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Join the Junior Ranger Ramble
Oct 13, 2020
Join the Junior Ranger Ramble

We are in the thick of Junior Ranger Ramble – and there’s still plenty more to explore! Lasting six weeks, this free, self-guided program walks participants through the natural and...

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Is Arabia Mountain Open?
Oct 7, 2020
Is Arabia Mountain Open?

Remember: It is safer to be outside than in enclosed & crowded spaces, but the virus remains present. Please wash/sanitize your hands when possible, practice physical distancing, and stay home...

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Is Arabia Mountain Open?
Sep 16, 2020
Is Arabia Mountain Open?

COVID-19 has impacted parks and sites throughout the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. Check out our answers to all of your questions below! What’s open, and what’s closed? Atlanta...

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Preserving the Bruce Street School
Sep 8, 2020
Preserving the Bruce Street School

The historic Bruce Street School ruins, the remnants of DeKalb County’s first public school for Black students, are undergoing a major renovation that will protect this important site for future...

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Daisy Days: First to Finish!
Sep 8, 2020
Daisy Days: First to Finish!

Daisy Days is here and we are in the thick of daisy season on the monadnocks. Each fall, these beautiful yellow flowers light up the seemingly barren rock face with...

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Daisy Days is Almost Here!
Aug 27, 2020
Daisy Days is Almost Here!

Daisy Days begins on September 1st! This event celebrates the fall flower bloom on the granite outcrops – specifically, the yellow daisies (Helianthus porteri) – through a Triple Hike...

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Natural History of Stone Mountain
Aug 21, 2020
Natural History of Stone Mountain

While not in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, Stone Mountain is the most prominent example of the monadnock ecosystem in the Atlanta area. Monadnocks – large outcrops of rock...

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Explore the South River
Aug 20, 2020
Explore the South River

The South River is one of the natural treasures of the National Heritage Area. Have you explored it? You can do so in a variety of ways – watch the...

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Daisy Days: Coming Soon!
Aug 12, 2020
Daisy Days: Coming Soon!

Photo: Phil Varney The daisies are blooming on Metro Atlanta’s granite giants – Arabia, Panola and Stone Mountains all harbor these beautiful flowers every fall, and this year is no...

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