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Fernbank: Science Center Photos and a Note on Fernbank Material in DHC Archives

In response to a comment asking for some images of the Science Center, to recognize that it was another wonderful learning environment made possible because of Emily Harrison’s vision, here are the images that the DeKalb History Center has on hand.  720 more words

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Fernbank: a Forest in the City

Emily Harrison once wrote to her parents, “These heartstrings of ours have a curious way of getting tangled up in things: particularly trees and rocks and hill slopes…but gradually I had come to feel that Fernbank was too big and too beautiful for family[‘s] consumption…The best thing to do with it would be to put it into the lives of children…” 429 more words

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day 3 empathy

Empathy

Today’s museum visits were to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, and the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Empathy was my word of the day; my lens to view museum experiences through. 634 more words

Amphibian Surveying in Fernbank Forest

Fernbank Museum scientists have been participating in the Metro Atlanta Amphibian Monitoring Program, hosted by the Atlanta Botanical Garden. This program is meant to gather a baseline and monitor amphibian populations throughout the Metro Atlanta area as a long term study of wetland health and to identify areas in need of restoration. 48 more words

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Archaeology Month at Fernbank

May is Archaeology Month at Fernbank Museum!

Our celebration of archaeology is inspired by Georgia’s Archaeology Awareness Month, held each May to create awareness about the Georgia’s archaeological heritage. 187 more words

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