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Run the AWARE Night Owl 5K
Apr 28, 2022
Run the AWARE Night Owl 5K

The Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort’s (AWARE’s) 5K Run/Walk fundraiser returns on May 7th, taking place at Panola Mountain State Park. A virtual option is also available. Funds from the Night...

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Happy Earth Day
Apr 22, 2022
Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! On this day and throughout the year, we celebrate the wonder of the natural world. Today is a day to sPark action as part of National Park Week and beyond for a healthier, greener...

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National Park Week 2022: sPark discovery!
Apr 18, 2022
National Park Week 2022: sPark discovery!

Welcome to National Park Week 2022! Celebrated annually, this is a week to get outside and explore National Parks both near and far. Here in metro Atlanta, there is the Arabia Mountain National...

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Tour the Flat Rock Archives this Spring
Apr 15, 2022
Tour the Flat Rock Archives this Spring

Flat Rock is one of the oldest Black communities in Georgia. You can tour the Flat Rock Archives with Co-Founder, Johnny Waits, to experience the area’s history first-hand! You can sign up for...

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Apr 14, 2022
Tips for Planning your Next Hike

Need help planning your next hike? We are here to help! We know that parking in the National Heritage Area – especially at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve – can get a little...

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Monadnock Madness 2022: First to Finish
Mar 21, 2022
Monadnock Madness 2022: First to Finish

Congratulations to our first three Monadnock Madness 2022 Triple Hike Challenge finishers! Jennifer, Ruth and D. Vanessa (not pictured below) completed the Challenge over the first weekend of March...

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DeKalb Beloved Naturalist Program Begins
Mar 16, 2022
DeKalb Beloved Naturalist Program Begins

On a quiet Saturday in February, a group of people crowded into the classroom at the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center. These students are a part of a bold new environmental education: the...

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