Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Blue Heron Nature Preserve is a 30-acre haven in the midst of urban north Atlanta. Located off busy Roswell Road, the Preserve serves is home to a variety of wildlife and native plant species, a green space with creek-side trails for people to enjoy, and a center of education and research for all ages to learn more about the natural world that surrounds them.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 6AM - 11PM.

School

The Blue Heron Nature Preserve offers an excellent opportunity for students to discover nature in fun and creative ways. Learners will have the opportunity to start a seed collection, paint a clay pot, and plant seeds. Study creatures like monarch butterflies, honeybees, insects, and worms. Participate in a nest making experience, dissect an owl pellet, and take a scientist’s look at native mushrooms, make a mushroom habitat, and create one from clay. Groups may also exercise their problem solving skills by building a fort. They’ll have so much fun they won’t even realize they’re learning about the land!

supports classroom learning in:
Environmental Studies.

topics covered:
Animals, Hiking, Ecology, Environmental Science, Plants, Outdoor Survival.

contact info
Name: Amy Zvonar.
Email: amyz@bhnp.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

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Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Blue Heron Nature Preserve is a 30-acre haven in the midst of urban north Atlanta. Located off busy Roswell Road, the Preserve serves is home to a variety of wildlife and native plant species, a green space with creek-side trails for people to enjoy, and a center of education and research for all ages to learn more about the natural world that surrounds them.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 6AM - 11PM.

Scouts

The Blue Heron Nature Preserve offers an excellent opportunity for students/scouts to discover nature in fun and creative ways. Learners will have the opportunity to start a seed collection, paint a clay pot, and plant seeds. Study creatures like monarch butterflies, honeybees, insects, and worms. Participate in a nest making experience, dissect an owl pellet, and take a scientist’s look at native mushrooms, make a mushroom habitat, and create one from clay. Groups may also exercise their problem solving skills by building a fort. They’ll have so much fun they won’t even realize they’re learning about the land!

supports scout badges in:
Environmental Science.

topics covered:
Animals, Hiking, Ecology, Environmental Science, Plants, Outdoor Survival.

contact info
Name: Amy Zvonar.
Email: amyz@bhnp.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Blue Heron Nature Preserve is a 30-acre haven in the midst of urban north Atlanta. Located off busy Roswell Road, the Preserve serves is home to a variety of wildlife and native plant species, a green space with creek-side trails for people to enjoy, and a center of education and research for all ages to learn more about the natural world that surrounds them.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 6AM - 11PM.

Camp

The Blue Heron Nature Preserve offers an excellent opportunity for campers to discover nature in fun and creative ways. Learners will have the opportunity to start a seed collection, paint a clay pot, and plant seeds. Study creatures like monarch butterflies, honeybees, insects, and worms. Participate in a nest making experience, dissect an owl pellet, and take a scientist’s look at native mushrooms, make a mushroom habitat, and create one from clay. Groups may also exercise their problem solving skills by building a fort. They’ll have so much fun they won’t even realize they’re learning about the land!

topics covered:
Animals, Hiking, Ecology, Environmental Science, Plants, Outdoor Survival.

contact info
Name: Amy Zvonar.
Email: amyz@bhnp.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Blue Heron Nature Preserve is a 30-acre haven in the midst of urban north Atlanta. Located off busy Roswell Road, the Preserve serves is home to a variety of wildlife and native plant species, a green space with creek-side trails for people to enjoy, and a center of education and research for all ages to learn more about the natural world that surrounds them.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 6AM - 11PM.

Homeschool

The Blue Heron Nature Preserve offers an excellent opportunity for students/scouts to discover nature in fun and creative ways. Learners will have the opportunity to start a seed collection, paint a clay pot, and plant seeds. Study creatures like monarch butterflies, honeybees, insects, and worms. Participate in a nest making experience, dissect an owl pellet, and take a scientist’s look at native mushrooms, make a mushroom habitat, and create one from clay. Groups may also exercise their problem solving skills by building a fort. They’ll have so much fun they won’t even realize they’re learning about the land!

supports classroom learning in:
Environmental Studies.

topics covered:
Animals, Hiking, Ecology, Environmental Science, Plants, Outdoor Survival.

contact info
Name: Amy Zvonar.
Email: amyz@bhnp.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 15:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

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