Upcoming Events

 

Thank you for your interest in Atlanta Audubon events. The events below are free and open to the public. In addition, we offer free guided bird walks year-round and have a variety offerings for youth and adults.

 

 


 

Volunteer Opportunity: Invasive Plant Pull at The Confluence

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

 

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The Confluence, accessed at the terminus of Armand Road off of Lindbergh Drive, Atlanta

 

 

Atlanta Audubon Society needs volunteers to assist a habitat restoration day at The Confluence Park, where the north and south forks of Peachtree Creek meet near Lindbergh. The Confluence is one of two habitat restoration sites designated on Atlanta Audubon’s National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 5-Star Grant. As part of this effort, Atlanta Audubon and it’s many partners have been removing invasive toxic species, planting native species, and conducting avian surveys. Groups are welcome!  For more information or to volunteer, email Adam Betuel at Adam@atlantaaudubon.org.

 


 

Tap Into Conservation: Atlanta Audubon at Second Self Beer Company

 

Monday, September 12, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  

Second Self Beer Company

1311 Logan Circle NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

 

Join Atlanta Audubon Society at Second Self Beer Company on Monday, September 12, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm for an evening to benefit our conservation and education programs. Tour prices are $12/person and include a souvenir pint glass, up to 36oz in beer samples, and optional brewery tour. Sample Second Self’s tasty brews, including the Red Hop Rye, Thai Wheat, Citrus IPA, and Maverick & Gose. A portion of each tour will be donated to Atlanta Audubon, so be sure to bring a friend! There is limited space, so pre-purchase your tickets at www.secondselfbeer.com/tours and select “Atlanta Audubon Tour” at the bottom of the page. (Note: You must be 21 to enter or have a parent/guardian with you).

 

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Wildlife Sanctuary Tour

Saturday, September 17, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

(Event will be held rain or shine!)

 

Atlanta Audubon Society will host its annual Wildlife Sanctuary Tour on Saturday, September 17, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The tour will feature five properties in Cobb County, Ga. All properties are located north of I-20 and west of I-75 and include locations in Marietta, Smyrna, Austell, and Mableton. A complete listing of tour addresses will be sent to ticket purchasers the week before the event.

 

 

 

Each property has been certified by Atlanta Audubon Society as a Certified Wildlife Sanctuary because it provides five essential criteria for attracting wildlife and birds: food sources, nesting sites, bird feeders, shelter, and water sources. Visitors will see a wide variety of native plants and trees in a variety of different settings that attract a variety of birds, butterflies and other wildlife. Atlanta Audubon staff and volunteers will be available at each site to guide visitors through the habitats.

 

Tickets are $15 for Atlanta Audubon Society members and $20 for non-members. Children aged 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets will also be available on the day of the event at each of the tour locations.

 

Proceeds from the tour support the education and conservation efforts of Atlanta Audubon Society.

 


 

Birding Walk and Talk with Alpharetta’s Wild Side

(co-sponsored by Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission, Alpharetta Wild Side, and Atlanta Audubon Society)

Saturday, Sept. 24

9:00 AM – Bird Talk at Mansell House, 1835 Old Milton Pkwy, Alpharetta, Ga.

9:30 AM —Bird Walk in Will’s Park

 

Take a walk on the wild side with Atlanta Audubon Society and Alpharetta Wild Side. This program will begin with a short presentation on Common Birds of Atlanta at the Mansell House near Wills Park. After the talk, the group will take a bird walk in Will’s Park. The program is free and open to the public. Some binoculars will be available to borrow, but please bring binoculars if you have them. Wear comfortable walking shoes and please do not bring your dog. For more information, visit www.alpharetta.ga.us/wildside