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    • 18 Aug 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • NOC Roswell Outpost, 203 Azalea Dr, Roswell, GA 30075
    • 29
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    Hot Yoga & Cool Drinks! 

    A Yoga Social on the bank of the Chattahoochee

    Thursday, August 18

    6:00 - 9:00 PM

    NOC Roswell Outpost

    Join us for an all level flow class along the banks of the Chattahoochee River followed by healthy snacks and a cool SweetWater Brewing Company beverage(s).

    $10 for CNPC members

    $20 for non-members (Learn more about becoming a member)

    The rate includes a yoga class, light snacks and SweetWater beverage(s). The class is a perfect introduction to yoga for first-timers as well as experienced yogis.  

    All proceeds from the event go to the Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to help us help the park you love. 

    Please bring your own yoga mat. Contact Martha Seabrook (Martha.Seabrook@ChattahoocheeParks.Org) if you need to borrow a yoga mat.  

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    About the Instructor Mary Veal

    Mary Veal - Mary discovered yoga, while searching for a 'good stretch' to improve running times. She is grateful to have stretched the mind and soul along with the body. An avid hiker, runner and backpacker, she feels alive in the outdoors. She completed her 500 hour certification at Johns Creek Yoga under the guidance of Sheila Ewers. Visit www.LeavesYoga.com for more about Mary and her adventures.

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    Community Partners

    Thank you to Nantahala Outdoor Center for partnering with us on the yoga social



    Thank you to SweetWater Brewing Company for providing the cool beverages.  






    • 19 Aug 2022
    • 8:45 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -Island Ford unit of the CRNRA
    • 16
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    EcoVest 
    Chattahoochee River Paddle Cleanup

    August 19, 2022
    8:45 AM - 2 PM

    We will meet at 8:45 AM at Powers Island unit of CRNRA (5450 Interstate N Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA 30328).  Some of the cars will need to shuttle everyone to the start the clean-up at the Johnson Ferry North unit of the CRNRA. Max of 16 volunteers (8 canoes)

    We will decide the day of the clean-up if the water bacteria levels, approaching storms, and water flow make it too dangerous to float. If we cannot float we will do trail work of trash pick-up. Please bring an extra set of clothes (long pants, closed-toed shoes, etc) to be prepared. 


    Estimated departure from the river would be 2 PM 

    You must register and fill out the appropriate National Park Service (NPS) waiver to participate.  

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    WAIVER, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

    By signing up for an event, trip, workshop, or attending a field trip sponsored by Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, I acknowledge that these activities can be hazardous and that I could be injured. Read this Waiver closely. I agree that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to my property. I hereby release Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy from any and all claims of negligence, injury, damage and/or loss that may arise as a result of my participation. I warrant that I am physically fit and able to participate without undue risk. In addition, I grant Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, as well as their representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me and my property during the program and I authorize Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, social media, publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Georgia, and I agree that any lawsuit arising from my participation may be brought only in the courts located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

    • 20 Aug 2022
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Park Headquarters at Island Ford Unit of the CRNRA, 8800 Roberts Drive, Sandy Springs, 30350


    Join us to celebrate 

     THE NPS turning 106 &

    THE CRNRA celebrating 44 years!

    August 20 from 11 AM - 2 PM

    Behind Hewlett Lodge at Island Ford Unit of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA)

    • Ranger Jerry Hightower will have exhibits and hands-on activities for children.
    • We will  be sharing information about  the Park and its 15 units along 48 miles of the Chattahoochee.
    • Cool drinks and snacks will be available while they last. 


    Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate the National Park Service and our local National Park the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area!

     

    • 03 Sep 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Bowmans Island Unit of CRNRA
    • 19
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    SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY HIKE 
    Saturday, SEPTEMBER 3
    9 AM - 12 PM
    BOWMANS ISLAND 
     

    Our September hike is 4.5 – 5.5 miles and includes several steep, strenuous uphill climbs and rocky sections. Our moderate hike climbs up and down the ridges. This hike covers all trails in the northern part of the Bowman’s Island unit for the HikeCRNRA challenge. https://www.chattahoocheeparks.org/hikecrnra


    Ages 10 and up.
    Please no dogs.
    There are restrooms at the second parking lot.
    Limit: 20

    Bowman's Island
    North CRNRA  Entrance
    Lower Pool Road parking lot

    Cumming, GA 30041

    Just north of Buford Dam, turn off Buford Dam Road onto Lower Pool Road. There is a power transfer station at the turn. At the bottom of the hill there are two parking lots. CRNRA is the first parking lot.
    34°09'24.0"N 84°04'47.1"W

    Hike all the trails in all CRNRA units. Earn your HikeCRNRA badge and an annual membership to Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy!   https://www.chattahoocheeparks.org/hikecrnra

    This event will take place rain or shine, however it will be rescheduled in the event of severe weather including thunderstorms or flood warnings. Participants will be notified by email the morning of the event (or sooner) should an event need to be rescheduled due to weather.

