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April 2019

Spring Migration Hike

April 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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Join us as we observe our spring migrants and bird breeding behavior around the park. We will meet at the Visitor’s Parking lot at front of the park. This event is led by Phinizy staff and Audubon’s field trip leader, Lois Stacey. $5 charge, please register below and bring your registration fee the day of. Register online below or by calling 706-396-1428

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August 2019

Summer Wading Bird Guided Drive

August 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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Phinizy is offering a Wading Bird Drive through the constructed wetlands. We will carpool and head out in search of wading birds: egrets, herons, night-herons, storks, and ibis. We will also be looking for shorebirds and any other bird that flies our way. Why do this in the dog days of August? Wading birds can be really confusing at this time of year due to all the immature birds. Little Blue Herons can look like Snowy Egrets and Black-crowned Night-Herons…

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Puddle Ducks: Kids & Caregivers Club

August 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 10, 2019 @ 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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 706-396-7707 or email ruth.mead@phinizycenter.org. If you have already registered but need to cancel your reservation, please call us.

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Great Georgia Pollinator Census at Phinizy

August 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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Georgians of all ages from all over the state will join efforts to document our pollinators. Won't you join us? Phinizy Swamp Nature Park is proud to be hosting a pollinator count as part of the first ever Great Georgia Pollinator Census! The Great Georgia Pollinator Census is a historical initiative where Georgians will record the numbers and types of pollinators that populate our state during late summer. Come out to the swamp to help us count our lovely, buzzy pollinators. Meet…

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September 2019

Fall Migration Hike

September 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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Enjoy a crisp fall morning on a hunt for migrating birds. We will also delight in lingering summer residents and arriving winter residents. Fall can be an exciting time for birding. Come join the fun! We will meet at the Visitor’s Parking lot at the front of the park. This event is led by Phinizy staff and Audubon’s field trip leader, Lois Stacey. $5 charge, please register below and bring your registration fee the day of. Register online below or…

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November 2019

River’s Alive Cleanup

November 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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Georgia's 70,150 miles of streams and rivers need your help! Our waterways provide us with fresh drinking water, great recreational opportunities like canoeing and fishing, and they serve as a pleasant respite from our busy day to day lives. This is your opportunity to help protect one of our most precious resources...water! October 19th has been canceled due to inclement weather. November 16th is our rescheduled Annual River’s Alive cleanup. Join our team as we clear the trash out of…

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January 2020

Swamp Saturday Hike

January 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until March 8, 2020

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 early to sign in and pay. You must pre-register for this program and…

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Full Moon Hike

January 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$10

$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. No…

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Children’s Hike with Story Time

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until March 15, 2020

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 and pay. You must pre-register for this program and bring your payment to the event. We need…

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Waterfowl Guided Drive

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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Join us as we go on a search for our wet winter visitors. Since the ducks seem to hide in the far wetland cells, we will carpool through the constructed wetlands to find them. Come experience the wonder of our Dabblers and Divers. We will meet at the Visitor’s Parking lot at front of the park. This event is led by Phinizy staff and Audubon’s field trip leader, Lois Stacey. $5 charge, please pre-register below and bring your registration fee…

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