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EEA has been serving environmental educators throughout Georgia since 1992. EEA supports environmental educators throughout Georgia to achieve our vision of a statewide culture of environmental literacy and stewardship.  We believe environmental education (EE) encourages inquiry, investigation, and the development of skills that enable responsible decisions and actions that impact the environment. Find out more about the definition EE on the EEinGeorgia.org website.
 

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The Council of Outdoor Learning Presents: The Outdoor Learning Symposium

October 20th 2017

At Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy, Atlanta GA.

For more information visit: OLS 2017.


SEEA Annual Conference Save the Date!

The 2018 SEEA Regional Conference and Research Symposium will be held March 16-18, 2018, in St. Petersburg, FL. 


EEA Annual Conference Save the Date!

The 2018 EEA Annual Conference will be held at Unicoi State Park on March 2-4, 2018!  Check back soon for more details.

Bird’s-Eye View: Soaring Beyond the Backyard

The 2018 EEA Conference will focus on soaring beyond our backyard using local issues as the springboard to learn about global issues and make a positive impact. Give your lessons from a bird’s-eye view by taking advantage of new innovations to bring technology into your classroom and outdoors.

 
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Monarchs Across Georgia "Pollinator Symposium"

Saturday, September 23, 2017    
Monastery of the Holy Spirit (Visitors Center)
2625 GA Highway 212, Conyers, GA 30094

Join Monarchs Across Georgia for a day of renowned speakers, butterfly and nature walks, exhibitors and demonstrations. Father Francis Michael (FM) Stiteler will of course be one of our field trip leaders. The Monastery garden store will also have native milkweeds and pollinator plants for sale. Speakers and their topics will include

$75 registration fee includes lunch. This venue has a limited seating capacity. We recommend that you register in advance online REGISTRATION FORM  

  • Sonia M. Altizer, Professor, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA - Monarch Butterflies
  • Nancy Lee Adamson, Biologist, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and USDA NRCS East National Technology Support Center, Greensboro, NC- Native Bees
  • Kim Bailey, Master Gardener, National Wildlife Habitat Stewart, Milkweed Meadows Farm, Hendersonville, NC - Hummingbirds
  • Keren Giovengo, EcoScapes Program Manager, UGS Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, Brunswick, GA  - Gardening for Pollinators

All registrants will participate in the four speaker presentations but the final session of the day (weather permitting), you will need to choose between a butterfly or nature walk OR demonstrations of Monarch Watch tagging and Project Monarch Health. Each of these sessions is limited to 15 participants. Butterfly walks will be led by Phil Delestrez, Northern Resource Manager for Georgia State Parks and Father Francis Michael Stiteler, Land Manager for the Monastery.  The nature walk will be led by Robby Astrove, Park Ranger at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve. TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

 

Stamp Creek- Friday, July 21st & Saturday, July 22nd

Stamp Creek near White, Georgia
Paddle from Upper Stamp Creek Campground south into Lake Allatoona to Old Macedonia Cemetery and back. Camp at the campground Friday night. Paddle and hike around Upper Stamp Creek Saturday. End the trip at the outdoor buegrass concert at Red Top Mountain State Park Saturday night.
None of Sonya's rental kayaks are available for this trip. Must provide your own kayak.
Minimum age: 15
Registration deadline: Friday, July 7th 


Nickjack Lake- Friday, August 4th - Sunday, August 6th

(Friday is a travel day)
Nickajack Lake near Chattanooga, Tennessee

On Saturday, we'll paddle at sunset under the railroad trestle to Nickajack Cave Wildlife Refuge to watch 30,000 gray bats emerge. Paddle back under the light of a full moon. Camp at Shellmound Campground. Kayak north along the shoreline of Nickajack Lake the next morning. Optional tour of Lodge Cast Iron.
None of Sonya's rental kayaks are available for this trip. Must provide your own kayak.
Make your own reservations for the primitive campground at Shellmound Campground. Bring food for 2 breakfasts and 1 supper.
Minimum age: 15
Registration deadline: Friday, July 28th

 
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