• Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw Mountain

    National Battlefield Park Georgia

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  • Increased Traffic Expected June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014

    Local residents and commuters should expect increased traffic around Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in relation to the 150th Anniversary programming in the park. More »

  • Parking Lot Closures June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014

    Several parking lots including the Visitor Center, the Mountain Top, and the Cheatham Hill parking lots will be closed to visitors June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014. More »

Student Conservation Grants Available for High School Students

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Date: December 13, 2011

Environmental solutions for the future can begin with you!

Whether you're in a city, rural area or a suburb, wildlife is all around you. In many places, that wildlife faces challenges. If you're a high school student with a creative idea for conserving and protecting wildlife, Planet Connect is offering grants of $1,000 to implement a project in your local school or community. In addition, all grantees will receive funding to participate in a local summer internship focused on wildlife conservation or natural resources.

Here's your chance to make a difference!Apply for a national Planet Connect Youth Engagement Grant today! Visit http://planetconnect.org/2012wcgrants to learn more and to watch the grant promo video.

Need some help brainstorming project ideas? Check out the grant projects and internship summaries from the 2011 student grantees here: http://planetconnect.org/2011grantwinners

Apply by February 1, 2012!

Did You Know?

On a beautiful fall day, the colors of the trees make the deadliest part of Kennesaw Mountain battle look serene.

In the spring and summer of 1864, some of the most important events to affect the outcome of the Civil War occurred in North Georgia. Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield commemorates these events, as well as preserving the battleground of Kennesaw Mountain. The Mountain's history precedes the Civil War.