Welcome to the Dunwoody Nature Center

22nd Annual Butterfly Festival
Saturday, August 15th, 2015

This year’s event will feature two enormous Butterfly tents - each filled with hundreds of live butterflies. Join us for a day of great activities including a Birds of Prey show, live animal encounters, games, educational booths, crafts, music, food and drinks. Early member preview begins at 9:00 a.m. with general admission starting at 10:00 a.m. 

Learn more at our Butterfly Festival website 


The Milkweed Project

The Nature Center is embarking on a major initiative to help protect the monarch butterfly and raise awareness of the troubling decline of the population. We will be rolling out our program in the coming weeks, leading into Monarchs & Margaritas, and have some great programs already in place. Below, is a full synopsis of the issue, what can be done, and what the Nature Center proposes to do. As you’ll see from the materials below, there is a simple, elegant solution to the problem.

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