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March 2018

Forest Communities Spring Wildflower Course 2018

March 12 @ 8:00 am
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States

Flowers of the Forest General Topics will Include: Natural Forest Habitats such as: Bottomland Hardwood Forest Mixed Hardwood Forest Riverine Forest Deciduous Forest Oak-Hickory Forest Understory Wildflowers Plant Diversity Basic Nomenclature Register Online Now Identification of Trees and Wildflowers using: Leaf Type, Leaf Shape, Leaf Arrangement Flower Type, Flower Symmetry & more! Upcoming Courses Fall 2018 - Foreest Communities: Basic Dendrology Identification using geographic location and tree bark & leaves Winter 2019 - Forest Communities: Winter Dendrology Identification using bark,…

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Full Moon Hikes

March 31 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2018 at 9:00pm

One event on November 23, 2018 at 9:00pm

One event on December 22, 2018 at 9:00pm

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$10 per person ($5 for Friends of Phinizy) From the serenade of tree frogs to the soothing calls of Barred Owls, the sounds of the Swamp come alive at night! Join us as we celebrate a walk in the light of a full moon by taking you on a guided, leisurely hike through the Nature Park trails. Children & adults will enjoy the beauty of the evening. Please wear comfortable closed toe shoes & bring water to drink. Strollers are welcome.…

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April 2018

Swamp Saturday Hike

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$2 per person (free for Friends of Phinizy) Enjoy a guided, leisurely hike through approximately 2.5 miles of nature park trails. Children & adults will enjoy viewing the variety of wildlife and learning about the diverse plant life & importance of urban wetland ecology. Please wear comfortable closed toe shoes & bring water to drink. No dogs, please. We meet at the Visitor Center Swamp Shop.  Please come a little early to sign in and be prepared to show a receipt,…

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Puddle Ducks: Kids & Caregivers Club

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 12, 2018

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$5 per child Bring your little ones (through age 5) out on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10 AM for a great time together with stories, crafts and hands-on fun in nature! For more information, call 706-396-1410 or email info@phinizycenter.org. If you have already registered but for some reason should need to cancel your reservation, please call 706-396-1410.  

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Children’s Hike with Story Time

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 1, 2019

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$2 per child (free for Friends of Phinizy) Bring your children (toddlers to age 8) for a nature hike designed especially for them! They will enjoy a story before or after they spend their time exploring and experiencing nature first-hand.  Please wear comfortable closed toe shoes & bring water to drink. No dogs, please. We meet at the Visitor Center Swamp Shop.  Please come early to sign in. Spaces are limited, so register early! (Accompanying adults are always free!) *Groups, clubs or organizations please…

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Swamp Bike Saturday

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on April 28, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 27, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 9:00am

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$2 per person (Free for Friends of Phinizy) Enjoy a guided, gentle bike ride through approximately 7 miles of wetlands trails. Children & adults will enjoy viewing the variety of wildlife and learning about the diverse plant life & importance of urban wetland ecology. Please bring your own bike, wear comfortable closed-toed shoes & bring water to drink. Helmets are required.  Dogs must be leashed. We leave from the Swamp Shop & Visitor’s Center.  Please come a little early to sign in and be…

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May 2018

Swamp Saturday Hike

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$2 per person (free for Friends of Phinizy) Enjoy a guided, leisurely hike through approximately 2.5 miles of nature park trails. Children & adults will enjoy viewing the variety of wildlife and learning about the diverse plant life & importance of urban wetland ecology. Please wear comfortable closed toe shoes & bring water to drink. No dogs, please. We meet at the Visitor Center Swamp Shop.  Please come a little early to sign in and be prepared to show a receipt,…

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Puddle Ducks: Kids & Caregivers Club

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 12, 2018

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$5 per child Bring your little ones (through age 5) out on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10 AM for a great time together with stories, crafts and hands-on fun in nature! For more information, call 706-396-1410 or email info@phinizycenter.org. If you have already registered but for some reason should need to cancel your reservation, please call 706-396-1410.  

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Children’s Hike with Story Time

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until January 1, 2019

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$2 per child (free for Friends of Phinizy) Bring your children (toddlers to age 8) for a nature hike designed especially for them! They will enjoy a story before or after they spend their time exploring and experiencing nature first-hand.  Please wear comfortable closed toe shoes & bring water to drink. No dogs, please. We meet at the Visitor Center Swamp Shop.  Please come early to sign in. Spaces are limited, so register early! (Accompanying adults are always free!) *Groups, clubs or organizations please…

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Phinizy Family Camping

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - May 20 @ 12:00 pm
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$40 per Group ($30 per Group for Friends of Phinizy) (A group is up to 6 campers. $5 per additional camper per site. Maximum of 12 campers per campsite.)   Camp out under the stars at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park and enjoy an evening of activities, camp fire eats, and more! Family Camping activities include:  Hot dog grill for dinner Campfire with hot chocolate & s’mores Cabela’s games & activities Survival and camp craft skills & demos by former U.S Navy…

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