Ecology of the Urban Forest: Constitution Lakes

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September 10, 2017 @ 9:30 am
September 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Ecology of the Urban Forest: Constitution Lakes

Tour Leader:

Christie Bryant, ISA Certified Arborist, Gunnison Tree Specialists

Sunday, September 10th

9:30am – 11:00am

Constitution Lakes Trailhead

1305 S River Industrial Blvd SE, Atlanta, GA 30315

Due to the popularity of this event, you MUST register to participate. 

Suggested donation of $5 to support Trees Atlanta’s education and urban tree planting programs.  


Join us for a tour of Constitution Lakes and the Doll’s Head Trail, guided by ISA certified arborist, Christie Bryant, of Gunnison Tree Specialists. Walk the trails of this unique landscape and see the natural beauty for yourself!

Constitution Lakes is a nature preserve created where local clay once was manufactured into bricks; in its current form, it is quickly becoming a haven for birdwatchers. 

– Parking lot access road is located near the intersection of Moreland Ave and S River Industrial Blvd near the Rush Truck Center.
– Park in the Constitution Lakes trailhead parking lot.
– If possible, carpool with others.

– Terrain is easy (including some boardwalks) to moderate (Doll’s Head Trail).
– Consider any health issues that may prevent you from keeping pace with the group before attending.
– Some paths may be muddy and slippery, exercise caution.
– Dress appropriately: No open toe shoes, boots with tread are best. Long pants are better than shorts.
– Be prepared for heat and sun exposure, sunscreen is highly recommended.
– Bug spray is recommended, and be sure to check for ticks after the hike.
– Bring personal drinking water and snacks to keep yourself hydrated and nourished for the duration of the hike.