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National Park Sites in Atlanta and Beyond
Jun 8, 2022
National Park Sites in Atlanta and Beyond

Summer is here, and the outdoors are calling. Luckily, there are a variety of National Parks open around Atlanta and beyond, not to mention Georgia’s wonderful State Parks. Here are some of the...

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Birdwatching in the National Heritage Area
May 26, 2022
Birdwatching in the National Heritage Area

Birdwatching is a great way to get outside and enjoy the National Heritage Area while also practicing social distancing. Here are some tips for getting outside and enjoying the NHA’s beautiful...

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Hiking in the Heat
May 10, 2022
Hiking in the Heat

The year is heating up quickly, and it’s good to remember a few guidelines on hiking in the heat. Humidity and the sun can take you by surprise. Here are a few ways you can be prepared for the...

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AWARE’s Night Owl 5K 2022
May 9, 2022
AWARE’s Night Owl 5K 2022

The Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE) held their annual Night Owl 5K on May 7th at Panola Mountain State Park, raising funds for year-round wildlife rehabilitation, conservation and...

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Paddle the South River
May 5, 2022
Paddle the South River

Guided paddles of the South River are back for 2022! Join the South River Watershed Alliance for a series of paddles to take place on May 14, July 30 and September 10. You can see a full list of...

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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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What if you became a park ranger?
Apr 20, 2022
What if you became a park ranger?

Have you ever thought about becoming a park ranger? Listen to park rangers tell their stories and discuss what it’s like to be a park ranger on the AMNHA Ranger Round Table. This conversation...

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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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