Wetlands & Watershed Festival

Festival patrons learn about rat snakes


On the first Saturday in October, CCWA hosts the Wetlands and Watershed Festival at Newman Wetlands Center to give visitors a chance to enjoy nature while learning about our environment in a fun way. The free festival is a great event for the entire family to see what the center has to offer and to learn about our local watershed.

The festival features a wealth of activities for all ages to enjoy, including environmental exhibits & activities, storytelling, guided trail hikes, live animal exhibits, children’s nature crafts, wetlands scavenger hunt, and more. Many watershed and environmental groups from Georgia and the southeast also participate in the festival.


Family learns about water conservation Learning to use binoculars with Atlanta Audubon Society Taking a tour of the Boardwalk Trail Family participates in storytelling

Enjoy all the comforts
of home - while saving water, energy & money.


Visit our
Wetlands Center

Learn more about the importance of protecting wetlands environments.