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Sautee Nacoochee Center

April 23, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Earth Day at SNCA!

Sautee Nacoochee Center

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Event Summary

The Sautee Nacoochee Center in Sautee, GA presents Earth Day at SNCA!, a day dedicated to celebrating and learning how to protect our shared environmental heritage.
On Saturday, April 23, the Environmental Heritage Committee of the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association invites everyone to bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the afternoon learning about and celebrating ways of being earth friendly.
The day starts with a native plant sale from 10 AM – noon that will include a dozen species of ferns native to our area and over a dozen wildflowers. A plant list is available at snca.org.
For those curious about certification for organic or regenerative farming, Zach West from Rodale Institute will provide a presentation from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
From 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. the SNC campus will be alive with music, displays, and hands-on activities for adults and children. Local environmental organizations and proprietors of earth-friendly products will be on hand to talk with folks. Electric vehicles, solar panels, BEE-HAVIN – a space where children can enjoy activities and learn more about pollinators – will provide opportunities for exploration and learning. Lunch items utilizing locally sourced products will be served (while supplies last!).
Dr. Jim Smoot, retired director of NASA´s Earth Science Office in Huntsville, Alabama will share concrete ways to reduce our carbon footprint.
Musicians Joanne Sweeney and Lisa Deaton will perform on the outdoor stage. From 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Ryan Little Eagle, singer, songwriter and Cultural Educator, will wrap things up with his award-winning music and words from an indigenous perspective.
For more information about Earth Day at SNCA! or about the Environmental Heritage Committee, contact Johnna Tuttle, Manager, Environmental Heritage Program, 706-878-3300, jtuttle@snca.org.
Located at 283 Hwy 255 N in Sautee, the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association is a member-based organization serving White and Habersham Counties and all of northeast Georgia. Its mission is to value and nurture individual creativity, along with the historical, cultural and environmental resources of the Sautee and Nacoochee Valleys and surrounding area. For more information, visit www.ittee has been formed. Earth Day at SNCA! is the committee’s first public project.snca.org or call 706-878-3300.