Monthly Archives:
October 2019

Spiderling Watch!
Oct 31, 2019
Spiderling Watch!

We’re excited to be starting a new tradition here: Spiderling Watch. A female Black & Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope sp.) has made her home at our back door for the past few months, laying...

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Look Closer: Hidden Life at Arabia Mountain
Oct 29, 2019
Look Closer: Hidden Life at Arabia Mountain

Throughout the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, there’s hidden life all around your feet. Listen to Ranger Robby Astrove break down how to hike and protect the rare plants of the AMNHA!...

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Discover the Monastery of the Holy Spirit
Oct 24, 2019
Discover the Monastery of the Holy Spirit

Forming the southeastern corner of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, the Monastery of the Holy Spirit is a Cistercian monastery where monks live in peace and contemplation. (Take note...

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Arabia Alliance Hiring Executive Director
Oct 22, 2019
Arabia Alliance Hiring Executive Director

The Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance is seeking a highly qualified candidate to assume the role of Executive Director.  The AMHAA protects and promotes the rich landscapes and engaging history...

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Arabia Past: Discover the Davidson Quarry
Oct 10, 2019
Arabia Past: Discover the Davidson Quarry

Before Arabia Mountain was a beloved nature preserve, it was owned by the quarry industry. The Davidson family had a massive granite quarry operation in and around Lithonia, including Arabia...

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Flat Rock: History and Resilience
Oct 3, 2019
Flat Rock: History and Resilience

Flat Rock is one of the oldest African-American communities in Georgia, with a history of resilience that stretches back over 150 years. Here are some fast facts to introduce you to this historically...

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