Nature Center: Managed Forest Project

Project Description:

Sandy Creek Nature Center and Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services are actively working to improve wildlife habitat, enhance educational opportunities and better care for the land entrusted to us by converting 30 acres of low-quality wildlife habitat at Sandy Creek Nature Center into a managed forest.


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Description of Duties

Assist with projects that will

  • Eradicate invasive species
  • Open the forest canopy
  • Improve plant and animal diversity
  • Promote flowering plants and pollinators
  • Highlight decades of forest succession in a series of visitor-friendly outdoor exhibits

Volunteers Needed:
Project Meeting
Sandy Creek Nature Center

207 Old Commerce Rd
Athens, GA 30607

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Project Organizer: Randy Smith
Project Category:
Sandy Creek Nature Center / Managed Forest Project (SCNC)