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200 Years of History, 90 Feet of Paper
Aug 15, 2019
200 Years of History, 90 Feet of Paper

On a hot August Saturday, Johnny Waits stood with two assistants outside of the historic T. A. Bryant, Sr. Homestead, unrolling a 90-foot-long sheet of paper. Waits is President and Co-Founder of the...

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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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