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2011 Urban Forestry Festival This Saturday, April 2nd – Outdoor Activity Center (11am-4pm)

  |   WAWA News
After a rainy and chilly week, the clouds will break, the sky will clear, and the sun will come out again just in time for the weekend!

West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Leaders Network, Keeping It Wild, and Councilwoman Cleta Winslow invite you to celebrate Southwest Atlanta’s urban forests at the 2011 Urban Forestry Festival on this Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 11am – 4pm at the Outdoor Activity Center.

The festival is free to the public! Families are welcome to come learn more about Atlanta’s incredible urban forest and its wildlife inhabitants. The festival will feature educational and entertaining exhibits, guided hikes and tours of the 26-acre OAC urban forest, food, giveaways, and hands-on activities and demonstrations by WAWA, NWF’s Earth Tomorrow Program, the Children and Nature Network Natural Leaders, and other partners. Plans also include playing forestry and wildlife games, making fun crafts, and learning outdoor skills. This event is a great way to kick off Spring Break! 

The Outdoor Activity Center is located at 1442 Richland Rd. S.W., Atlanta, GA 30310. For more information, call (404) 752-5385.

Please RSVP by sending an e-mail to info.wawaonline@gmail.com to be entered into a special drawing. You must be present to win.