Twilight Stroll

Join Conservation staff on a stroll through the wetland at twilight. We'll listen and look for nocturnal animals such as owls, foxes, and various species of frogs. We'll talk about the adaptations of various nocturnal animals.  

Swamp Stroll

Join conservation staff on a guided interpretive tour of Boardwalk Trail. We will highlight some of the natural and cultural histories of the property and discuss the importance of wetlands while introducing participants to various plants and, if they're lucky, animals along the way.

Swamp Stroll

Join conservation staff on a guided interpretive tour of Boardwalk Trail. We will highlight some of the natural and cultural histories of the property and discuss the importance of wetlands while introducing participants to various plants and, if they're lucky, animals along the way.

Swamp Stroll

Join conservation staff on a guided interpretive tour of Boardwalk Trail. We will highlight some of the natural and cultural histories of the property and discuss the importance of wetlands while introducing participants to various plants and, if they're lucky, animals along the way.

Wetlands & Watershed Festival

Newman Wetlands Center 2755 Freeman Rd, Hampton, GA, United States

The Wetlands & Watershed Festival is a FREE community event dedicated to creating memorable learning experiences for families and individuals centered on water education. We host interactive exhibits led by organizations, such as Reynold’s Nature Preserve, Dauset Trails Nature Center, Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, Finding the Flint, Clayton County Master Gardeners, and Georgia …

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Paint & Bird – Art & Sunset Birding Experience

This is a family version of the traditional paint and sip. We'll paint decorative birdhouses and then carpool to the constructed treatment wetlands to watch hundreds of thousands of blackbirds fly in to their roosts in the cattails. Registration required. Please call us at 770-603-5606 to register. All ages welcome.

Winter Solstice

Join conservation staff in the outdoor classroom to enjoy a small fire with s'mores. We'll tell stories and listen/look for nocturnal creatures. For all ages.

Whimsical Wetland Fairy Homes

Help us celebrate International Fairy Day! As summer gets hotter, welcome the fairies, elves, gnomes, and other woodland creatures into nature spaces by building a whimsical home for them to visit or inhabit. Woodland creatures are nature lovers and environmentalists. Their homes are built sustainably, using natural and dropped materials, to blend into the habitats …

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Free

July Night Hike

Join our conservation staff and wildlife biologist, Maddy Marsh, to explore Boardwalk Trail in the evening. Look for snakes, frogs, and salamanders as we hike. We will listen for owls and other nocturnal creatures while discussing their awesome adaptations for thriving in the dark. This event is free!   Minimum age: 6 years old Email …

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No Water No Lemonade

Newman Wetlands Center 2755 Freeman Rd, Hampton, GA, United States

Join CCWA Ambassadors for activities, giveaways, & fun, or just drop by for a free cup of lemonade. There will be various activities from 10am to 1 pm including an 11:00 AM Guided Tour of Boardwalk Trail.  

Introduction to Climate Change

Newman Wetlands Center 2755 Freeman Rd, Hampton, GA, United States

Join our staff Conservationist to learn the basics of climate change science and how climate change is and will continue to impact Georgia. She'll highlight climate justice work, how climate change impacts our water supply, and ways participants can take action to fight climate change. This event will be designed with high school students and …

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Birding the Huie Site

Newman Wetlands Center 2755 Freeman Rd, Hampton, GA, United States

Join Conservation staff on a guided birding experience on various parts of the E. L. Huie site. (Not to be confused with the holding ponds.) We'll explore the South Loop, Scout Lake, and more private parts of the 4,000+ acre site looking for migrating songbirds. We highly recommend wearing waterproof boots for this tour. Bring …

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