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August 2019

Summer Wading Bird Guided Drive

August 3 @ 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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Great Georgia Pollinator Census at Phinizy

August 24 @ 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 @ 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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October 2019

Children’s Hike with Story Time

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 15, 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) You must pre-register for this program and bring your payment to the event. We need to know how many people to expect so we know how many leaders we need or if we need to cancel. Thank you! 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 &…

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Phinizy Family Camping – Halloween

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - October 27 @ 12:00 pm
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$45 per Group ($35 per Group for Friends of Phinizy) (A group is up to 6 campers. $7 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 s’mores Games and Activities Indoor Family-Friendly Halloween Movie Pumpkin Carving Tent or Treating Costume Contest Pine Straw Rides Morning nature…

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Spookduckular

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Augusta, GA 30906 United States
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$8 per child Bring your little ones (through age 5) out on October 29th, 10 AM - 11:30 AM, for a costume contest, stories, crafts, and hands-on fun in nature! For more information, call 706-396-1418 or email info@phinizycenter.org. If you have already registered but for some reason should need to cancel your reservation, please call 706-396-1418. To view our privacy and refund policy click here. Register Now

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November 2019

Swamp Saturday Hike

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 8, 2019

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) You must pre-register for this program and bring your payment to the event. We need to know how many people to expect so we know how many leaders we need or if we need to cancel. Thank you! 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…

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Children’s Hike with Story Time

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 15, 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) You must pre-register for this program and bring your payment to the event. We need to know how many people to expect so we know how many leaders we need or if we need to cancel. Thank you! 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 &…

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River’s Alive Cleanup

November 16 @ 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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December 2019

Swamp Saturday Hike

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 8, 2019

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) You must pre-register for this program and bring your payment to the event. We need to know how many people to expect so we know how many leaders we need or if we need to cancel. Thank you! 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…

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