Nature in bloom at Newman Wetlands Center

A number of flowers are blooming at the Newman Wetlands Center. (Courtesy of Heather Middleton)

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A number of flowers are blooming at the Newman Wetlands Center. (Courtesy of Heather Middleton)

From buzzing bees, singing birds and flowers unfurling, Newman Wetlands Center is coming to life.

The wetlands area gives residents an opportunity to immerse themselves in nature via the half-mile trail and Learning Center. The center offers numerous exhibits from rocks to animals.

A picnic pavilion offers a place to rest and enjoy a meal. However, no grills, balloons or plastic decor is permitted.

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The half-mile trail at Newman Wetlands Center offers a sun-dappled walk winding through the center. Visit henryherald.com to listen to the sounds of the wetlands center. (Courtesy of Heather Middleton)

Credit: Heather Middleton

The half-mile trail at Newman Wetlands Center offers a sun-dappled walk winding through the center. Visit henryherald.com to listen to the sounds of the wetlands center. (Courtesy of Heather Middleton)

Credit: Heather Middleton

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The half-mile trail at Newman Wetlands Center offers a sun-dappled walk winding through the center. Visit henryherald.com to listen to the sounds of the wetlands center. (Courtesy of Heather Middleton)

Credit: Heather Middleton

Credit: Heather Middleton

Admission and parking to the wetlands center are free. Tours are available, but must be scheduled by calling 770-603-5606.

Trail hours are Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gates close at 4:30 p.m.

The Clayton County Water Authority’s Newman Wetlands Center is located at 2755 Freeman Road in Hampton.

For more information, visit www.ccwa.us/newman-wetlands-center/.


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Credit: Henry Herald

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