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Self-guided and group tours of the Shack and the Leopold Center are offered year-round during our visiting hours. On-site trails are also available for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.

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March 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020  |  ,

Aldo Leopold's most famous work, A Sand County Almanac provides insight and inspiration to many, including J. Drew Lanham in his own The Home Place. Professor Lanham and students from Clarke Central and Cedar…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020  |  ,

Please join noted ornithologist and author Drew Lanham for an educational bird walk sponsored by the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society. Participants should meet in the upper parking lot, between the Garden Club headquarters and…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020  |  ,

Join Oconee River Land Trust (ORLT) for a morning hike at the Tallassee Forest Nature Preserve. We will be leading a 3-mile out-and-back hike to the Middle Oconee River through the 309-acre Tallassee property.…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020  | 

Join Oconee River Land Trust (ORLT) for a morning of activities learning about Georgia’s wild animals, rivers, and butterflies at the Tallassee Forest Nature Preserve. Kids will have the opportunity to interact with live…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020  | 

Ornithologist and author Drew Lanham will meet with Athens Land Trust's youth program participants at ALT's Williams Farm for readings from The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature, conversation,…

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Sunday, March 29, 2020  | 

Leopold devoted his life as a conservationist to restoring and managing ecosystems in the mid-western and southwestern states. His "land ethic" - "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability,…

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April 2020

Tuesday, April 14, 2020  | 

Aldo Leopold was one of the most talented and important contributors to America’s conservation movement. In the 1920s, he successfully lobbied for the creation of the first wilderness area in the world. In the…

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Friday, April 17, 2020  |  , ,

"There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot. These essays are the delights and dilemmas of one who cannot." So begins A Sand County Almanac, the groundbreaking book of…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020  |  , ,

Green Fire is a biographical documentary about the legendary conservationist thinker, Aldo Leopold. He is the father of the national wilderness system, wildlife management and ecological restoration. His foundation’s mission is to foster a…

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June 2020

Saturday, June 6, 2020  | 

Operating from a base camp in the Zuni Mountains of New Mexico, the Cottonwood Gulch Foundation is in its 95th year of sponsoring educational explorations (“treks”) of the Four Corners states. In 2020 the…

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