Events, Meetings & Announcements


Trees Atlanta Junior TreeKeepers Registration

Online registration for Summer Camp open now

Junior TreeKeepers is a summertime extension of Trees Atlanta's popular youth environmental educational programs, which educates about Atlanta's urban forests, pollinator insects, community connection, environmental stewardship, and the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum. Registration is now open for the 5 day summer sessions! For more information and to register, visit the Trees Atlanta website.

Blue Heron Nature Preserve Summer Camp

Summer 2015 - Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Join experienced environmental educators at the Blue Heron Nature Preserve Summer Camp, as they search for animals, splash in the creek and enjoy being outside! Registration opens on January 15th - space is limited! For more information about camp dates, activities and how to register, visit the Blue Heron Nature Preserve website.

City of Atlanta Bond Referendum Public Meeting

Jan. 29 - Atlanta Fire & Rescue Station 28 -

For the next two months, the City of Atlanta's infrastructure team will host a series of public meetings designed to educate the public on the Renew Atlanta 2015 Infrastructure Bond and answer questions on the recommended projects that promote the future vitality and livability of the city. Attend the meeting from 6-8pm at Atlanta Fire and Rescue Station 28 on Thursday, January 29. For more information, visit the Renew Atlanta website.

Historic Fourth Ward Park Volunteer Workday

Jan. 31 - H4WP - 9am

The Historic Fourth Ward Park Conservancy is planning a big volunteer day to spread mulch in the landscape beds at the North Avenue end of the park to make the park look great and benefit the plants. They need volunteers! If you and your friends and family would like to help for an hour or two, join them at 9:00 am on Saturday January 31st at North Avenue and North Angier, next to the Masquerade. To ensure that we have enough tools, gloves, etc., please RSVP HERE.

City of Atlanta Bond Referendum Public Meeting

Feb. 3 - Atlanta Speech School - 6pm

The City of Atlanta's infrastructure team will host a series of public meetings designed to educate the public on the Renew Atlanta 2015 Infrastructure Bond and answer questions on the recommended projects that promote the future vitality and livability of the city. Attend the meeting from 6-8pm at the Atlanta Speech School on Tuesday, February 3. For more information, visit the Renew Atlanta website.

City of Atlanta Bond Referendum Public Meeting

Feb. 5 - Georgia Hill Facility - 6pm

The City of Atlanta's infrastructure team will host a series of public meetings designed to educate the public on the Renew Atlanta 2015 Infrastructure Bond and answer questions on the recommended projects that promote the future vitality and livability of the city. Attend the meeting from 6-8pm at the Georgia Hill Facility on Thursday, February 5. For more information, visit the Renew Atlanta website.

PARC Meeting

Feb. 11 - Outdoor Activity Center - 7:30am

On the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30am, Park Pride brings together community leaders and park advocates from throughout Atlanta for education, networking and strategy. Representatives from dozens of Friends of the Park Groups, park conservancies and the parks department visit a different park to learn more about the community efforts in that park, discuss current park and greenspace issues and support each other in efforts to improve our parks and our park system. Join us this month on Wednesday, February 11th at the Outdoor Activity Center in Southwest Atlanta at 7:30am!

City of Atlanta Bond Referendum Public Meeting

Feb. 12 - Ben Hill Recreation Center - 6pm

The City of Atlanta's infrastructure team will host a series of public meetings designed to educate the public on the Renew Atlanta 2015 Infrastructure Bond and answer questions on the recommended projects that promote the future vitality and livability of the city. Attend the meeting from 6-8pm at the Ben Hill Recreation Center on Thursday, February 12. For more information, visit the Renew Atlanta website.

City of Atlanta Bond Referendum Public Meeting

Feb. 17 - Piedmont Hospital Shepherd Center -

The City of Atlanta's infrastructure team will host a series of public meetings designed to educate the public on the Renew Atlanta 2015 Infrastructure Bond and answer questions on the recommended projects that promote the future vitality and livability of the city. Attend the meeting from 6-8pm at the Piedmont Hospital Shepherd Center on Tuesday, February 17. For more information, visit the Renew Atlanta website.

