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Chattahoochee Nature Center

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Mission:

To connect people with nature.

Fast Facts:

  • The Chattahoochee Nature Center was founded in 1977.
  • The 127-acre property includes a River Boardwalk, Discovery Center, wetland demonstration gardens, and woodland trails that are home to over 50 species of injured, non-releasable wildlife.
  • Educational programming is offered at CNC Monday through Friday throughout the year for K-12 students, homeschool groups, and community groups.
  • The wildlife department receives more than 3,500 phone calls each year, with topics ranging from animal identification to habitat destruction.
  • The wildlife staff provides medical assistance to injured birds of prey, reptiles, and amphibians with the hope of releasing them back into the wild.
  • CNC has partnered with North Fulton Community Charities to provide NFCC families with fresh fruits and vegetables from the CNC Unity Garden.
  • The CNC / NFCC partnership enables NFCC families to improve their health and nutrition while experiencing a more balanced meal.
  • For the past 8 years, CNC’s Unity Garden has supplied more than 32 tons of fresh produce to the clients of NFCC.
  • The Unity Garden is made possible through Roswell Rotary funding as well as community volunteers who worked over 500 hours last year.

Find out more:

www.chattnaturecenter.org

Posted by Rich Dippolito
January 17, 2019

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