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Fernbank Forest: Designed by Nature Presentation & Panel Discussion

Fernbank Forest: Designed by Nature Presentation & Panel Discussion

Sunday, October 1, 2017, from 4:30pm to 6pm

Peter Essick, National Geographic Photographer, Eli Dickerson, Fernbank Museum Ecologist and Bob Yellowlees, Lumiere Gallery

Fernbank Forest is an ecological island surrounded by an urban expanse of nearly 6 million people. This forest in the city serves as a refuge for a diverse array of flora and fauna, including 64 native tree species, 150 bird species (both permanent and migratory) and 52 species of amphibians, mammals, reptiles and fish.

Join National Geographic photographer Peter Essick and Fernbank ecologist Eli Dickerson as they discuss the Museum’s ongoing restoration efforts and the two-year project documenting the diversity of life in Fernbank Forest. This presentation and panel discussion will be moderated by Bob Yellowlees, owner of Lumiere gallery.  

Cost: Free, but reservations are required at 404.929.6400.* Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Presented in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography.

*Presentation tickets do not include Museum or Giant Screen Theater admission. Reserved tickets will be available for pick up at the Museum’s Box Office.