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    WAIVER, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

    By signing up for an event, trip, workshop, or attending a field trip sponsored by Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, I acknowledge that these activities can be hazardous and that I could be injured. Read this Waiver closely. I agree that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to my property. I hereby release Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy from any and all claims of negligence, injury, damage and/or loss that may arise as a result of my participation. I warrant that I am physically fit and able to participate without undue risk. In addition, I grant Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, as well as their representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me and my property during the program and I authorize Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, social media, publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Georgia, and I agree that any lawsuit arising from my participation may be brought only in the courts located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

    • 12 Sep 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -Island Ford Unit
    • 10
    Register


    Pollinator Garden Workday at Island Ford 

    SEPTEMBER 12, 9 AM - 12 PM

    The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and The Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy have partnered with Georgia Audubon to rejuvenate the area in front of the Visitor Center into a pollinator garden.  Work will be supervised by Georgia Audubon but we need your help.

    Registration is required to attend and is limited to 10 volunteers. 

    We plan to meet outside of the Visitor Center of the Island Ford unit of CRNRA (8800 Roberts Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30350). There are parking spots available just outside the garden area, near the Visitor Center. CRNRA requires a $5 daily parking fee or the purchase of a $40 annual pass. The pollinator garden we will be working in is located just outside of the Visitor Center. 

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    WAIVER, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

    By signing up for an event, trip, workshop, or attending a field trip sponsored by Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, I acknowledge that these activities can be hazardous and that I could be injured. Read this Waiver closely. I agree that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to my property. I hereby release Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy from any and all claims of negligence, injury, damage and/or loss that may arise as a result of my participation. I warrant that I am physically fit and able to participate without undue risk. In addition, I grant Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, as well as their representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me and my property during the program and I authorize Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, social media, publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Georgia, and I agree that any lawsuit arising from my participation may be brought only in the courts located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

    • 17 Sep 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area - West Palisades / Akers Mill
    • 13
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    Autumn Walk, Sept. 17, 2022
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm 

    West Palisades/ Akers Mill

    CNPC MEMBER ONLY EVENT 


    Identify trees, nuts, and beautiful fall wildflowers along the Chattahoochee River and on higher ridges. Learn to read the flood plain and ridge landscapes by observing the plants that grow there. What forces shaped the habitats we walk through today?  What role does forest intelligence play in supporting a healthy forest?


    Kathryn Kolb, Director of EcoAddendum, will lead a relaxed walk down a wooded trail, along the Chattahoochee River, and along the ridges. There are several strenuous, up-hill sections. This 2- to 3-mile, easy to moderate hike is at West Palisades/ Akers Mill.

    Ages 10 and up

    Please no dogs.

    There are restrooms at the river.

    Limit:15

    For Current CNPC Members Only

    Registration Required 


    Kathryn Kolb is a naturalist and fine art photographer of natural forms and landscapes, and
    Director of EcoAddendum. EcoAddendum (Eco-A) leads naturalist walks and innovative outings in all seasons in the Atlanta metro-area and beyond. For more information visit EcoAddendum.org



    WAIVER, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

    By signing up for an event, trip, workshop, or attending a field trip sponsored by Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, I acknowledge that these activities can be hazardous and that I could be injured. Read this Waiver closely. I agree that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to my property. I hereby release Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy from any and all claims of negligence, injury, damage and/or loss that may arise as a result of my participation. I warrant that I am physically fit and able to participate without undue risk. In addition, I grant Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, as well as their representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me and my property during the program and I authorize Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, social media, publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Georgia, and I agree that any lawsuit arising from my participation may be brought only in the courts located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

    • 24 Sep 2022
    • 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area - Powers Island unit of the CRNRA
    • 37
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    CNPC & Environment Georgia 

    Volunteer Morning to celebrate 

    National Public Lands Day

    September 24
    8:45 AM - 12 PM

    Please join the Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy and Environment Georgia communities for a morning of volunteering to celebrate National Public Lands Day. 


    We will gather to help clean the Powers Island Unit of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA)

    5450 Interstate N Pkwy, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

    Cool drinks will be provided at the end of the event.

    You must register and fill out the appropriate National Park Service (NPS) waiver to participate. 





    WAIVER, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

    By signing up for an event, trip, workshop, or attending a field trip sponsored by Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, I acknowledge that these activities can be hazardous and that I could be injured. Read this Waiver closely. I agree that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to my property. I hereby release Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy from any and all claims of negligence, injury, damage and/or loss that may arise as a result of my participation. I warrant that I am physically fit and able to participate without undue risk. In addition, I grant Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, as well as their representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me and my property during the program and I authorize Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, social media, publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Georgia, and I agree that any lawsuit arising from my participation may be brought only in the courts located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

    • 03 Oct 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -Island Ford Unit
    • 10
    Register


    Pollinator Garden Workday at Island Ford 

    October 3, 9 AM - 12 PM

    The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and The Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy have partnered with Georgia Audubon to rejuvenate the area in front of the Visitor Center into a pollinator garden.  Work will be supervised by Georgia Audubon but we need your help.

