COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, October 1

1 event

Outdoors

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10–11 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Naturalist's Walk

    Take a hike around the property in search of seasonal happenings. Participants are encouraged to bring a camera and binoculars.

Thursday, October 6

1 event

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8:30 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

Thursday, October 13

1 event

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8:30 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

Saturday, October 15

2 events

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.oconeeriversaudubon.org

    Fall Bird Ramble

    Join the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society for a morning bird walk through the gardens. Look and listen for fall migrants. Bring binoculars if possible.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    10 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Salamander and Stream Ecology Ramble

    Find out what salamanders live in town and what habitat conditions they need to survive and thrive. Don't wear insect repellants around these fragile creatures.

Sunday, October 16

1 event

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. $5. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Full Moon Hike

    See the Garden come alive at night. Each hike will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations or nocturnal creatures. Be prepared for a two-mile walk through wooded trails.

Thursday, October 20

1 event

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8:30 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

Saturday, October 22

1 event

Outdoors

  • ACC Landfill

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3512, www.athensclarkecounty.com/recycling

    Vulture Festival 2016

    Join the ACC Recycling Division, Bear Hollow Wildlife Trail and the Oconee Rivers Audobon Society as they celebrate nature's clean-up crew, the vultures!

Thursday, October 27

1 event

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8:30 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.