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Refresh with Wonderful Water in August at the Chattahoochee Nature Center

Throughout August we are all about water at the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC)! Water helps keep our ecosystems healthy and helps animals cool off during the summer.

Explore our wet stations in the Nature Exchange to learn about water’s cooling properties. The Nature Exchange is a ‘cool’ place to be, while you explore nature inside the Discovery Center. Trade Up and chill out with the entire family as you explore the fascination of nature with us.

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When it Comes to the Environment There is Only One Choice for the Sixth District

Jon Ossoff (D) vs. Karen Handel (R) Georgia's Sixth Congressional District.

The Sixth Congressional District of Georgia is facing a tough decision approaching the June 20th runoff of Republican candidate Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff. The race to replace former Congressman Tom Price began in April, when Ossoff came a couple percentage points short of 50 percent and a runoff date was declared. If he does gain the percentage needed to win this would be the first time a Democrat represented the sixth district since 1979.

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Southface Elects New Board Member

Nikki Walker joins Southface as Board Member in the continued support of creating a culture of operational excellenceNikki Walker joins Southface as Board Member in the continued support of creating a culture of operational excellence

Southface is pleased to announce that Nikki Walker has joined its Board of Directors, bringing extensive technical and sustainability capabilities, in depth knowledge of policy and more than fifteen years of diverse leadership experience to the organization’s efforts to strive for a more sustainable future.

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Natural Gas Vehicle Road Rally to Visit DeKalb

DeKalb County only Georgia stop on cross-country tour

DeKalb County will host a stop on the Second Annual “From Sea-to-Shining-Sea” Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Road Rally Across America on Monday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m. at the DeKalb County CNG Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30032.

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Rainwater Harvesting System Funded by The Coca-Cola Company

The South Fork Conservancy recently celebrated the installation of an innovative rainwater retention system

The South Fork Conservancy recently celebrated the installation of an innovative rainwater retention system that will feed the Nickel Bottom urban garden, located at DeKalb’s Zonolite Park.

The event honored The Coca-Cola Company, which funded the rainwater system and design of the urban garden through a $25,000 grant to the South Fork Conservancy and its community partners. Guests included representatives from the City of Atlanta’s Office of Sustainability and DeKalb County, who dined at picnic tables alongside the new garden while Coca-Cola officials led a workshop on building rain barrels out of repurposed 55-gallon Coca-Cola syrup barrels.

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