Upcoming Events



Earth Day 2017

Earth Day 2017 was held at Cane Creek Community Gardens at McClellan on April 17th and 18th.    Over 800 4th graders from around the County visited the Gardens over the 2 day period.  They spent their day of learning about environmental issues that affect their lives.

Many thanks to our sponsors, staff and volunteers for their help.

Longleaf Botanical Gardens Third Thursdays

camellia blossom

To reserve your spot, call Anniston Museum of Natural History at 256. 237-6766. Reservations are required. Cost is $5.00 per person or free to members. Payment is to be made at the time of registration and may be made by cash, check (made payable to Longleaf Botanical Gardens and earmarked for educational programs) or charge card in person or by phone).

For information on upcoming “Third Thursday” programs, as well as other Longleaf events, check out LONGLEAF BOTANICAL GARDENS on Facebook.

2017 Lunch and Learn Series

bee on cosmos

Lunch and Learn is a series of FREE gardening programs sponsored by the Calhoun County Commission and Calhoun County Master Gardeners.  Held the 4th Wednesday of each month, noon-1pm at Cane Creek Community Gardens, 77 Justice Avenue, McClellan.  Bring your lunch (and a friend!!) and learn with us!

 

Aug 23rd   Inviting Good Insects Into Your Garden       Speaker:  Dani Carroll, ACES

Sept 27th   “T” is for Tropical        Speaker:  Hayes Jackson, ACES

 

*Dates and/speakers subject to change.  Contact the Calhoun County Extension Office 256-237-1621 to confirm.

Alabama Master Naturalist Program

egret standing on driftwood in a wetland area

The Alabama Master Naturalist program is a new statewide program whose goal is to help promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Alabama’s natural world among Alabama’s citizens and visitors. In addition, the AMN program will also develop a statewide corps of well-informed volunteers providing education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities.

Learn more about how you can participate today!