    Registration is required to attend and is limited to 10 volunteers. 

    We plan to meet outside of the Visitor Center of the Island Ford unit of CRNRA (8800 Roberts Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30350). There are parking spots available just outside the garden area, near the Visitor Center. CRNRA requires a $5 daily parking fee or the purchase of a $40 annual pass. The pollinator garden we will be working in is located just outside of the Visitor Center. 

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    WAIVER, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

    By signing up for an event, trip, workshop, or attending a field trip sponsored by Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, I acknowledge that these activities can be hazardous and that I could be injured. Read this Waiver closely. I agree that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to my property. I hereby release Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy from any and all claims of negligence, injury, damage and/or loss that may arise as a result of my participation. I warrant that I am physically fit and able to participate without undue risk. In addition, I grant Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, as well as their representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me and my property during the program and I authorize Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, social media, publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Georgia, and I agree that any lawsuit arising from my participation may be brought only in the courts located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

    • 22 Oct 2022
    • 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Vickery Creek Unit of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
    • 29
    Register

     

    High School Clean-Up Day
    OCT. 22
    8:45 AM - 12 PM

    Join fellow Atlanta area High School students to help clean up our well-loved national park the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA).  The group will be picking up trash at the Vickery Creek Unit of the CRNRA in Roswell. 

    Vickery Creek – Covered Bridge Entrance          

    Roswell Old Mill Park parking lot

    1 Mill Street

    Roswell, GA  30075

    34.013950, -84.358677

    This event is designed for high school students as well as any parent or teacher advisors. 

    You must register and fill out the appropriate National Park Service (NPS) waiver to participant.  All volunteers under 18 years of age will need to have a parent or guardian fill out section 28-34 of the required NPS form 301c.

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    WAIVER, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

    By signing up for an event, trip, workshop, or attending a field trip sponsored by Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, I acknowledge that these activities can be hazardous and that I could be injured. Read this Waiver closely. I agree that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to my property. I hereby release Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy from any and all claims of negligence, injury, damage and/or loss that may arise as a result of my participation. I warrant that I am physically fit and able to participate without undue risk. In addition, I grant Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, as well as their representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me and my property during the program and I authorize Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, social media, publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Georgia, and I agree that any lawsuit arising from my participation may be brought only in the courts located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

    • 07 Nov 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -Island Ford Unit
    • 10
    Register


    Pollinator Garden Workday

    at Island Ford 

    NOVEMBER 7, 9 AM - 12 PM

    The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and The Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy have partnered with Georgia Audubon to rejuvenate the area in front of the Visitor Center into a pollinator garden.  Work will be supervised by Georgia Audubon but we need your help.

    Registration is required to attend and is limited to 10 volunteers. 

    We plan to meet outside of the Visitor Center of the Island Ford unit of CRNRA (8800 Roberts Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30350). There are parking spots available just outside the garden area, near the Visitor Center. CRNRA requires a $5 daily parking fee or the purchase of a $40 annual pass. The pollinator garden we will be working in is located just outside of the Visitor Center. 

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    WAIVER, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

    By signing up for an event, trip, workshop, or attending a field trip sponsored by Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, I acknowledge that these activities can be hazardous and that I could be injured. Read this Waiver closely. I agree that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to my property. I hereby release Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy from any and all claims of negligence, injury, damage and/or loss that may arise as a result of my participation. I warrant that I am physically fit and able to participate without undue risk. In addition, I grant Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, as well as their representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me and my property during the program and I authorize Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, social media, publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Georgia, and I agree that any lawsuit arising from my participation may be brought only in the courts located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

    • 05 Dec 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -Island Ford Unit
    • 10
    Register


    Pollinator Garden Workday at Island Ford 

    DECEMBER 5, 9 AM - 12 PM

    The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and The Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy have partnered with Georgia Audubon to rejuvenate the area in front of the Visitor Center into a pollinator garden.  Work will be supervised by Georgia Audubon but we need your help.

    Registration is required to attend and is limited to 10 volunteers. 

    We plan to meet outside of the Visitor Center of the Island Ford unit of CRNRA (8800 Roberts Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30350). There are parking spots available just outside the garden area, near the Visitor Center. CRNRA requires a $5 daily parking fee or the purchase of a $40 annual pass. The pollinator garden we will be working in is located just outside of the Visitor Center. 

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    WAIVER, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

    By signing up for an event, trip, workshop, or attending a field trip sponsored by Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, I acknowledge that these activities can be hazardous and that I could be injured. Read this Waiver closely. I agree that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to my property. I hereby release Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy from any and all claims of negligence, injury, damage and/or loss that may arise as a result of my participation. I warrant that I am physically fit and able to participate without undue risk. In addition, I grant Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, as well as their representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me and my property during the program and I authorize Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, social media, publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Georgia, and I agree that any lawsuit arising from my participation may be brought only in the courts located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

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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