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Atlanta Science Festival Event Hosted by The National Park Service

  • 16 Mar 2024
  • 11:00 AM
  • 17 Mar 2024
  • 4:00 PM
  • Sope Creek Unit, 3670 Paper Mill Road, Marietta, Georgia 30067.
  • 250




Event Hosted by The National Park Service

March 16 & 17, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 

No Registration Required 

Description: Join Park Ranger Jerry Hightower for this fantastic, fun-filled discovery adventure at Sibley Pond. Amazing and wonderful creatures live in the waters of Sibley Pond. Become pond scientists and look through the wet leaves collected at the edge of the pond for the aquatic stage nymphs of dragonflies and damselflies along with weird and wonderful insects of all sorts. Find tadpoles, minnows, newts, and scuds! Learn about the tiny but fierce pond predators, their life cycles, and more cool facts about the living pond community. This is an exciting and fun activity for persons of all ages. Identification guides will be available so that you can identify the “tiny monsters” you have found. This is a terrific and very fun activity. Please join us. This is a casual and informal activity; you may come and go as you please.

Location: 3670 Paper Mill Road, Marietta, Georgia 30067. Follow the old farm road down the hill to Sibley Pond from the parking lot.

Facilities: Nearby at Terrell Mill Park.

Difficulty: The walk from the parking lot is very short.

Bring: Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking on a forest trail. Bring water and snacks. You may wish to bring binoculars and a hand lens. Note: A daily entrance fee or annual pass is needed.

Limit: none

Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are proud to support our Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, a unit of the national park system managed by the National Park Service.



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