Buckhead’s Blue Heron Nature Preserve celebrated Earth Day on April 27 with everything from open-air painting to a neighborhood block party. The following are some images of those who visited the 30-acre nature preserve and research center at 4055 Roswell Road. For more information, see the Blue Heron website.

Photos by Phil Mosier.

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.