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What’s a Daisy?
Aug 8, 2019
What’s a Daisy?

Every year in September, an explosion of yellow flowers covers granite outcrops such as Arabia and Panola Mountains. These are yellow daisies (Helianthus porteri) and they are one of the fall wonders...

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Walk through a Green Gateway
Aug 1, 2019
Walk through a Green Gateway

A newly designed garden celebrating Lithonia’s rich and impactful history opened to the public on Friday, July 26. Officials and community members from the City of Lithonia, DeKalb County and the...

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It’s National Moth Week!
Jul 23, 2019
It’s National Moth Week!

Where butterflies flutter by day, moths fly at night, meaning that most of us don’t really get to see or experience these animals on a regular basis. That’s unfortunate because moths are one of...

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Paddle Down the South River
Jul 23, 2019
Paddle Down the South River

The South River has seen human activity for thousands of years: Native Americans traded up and down the River and settled along its banks. Today, the South River Watershed Alliance works to educate...

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Early Morning Hikes
Jul 11, 2019
Early Morning Hikes

Even though summer days heat up, we can still get outside and enjoy nature in the mornings. Not only is the air cooler, but many animals are more active in the mornings: hiking in the beginning of...

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New Mountain Bike Trails in the AMNHA
Jul 2, 2019
New Mountain Bike Trails in the AMNHA

Over five miles of new trails have opened at South Rockdale Community Park, creating new opportunities for outdoor recreation in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area (AMNHA). Supporting...

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Shady Strolls in the AMNHA
Jun 28, 2019
Shady Strolls in the AMNHA

The hottest days of summer are headed our way. At the AMNHA, we don’t like to let the heat keep us inside – and we’re sure you feel the same! You can get outside and avoid the heat one some of...

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Operation Pollination
Jun 18, 2019
Operation Pollination

Photo by Jared Belson. At the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area (AMNHA), we’re taking action to help protect our pollinators. Some pollinator populations have been declining (like bees...

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Summer Bullseye: Try Out Archery at Panola
Jun 6, 2019
Summer Bullseye: Try Out Archery at Panola

Did you know that you can hone your archery skills at Panola Mountain State Park? The park offers guided archery experiences for people of all levels. Some are outdoors and some are indoors, a great...

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Trails Day in the AMNHA!
May 30, 2019
Trails Day in the AMNHA!

National Trails Day is June 1st. Looking for a way to get out on the trails but not sure where to start? Here’s a quick outline of our many trail options, for June and throughout the year: The...

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