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Your Backyard Wildlife

Come visit live reptiles and birds of prey from the Cochran Mill Nature Center. Using bio-facts and live animal encounters, our naturalists will inform you about the special characteristics of reptiles, many living right in your own backyards! Attendees will learn the difference between venomous and non-venomous snakes and what to do if you see a reptile in the wild.

Ages: All Welcome     Materials: None needed, except your sense of adventure!

About the teacher: Maribeth Wansley is the President of the Board of the Cochran Mill Nature Center. She and her husband, Ted, are dedicated to encouraging community awareness and environmental stewardship.

The Nature Center's vision is to be the dynamic resource center for outstanding environmental education and wildlife rehabilitation, serving our diverse communities within the Atlanta Southern Crescent region. CMNC will also be recognized for providing fun, flexible, thought-provoking programs and exhibits. Come visit our website at