25 Years of Nature

For 25 years, the Dunwoody Nature Center has been a feather in Dunwoody’s cap. Built by volunteers in the mid-1970s, the Nature Center has since grown to feature several camps, education programs, and events on which the Dunwoody community thrives. The Dunwoody Nature Center plans to celebrate its Silver Jubilee with 25 small, custom celebrations, due to last the entirety…

​Teaching All Ages to Be Responsible Guardians of the Earth

As we celebrate Earth Day, our thoughts naturally turn to the environment and what we can do to protect and preserve it. At the MJCCA, we live the Jewish value of ‘Shomrei Adamah,’ to be Guardians of the Earth, and we are always looking for opportunities to inspire, teach, and encourage participants of all ages to be responsible stewards of…

Milkweed is More Than Just A Pretty Weed

Every year 100 million monarch butterflies make an extraordinary journey, some of them traveling all the way from Canada to the Transvolcanic Mountains in Mexico, where they spend the winter. However, these major pollinators in American gardens, fields and farms and a critical element in our food supply are disappearing and could soon become an endangered species. In the last…