (EE) encourages inquiry, investigation, and the development of skills that enable responsible decisions and actions that impact the environment. Find out more about the definition EE on the EEinGeorgia.org website.
 

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The Council of Outdoor Learning Presents: The Outdoor Learning Symposium

October 20th 2017

At Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy, Atlanta GA.

For more information visit: OLS 2017.


SEEA Annual Conference Save the Date!

The 2018 SEEA Regional Conference and Research Symposium will be held March 16-18, 2018, in St. Petersburg, FL. 


EEA Annual Conference Save the Date!

The 2018 EEA Annual Conference will be held at Unicoi State Park on March 2-4, 2018!  Check back soon for more details.

Bird’s-Eye View: Soaring Beyond the Backyard

The 2018 EEA Conference will focus on soaring beyond our backyard using local issues as the springboard to learn about global issues and make a positive impact. Make a positive impact, locally and globally, by giving your lessons a bird's-eye view. Learn about new innovations to bring technology into your classroom and outdoors.

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Monarchs Across Georgia "Pollinator Symposium"

Saturday, September 23, 2017    
Monastery of the Holy Spirit (Visitors Center)
2625 GA Highway 212, Conyers, GA 30094

Join Monarchs Across Georgia for a day of renowned speakers, butterfly and nature walks, exhibitors and demonstrations. Father Francis Michael (FM) Stiteler will of course be one of our field trip leaders. The Monastery garden store will also have native milkweeds and pollinator plants for sale. Speakers and their topics will include

$75 registration fee includes lunch. This venue has a limited seating capacity. We recommend that you register in advance online REGISTRATION FORM  

  • Sonia M. Altizer, Professor, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA - Monarch Butterflies
  • Nancy Lee Adamson, Biologist, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and USDA NRCS East National Technology Support Center, Greensboro, NC- Native Bees
  • Kim Bailey, Master Gardener, National Wildlife Habitat Stewart, Milkweed Meadows Farm, Hendersonville, NC - Hummingbirds
  • Keren Giovengo, EcoScapes Program Manager, UGS Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, Brunswick, GA  - Gardening for Pollinators

All registrants will participate in the four speaker presentations but the final session of the day (weather permitting), you will need to choose between a butterfly or nature walk OR demonstrations of Monarch Watch tagging and Project Monarch Health. Each of these sessions is limited to 15 participants. Butterfly walks will be led by Phil Delestrez, Northern Resource Manager for Georgia State Parks and Father Francis Michael Stiteler, Land Manager for the Monastery.  The nature walk will be led by Robby Astrove, Park Ranger at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve. TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Park Paddlers Club Challenge with Georgia State Parks

Saturday, August 19th

Chattahoochee Bend near Newnan, Georgia

Paddle 5 miles on the Chattahoochee River beginning at McIntosh Reserve Park, just off Highway 5. End at the Chattahoochee Bend Day Use Area Boat Ramp.

NuCanoes® available for rent (no shuttle provided). We will set up a shuttle using our own vehicles. Bring a picnic lunch.

Minimum age: 18
Registration deadline: Saturday, August 12th

Lake Allatoona in Acworth, Georgia

Saturday, September 30th

Kayak from the Dallas Landing Park south to Allatoona Creek. Explore the creek. Picnic on a tiny island and come back. Sonya has 3 more flatwater kayaks available.

Bring a picnic lunch.
Minimum age: 14
Registration deadline: Saturday, September 23rd

EEA Manatee Dive Trip

Tuesday, February 20th ~ Friday, February 23rd, 2018 (Tuesday is a travel day)

Crystal River, Florida & Dunnellon, Florida

Tour Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park to see the captive manatees, native birds, and other wildlife. Snorkel with the manatees at Three Sisters Springs. Drift down Rainbow River from Rainbow Springs State Park to KP Hole County Park and Boat Ramp. Tour Crystal River Archaeological State Park. Moonlight pontoon boat ride on Withlacoochee River. Registration deadline: Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Sometimes the road less traveled is not a road......

To register, or for more information, contact Sonya at: sonyawoodmahler@yahoo.com.

 

 
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