Activities Include:

Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Mobile VR Lab
STEAM Lab, Naturalist Center
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Explore real-life working forests with the help of virtual reality.

Smokey Bear
Great Hall, Lower Level
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Meet and take pictures with Smokey Bear as he makes pop-up appearances throughout the day.

Georgia Forestry Commission Fire Team
Dinosaur Plaza
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Get up close with real wildfire fighting equipment and even meet wildfire fighters from the Georgia Forestry Commission.

Warnell Drone Lab 
Great Hall, Lower Level 
10 a.m. – 1 p.m., periodic demonstrations

Did you know that we use drones in forestry? Come find out how and see our drones in action. Presented by the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. 

Tree Climbing with Arborguard
Highline Trace, WildWoods
10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

Come see a professional arborist demonstrate the safe and effective way they ascend into a canopy of trees reaching up to 160-feet tall in WildWoods. 

Nature Walks with EcoLogic
Meet at the Treepod, WildWoods
Nature walks - 11:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m.

EcoLogic is a habitat rehabilitation company that uses nature-based solutions to restore local biodiversity. Join them for a guided walk in WildWoods and get the chance to view the native habitat and explore forest artifacts.

Gopher Tortoise Encounter with the Chattahoochee Nature Center
Great Hall, Lower Level
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

See a live gopher tortoise and learn more from a Chattahoochee Nature Center naturalist about the forest habitat it depends on.

Georgia Audubon Society
Isdell Wildlife Preserve, WildWoods
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Visit the Georgia Audubon Society to learn some basic bird identification as well as all the ways we can help our native birds, everyday.

Project Learning Tree
Great Hall, Lower Level
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Come see how teachers can use games and hands-on learning activities in the classroom to teach about how nature uses math, reading and more.