2017 Calendar of Trips & Events

 

Members of the Georgia Conservancy (Live Oak and above) receive discounts on all trips and events, as well as early registration opportunities. Learn more about how you can support the work of the Georgia Conservancy by becoming a member: www.georgiaconservancy.org/membership

 
 

 

July 13

Special Event

Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Forum

Atlanta / The Carter Center

Hear Atlanta’s mayoral candidates discuss their views on parks, trees, greenspace and watersheds

Cost: Free
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AUGUST 1

Good Urbanism

Ten Lessons for Designing Cities

Atlanta City Studio

Join us at Atlanta City Studio professor Richard Dagenhart's 10 Lessons for Designing Cities.

Cost: Free
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AUGUST 4-6

Cambium Trip

Little St. Simons Cambium Weekend

Little St. Simons Island

Cambium members are invited to a discounted weekend at remote, luxurious Little St. Simons Island

Cost: Cambium Discount
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AUGust 4-6

Stewardship Trip

Cloudland Canyon Adventure Weekend

Cloudland Canyon State Park

Explore incredible Cloudland Canyon State Park with the Georgia Conservancy

Cost: Starts at $100
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August 12

Special Event

Grand Columbus Whitewater Paddle

Columbus, GA

The fourth annual Grand Columbus Whitewater Paddle on the Chattahoochee River!

Cost: Starts at $25
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September 9-10

Stewardship Trip

Flint River Family Adventure

Woodbury, GA

Family fun on the Flint! Archery, climbing, zip-lining, paddling, hiking, and more!

Cost: Starts at $25
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September 15-17

Stewardship Trip

Ossabaw Island Service Weekend

Ossabaw Island, GA

Work hard, relax hard! Join us for our annual weekend of service on rustic, remote Ossabaw Island!

Cost: Starts at $200
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Sept 29 - Oct 1

Stewardship Trip

Ocmulgee Water Trail Paddle

Hawkinsville, GA

Paddle a beautiful stretch of the Ocmulgee River in Pulaski County!

Cost: Starts at $50
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October 7

Stewardship Trip

Yellow River Paddle & Jam

Porterdale, GA

Paddle one of metro Atlanta's hidden gems, stick around for music in downtown Porterdale.

Cost: Starts at $40
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OCTOBER 12

Special Event

ecoBenefete: Honoring Gov. Nathan Deal

Atlanta, GA

Our annual gala, ecoBenefete, will celebrate Governor Nathan Deal as our Distinguished Conservationist.

Starts at: $250
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October 27-29

Stewardship Trip

Sapelo Island Service Weekend

Sapelo Island, GA

Join the Georgia Conservancy for our annual service weekend on Sapelo Island!

REGISTRATION OPENS AUG 15
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November 10-12

Stewardship Trip

Jekyll Island Paddle & Camp Weekend

Jekyll Island, GA

Campout under the oaks and sea kayak during our weekend adventure on Jekyll Island!

REGISTRATION OPENS AUG 15
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November 3-5

Stewardship Trip

Okefenokee Adventure Weekend

Fargo, GA

Spend a weekend exploring the Okefenokee Swamp National Wildlife Refuge!

REGISTRATION OPENS AUG 15
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December 2

Stewardship Trip

Ebenezer Creek Paddle

Rincon, GA

Explore the flooded bottomland forest along Ebenezer Creek in Effingham County!

REGISTRATION OPENS AUG 15
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REI Outdoor School

Love outdoors, want a GC trip, but need a little schoolin'? Dream it, Learn it, Do it, with REI Outdoor School - the nation's leading outdoor educator. Local experiences with world-class instructors every weekend of the year. Learn more about their schedule of classes and activities on REI's website: https://www.rei.com/learn