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August 2017

Meet your Neighbours Visitor Center Art Exhibit

August 27 - October 8
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

"Meet your Neighbors" Art Exhibit by Chuck Murphy and Jena Johnson   Have you ever felt the menacing stare of a vulture or cardinal? Did you know that insects are often covered with multicolored hairs of varying shapes and sizes?…

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September 2017

Fall Wildflowers of the Georgia Piedmont Certificate in Native Plants

September 23, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mimsie Lanier Center For Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, 30605 United States + Google Map

Life Without Flowers:  Mosses, Liverworts, Ferns, and Horsetails $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Our gardens, roadsides and meadows are aglow with color in the fall. In this class, students will learn to recognize the most common fall-blooming wildflowers…

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Insect-ival!

September 23, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

25th Annual Insect-ival! $5 per person, $20 per Family/ Children 2 & under Free Join Garden staff and volunteers for this creepy, crawly, and definitely fun Family Festival.  Discovery stations, roach and beetle races, an insect café, puppet shows and,…

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Johnstone Lecture Backyard Bugs

September 26, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Johnstone Lecture RSVP Online Associate Professor of Entomology at the University of Florida and the Director of the Florida Museum of Natural History’s McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity Jaret Daniels, Ph.D., has recently published Backyard Bugs: An Identification Guide…

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Life Without Flowers Certificate in Native Plants

September 27, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Life Without Flowers:  Mosses, Liverworts, Ferns, and Horsetails $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online These ancient plants have been around millions of years longer than flowering plants – they must be doing something right! Even though they don’t have…

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