As part of our mission to inspire the love of nature, the Dunwoody Nature Center offers a variety of adult education programs about the natural world and our place in it.
All nature enthusiasts and book worms are invited to join our new Nature Lovers Book Club. Members will select the books and both fiction and non-fiction will be read. Nature Lovers Book Club takes place on the third Monday of each month. See what we’re reading this month!
On April 8th at 10am, DNC will host Trecia Neal as she discusses the decline of birds and what homeowners can do to help! In this informative and interactive educational talk participants will learn how to garden to attract birds and other wildlife!
Join us once a month for outdoor yoga classes! Yoga Instructor Jesse will lead relaxing and immersive yoga classes at our historic outdoor fireplace. Bring your own mat – all experience levels welcome!
Tai Chi is a series of gentle physical exercises and stretches. It is sometimes described as meditation in motion; it promotes serenity through gentle movements, connecting the mind and body. Taught with relatively slow movements, Tai Chi provides a safe, gradual way of improving flexibility and range of motion.
Complete a Bob Ross landscape painting in just one class…even if you have never painted before! That’s the magic of the techniques used by Bob Ross in his popular TV series, the Joy of Painting®. Bob Ross Certified Instructor Jeremy Rogers walks you through step by step how to paint a stunning Bob Ross landscape.
Join Robin Hancock, Certified Forest Therapy Guide, for a 2.5 – 3 hour session on the trails rain or shine. Forest Bathing is a practice based on the Japanese shinrin-yoku and provides participants with an opportunity to connect with nature on a deeper level. This relaxing yet intense experience aims to bring healing through connection to nature and trees.
Join the Dunwoody Beekeeping Club the first Tuesday of each month for a program, followed by a question and answer session with the ability to meet and learn from other local beekeepers. In addition, we offer several opportunities throughout the year for everyone to observe the hives!
Dunwoody Nature Center is a great spot for birding in the Atlanta area throughout all four seasons! Join Master Birder Rose Guerra as she guides you through the Nature Center trails and help you to identify the birds present at this time of year. This program is great for beginners and experienced birders alike!
Sharon Weiss, award-winning artist and longtime Spruill Arts instructor, will be leading a Plein Air sketching session at the Dunwoody Nature Center. Learn about composition, light, color and pattern as you have fun exploring a natural setting.
These walks are a great way to learn more about resident and migratory birds, as well as connect with other birders in the area.
Corporate Team Building and
Adult Educational Programs
Want to add something extra to your work volunteer day, meeting, or corporate retreat? Our team building hikes offer fun, interactive programming highly customizable to the needs of your group! With challenges, scavenger hunts, or just a guided nature walk, we can ensure that your group has a memorable and bonding experience.
Garden Tea Making Workshops
Join Master Naturalist and Herbalist Katie Hendrickson for a fun and educational workshop where you will create fresh garden teas prepared with heirloom ingredients and local Dunwoody honey. This workshop for adults is served in a vintage friendship tea party setting. Future dates TBD.