April 20, 2019 - 9:00am to 6:30pm

Capturing New Memories: Cheaha Earth Day 2019

Date April 20, 2019

 

Here & There Photography Gallery

 

“The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”
-Eleanor Roosevelt
Adventure is an integral part of life! There are adventures waiting for you all over. Look through the rugged scenic lense of a local artist to see thrilling locations Here and There! Local photography artists: Trey Walker, Matt McGuire, and Alex Kiker will display a gallery of photographs that place you in some of the most captivating natural arenas! 
Time: All Day
Location: Cleburne Room (Chaple if Cleburne Room gets booked)

 

Photo Scavenger Hunt


Cheaha is an amazingly unique place! There is history, natural wonder, scenic beauty, and stories all over Cheaha Mountian. Use the clues to see if you can find all of the locations in the Photo Scavenger Hunt.
Time: All Day
Location: Starts at the Mountian Store

 

 

Leave No Trace Hike to the Top of Alabama

Learn about Leave No Trace as you Hike to the tip-top of Alabama. We will be hiking from the Cheaha Park Hotel to Bunker Observation Tower, which is Alabama's highest point (1mile easy hike). This interpretative hike will be led by Mandy Pearson, Cheaha State Park Naturalist. She will teach about plants, animals, Native Americans, the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC), ecosystems, Leave No Trace, and much more. The program is free with gate admission and to overnight guests.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Bigfoot Trail Head (By the Hotel)
 

Framing in a New Story: Photography Composition


"You don't take a photograph, you make it." - Ansel Adams

Have you watched in awe and wonder as a photographer captures a breathtaking moment with the quick snap of a shutter? Composition is the subject matter in a photograph. Join Photographer Trey Walker as he teaches about the elements of composition. He will also give you new skills for framing in a different style of photography.  The class is limited to 25 participants. To register email Mandy.Pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov or call 256 488 5115 ext 2814
Date: April 20, 2019
Fee: $10.00 
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Cleburne Room

Eco-Explorers Nature Journaling


Nature journals have been used for many years!Explorers crossing this land first documented plant, animals, mountains, and rushing rivers in nature journals. Many adventures have been preserved in these precious journals, but a nature journal is so much more. As you look closer to nature, the plant, the animals, a soft blowing wing a babbling brook, warm sunshine, and the glisten of the evening stars, you begin to see the world in a and special way. Slow down and soak in the spectacular treasures and beauty of the natural world all around us. We will develop descriptive techniques, poetry, watercolors, sketching, and nature observations. The class is limited to 10 spaces. To register email Mandy.Pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov or call 256 488 5115 ext 2814

Time: 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM
Location: Bald Rock Boardwalk Trailhead

Here & There Photography Gallery: Meet the Photographers

 

 Trey Walker, Matt McGuire, and Alex Kiker have traveled all over to take these breathtaking photos. Come learn about the story behind the image for the photographers. 
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Cleburne Room (Chaple if Cleburne Room gets booked)

2141 Bunker Loop Delta, AL 35258
Mandy.Pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov
256 488 5115 ext 2814