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*FREE FAMILY EVENT*

2010 Georgia Jr. Duck Stamp
Art Exhibit

Nature scavenger hunt

Bird Walk

"Be Out There" Webcast

Privet Pile-up

GET OUTDOORS

with the

Georgia Wildlife Federation



Saturday, April 10

8:00am – 3:00pm



Alcovy Conservation Center

11600 Hazelbrand Road, Covington, GA  30014





The Georgia Wildlife Federation welcomes you and your family to stroll the
trails, boardwalks, and gardens at the Alcovy Conservation Center in
Covington.

*8:00AM – 3:00PM*

*TRAILS, BOARDWALKS, AND GARDENS:* Bring your binoculars and introduce your
kids to birding. Practice your nature photography skills or give nature
journaling a try. Particpate in a family scavenger hunt.



*ART EXHIBIT:* First public display of the 2010 Georgia Jr. Duck Stamp
winners.



*CAMP CHARLIE:* Learn more about this new overnight camping program at the
Alcovy Conservation Center.



*BIRD VIEWING WINDOW:* See the brand new bird viewing window and learn more
about plans to create wildlife habitat at the Alcovy Conservation Center.

*8:00AM*

*BIRD WALK*: Naturalist led bird walk through various habitats in and around
the Alcovy River swamp. Meet under pavilion at 7:45.

*11:00AM – 1:00PM*

*LUNCH AT MOM AND POP’S*: Hotdogs, hamburgers and snacks available.  All
proceeds benefit local Jr. Bass Busters.

*12:00PM – 1:30PM*

*BE OUT THERE: A NATIONAL SUMMIT ON CHILDREN AND THE OUTDOORS*
Hosted by the National Wildlife Federation, this webcast will address the
educational and health problems resulting from children’s declining contact
with nature.

*2:00PM*

*PRIVET PILE-UP*: Join other GWF volunteers as they continue efforts to rid
the property of Chinese privet. Meet at the amphitheatre at 1:45. Bring your
gloves.

 We'll be there rain or shine. Hope you will come out to enjoy Georgia's
great outdoors.



Pre-register and receive a free copy of the *Georgia Wildlife Viewing Guide*.




For questions or to pre-register for this free family event, contact
[log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> or 770-787-7887 (M-F, 8am-5pm).



Directions from Atlanta: Take I-20 East past the exits for Covington to
Hazelbrand Road/GA 142, Exit #93.  Turn left off the exit ramp.  Cross back
over the Interstate and turn right onto Hazelbrand Road (at the intersection
with Home Depot).  Travel approximately 1.5 miles.  Cross over the Cornish
Creek Bridge and follow signs to parking.





Sponsored by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
and the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program.



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