May 26, 2019

 As summer is beginning, it might be nice to take a moment to reflect on two sentinels that stand in Mountain Way Common sharing their life view with us. These two trees came from different backgrounds, typically live in different areas, and clearly, are unique from ea...

April 15, 2019

Well, it was not a bald eagle, it was an Eagle Scout! just recongized the efforts that Matthew Keagle has put into Mountain Way Common through his work supported by Trees Atlanta and the National Environmental Education Foundation. Isadora Pennington inter...

March 11, 2019

Only nature could make those color combinations turn into GREEN! The trees in the picture were marked for planting by Trees Atlanta staff and will become a beautiful grove at the edge of Little Nancy Creek. The Yellow dots are Black Willow trees which are often used to...

March 5, 2019

Richard Louv, author of the Nature Principal, argues that we’re collectively suffering from “nature-deficit disorder,” which hurts us mentally, physically, and even spiritually.  In a recent Harvard Business Review Article,  by Emma Seppälä and Joha...

February 12, 2019

On February 16th, a new chapter opens in MWC.  Volunteers working with Matthew Keagle on his Hornaday Project will jump over the creek and begin work to create an entrance to the park on Mountain Way Common.  This area has been largely untouched by volunteers or goats...

February 4, 2019

While it looked like a pile of rubble on the side of Mountain Way, the stack of bricks revealed a bit of Atlanta history.  One of the bricks in the pile that was recently moved as part of a Boy Scout work project was stamped B. Mifflin Hood Brick Company.  This firm bu...

January 18, 2019

Mountain Way Common is a new recipient of a NEEF Everyday Grant (National Environmental Education Foundation).  The $3,000 grant was submitted in order to have funds to complete the Trees Atlanta reforestation project that Matthew Keagle, Eagle Scout from Troop 370, st...

December 9, 2018

Certain dates stand out in your memory.  Today, December 8th should be one of them for North Buckhead residents.  On December 8, 2018 --- 43 native hardwood trees were reintroduced to Mountain Way Common.  An area clear cut to build GA 400 will now be an urban forest l...

October 9, 2018

Mountain Way Common is a bright spot in my world.  As the wind blows through the trees, a sense of place flows over me.  It takes me from hurried experiences into a calm space where the sounds of Little Nancy Creek mix with the humm of cars on the bridge far in the dis...

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