You’re never too old to learn something new! 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.
Master Naturalist is an adult education course developed in collaboration with the UGA Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources. This ten week course uses a combination of lectures and hands-on learning in the field, covering a variety of nature education subjects including plant identification and foraging, forestry, stream ecology, and more!
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!
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 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!
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.
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!
Join us for a fun and informative lecture on ways that you can bring nature into your yard! This presentation will outline ways that you can make your garden more suitable habitat for wildlife and other pollinators! Presented by Leslie Inman and Vicki Mann.
Sharon Weiss, award-winning artist and longtime Spruill Arts instructor, will be leading art classes at the Dunwoody Nature Center. Learn about composition, light, color and pattern as you have fun exploring a natural setting.
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!
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.
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.