Migration and Hibernation: How Animals Cope with the Cold

Helen, GA






1:00pm - 2:30pm


Smithgall Woods State Park
61 Tsalaski Trail
Helen, GA 30545
(GPS is not accurate for this address - call for directions)


$3 per person PLUS $5 parking pass per vehicle or a Friends Annual Pass


What do animals do when it gets chilly? Come find out! Learn about the many ways animals deal with cold weather. From migration and brumation, to torpor and hibernation, get the skinny on these complicated terms. Come see what your woodland friends will be up to this Winter. Meet some of our ambassador animals to learn from them. Please wear warm clothing, there may be a short corresponding hike depending on weather conditions.

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