Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center, Johns Creek
Autrey Mill Nature Preserve offers a variety of scheduled programs with an emphasis on science, nature, and cultural history. Scheduled programming takes many forms including classes for children and adults, home school classes, seasonal activities, tours, hikes, workshops, and more. We also provide on-demand programs scheduled for your group. These include our school programs, group tours, scout badge programs, birthday parties, and more.
Autrey Mill Nature Preserve's school programs are designed as an extension of the classroom to provide a wonderful educational experience for both students and teachers and are consistent with the Georgia Performance Standards for grades K-5.
Nature Programs utilize the habitats, flora and fauna of Autrey Mills' 46-acre nature preserve. In addition, the Visitor Center features dioramas of woodland animals and a collection of live reptiles and amphibians.
Heritage Tours utilize Autrey Mill's historic buildings, furnishings, artifact collections, plus heritage activites to present topics of local and Georgia history.
Combo Programs can be created by combining a Heritage Tour with any of the other field trip programs.
For a complete list of programs and pricing, visit their website.
Chattahoochee Nature Center, Roswell
Chattahoochee Nature Center provides a unique learning experiences with programs that can be brought to your school. Read more.
List of programs and prices:
Our main informational program guide can be found here.
Early Bird Discount: Book a program before September 30, 2013 for anytime during the school year and save 20%
Scholarships available for Title I schools
Chattahooche Riverkeeper, Rain Barrel Workshops
Throughout the year, Headwaters Outreach Coordinator Bonny Putney works with our partners to conduct rain barrel workshops to show people how to use recycled 60-gallon syrup drums donated by the Coca-Cola Company to harvest rainwater. Email Bonny Putney at or Richard Kinzel, Sr. Click here for more details. See their calendar of events here.
OMG One More Generation - Plastic and Recycling Awareness Curriculum
One More Generation (OMG) was founded by two elementary students here in Fayetteville, GA. The founders are Carter (now 13) and his sister Olivia (now 11.5), who are both extremely passionate about animals and conservation. Their goal with creating their Plastic and Recycling Awareness Week program is to educate and excite students to get involved with being part of the solution to our ever-growing plastic pollution problem and the need to recycle. They have a Plastic and Recycling Awareness Week curriculum Program that they can implement at your school.
For more information contact Jim Ries, 1-877-664-8426.
Reaping Nature Educational Outreach Foundation
A Charity of Awareness - Supporting Environmental Education for Children, Adults & Communities
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. -- Margaret Mead
Reaping Nature Educational Outreach Foundation provides thoughtful and entertaining environmental education programs for the public and children in public and private schools. Available programs for North Fulton Schools include:
I “Likel” to Recycle™. This interactive recycling program covers a diverse context of learning areas, including, language arts, math, health education (community) and fine arts.
Earth Day & America Recycles Day Contests for Kids.
Reaping Nature has been recognized by Keep America Beautiful and Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation for its waste reduction and recycling efforts.
In the Big Canyon Balloon program, students encounter the world of weathering, erosion and deposition as they participate to create landforms such as a delta and a barrier island with our 15' tall inflatable canyon model. Investigate topics which include constructive vs destructive forces, potential vs kinetic energy, renewable vs non-renewable resources and rocks vs minerals. How were fossil fuels formed and what can we do to conserve this non-renewable natural resource? This unique program will make students look at our earth with a different perspective!