Eco-A Nature Photography Exhibit

Feb. 16-19 - Atlanta City Hall

This special event hosted by Eco-A in partnership with the City of Atlanta features nature photographs taken by participants in the Walk About Down Yonder naturalist / art walks in City of Atlanta Parks and Greenspaces. This exhibit celebrates both Atlanta's greenspace treasures and our friends who have made the photographs, from cell phone beginners to aspiring professionals. The show will be open from February 16-20th. For more information, visit the Eco-A website.

 

City of Atlanta Bond Referendum Public Meeting

Feb. 19 - Drew Charter School - 6pm

The City of Atlanta's infrastructure team will host a series of public meetings designed to educate the public on the Renew Atlanta 2015 Infrastructure Bond and answer questions on the recommended projects that promote the future vitality and livability of the city. Attend the meeting from 6-8pm at the Drew Charter School on Thursday, February 19. For more information, visit the Renew Atlanta website.

Friends of the Park Resources Round Up

Feb 19. - Piedmont Park - 6pm

Please join Friends of the Park leaders from across Atlanta and DeKalb to explore support for citizen led park improvements. Resources will focus on funding, volunteers, safety and increasing positive activities in parks. The evening will take place in the Piedmont Park Conservancy Community Center on Thursday, February 19th from 6-7:30pm; the evening will follow an open house format. Feel free to come for the entire meeting or drop in when you're able! Registration is just $5 - reserve your spot today!

City of Atlanta Bond Referendum Public Meeting

Feb. 24 - John C. Birdine Rec. Center - 6pm

The City of Atlanta's infrastructure team will host a series of public meetings designed to educate the public on the Renew Atlanta 2015 Infrastructure Bond and answer questions on the recommended projects that promote the future vitality and livability of the city. Attend the meeting from 6-8pm at the John C. Birdine Recreation Center on Tuesday, February 24. For more information, visit the Renew Atlanta website.

City of Atlanta Bond Referendum Public Meeting

Feb. 26 - Atlanta City Hall - 6pm

The City of Atlanta's infrastructure team will host a series of public meetings designed to educate the public on the Renew Atlanta 2015 Infrastructure Bond and answer questions on the recommended projects that promote the future vitality and livability of the city. Attend the meeting from 6-8pm at Atlanta City Hall on Thursday, February 26. For more information, visit the Renew Atlanta website.

NEXT SOUTH

Feb. 27 - Biltmore - 8am

Generation Green and the Georgia Conservancy present NEXT SOUTH - the largest all-day conference and career fair dedicated to inspiring and impowering young leaders seeking futures in sustainability and corporate responsobility. Cost is just $20 - register today!

Greenprints Conference

March 11, 12 - GTRI

Since 1998, the Greenprints Conference has facilitated conversations between researchers and on-the-ground practitioners that has promoted sustainable buildings and communities. This event is co-hosted by Southface Energy Institute and Georgia Tech Research Institute. For more information on sessions and to register for this two day conference, visit the Greenprints website!

The Parks and Greenspace Conference

March 23 - Atl Botanical Garden - 8am

Save the Date! The 14th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference will be an event not to miss. Under the theme "Parks & People: A Declaration of Interdependence" will explore the relationships between parks and their surrounding communities. The conference will highlight existing opportunities for development, inspire cooperation from diverse partners, and influence decision-makers to creatively solve problems concerning infrastructure while producing wonderful parks and greenspaces that provide multiple benefits to communities. Read more on the Park Pride website!

TriPATHlon

May 3 - Chastain Park - 7:30am

The Chastain Park TriPATHlon takes place in the spring each year and is the only sprint triathlon in the city. It includes a 400 yard swim in the Chastain pool, 15 mile bike ride through the neighborhoods of chastain and 5k run on the PATH around the park. The Chastain Park Conservancy, Chastain Park Athletic Club and PATH Foundation host the event, and proceeds are shared between them. Registration is now OPEN!