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Wildlife Festival at Elachee 2022

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August 12, 2022

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Meet Creatures Great and Small

Elachee has transformed its annual Snake Day festival to also celebrate other native and exotic wildlife. During this family-friendly experience you can touch a snake, enjoy exciting reptile and raptor demonstrations, and participate in related activities. Give plenty of hugs at a petting zoo and scale new heights with guided tree climbing. Meet herpetology, birding and ecology experts. Partake in sweet and savory festival fare, and more!

Things to Do

Live Animal Interactions and Nature Adventures

AWARE Wildlife Center – rehabilitated wildlife
Chattahoochee Nature Center – touch table
Elachee Live Animal Exhibit – bee hives, Great Horned Owl, curated animal habitats with reptiles and more!
Georgia Mountain Falconry – birds of prey
Georgia Reptile Society – snakes
GaDNR Wildlife Resources Division – snakes, other wildlife
Lozano Farms Mobile Petting Zoo
New Urban Forestry – tree climbing
Sandy Creek Nature Center – reptiles and activities
Scalebrations – snakes
Chris and Tom Smith – herpetology enthusiasts

Guest Ecology/Conservation Experts

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper – water conservation
Georgia Forestry Commission – conservation organization
Georgia Forest Watch – conservation organization
Monarchs Across Georgia – conservation organization
Sierra Club – conservation organization
Soque River Watershed Association – conservation organization

Entertainment and Food

Hall County Library – library card sign-up and giveaways
One Man Band – David Court
Frozen Frenzee – shaved ice
Hot Dog Ninja – gourmet hot dog lunches

Date: September 10, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Elachee Nature Science Center - 2125 Elachee Drive Gainesville, GA 30504

Admission: 

Pay at the Gate

General Admission: $10 per person (ages 2 and older)
Elachee Members: $5 per person (ages 2 and older)

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