December 27, 2018
  • Water Sampling - Nickajack Creek - RSVP required

    December 27, 2018  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Nickajack Park

    This activity requires an RSVP because the date and time are subject to change.
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    Learn how monthly water samples are collected from Nickajack Creek for the Neighborhood Water Watch program administered by the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.

    Optional: Ride along to the Riverkeeper's office in Atlanta to observe water sample procedures and experience the ambiance of the historic Puritan Mill office complex that houses The Riverkeeper.

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January 5, 2019
  • Shoupade Park Privet Pull

    January 5, 2019  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Shoupade Park, 4757-4779 Oakdale Rd, Smyrna, GA 30080, USA

    Winter is the best time to spot invasive Chinese privet bushes because they remain green while surrounding vegetation loses leaves or turns brown. The Friends of Shoupade Park will be targeting privet removal within the Civil War trench area of the park. If you have a pair of small hand pruners, please label with you name and bring them. Other tools will be provided. Appropriate attire includes sturdy shoes, garden gloves, old pants and anything compatible with the weather. If you can help, please send a RSVP to If there is inclement weather, we will send out notice to reschedule.

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