Our mission is to promote sustainable management that leads to naturally diverse and healthy forests and watersheds within the more than 867,510 acres of national forest lands in Georgia; to engage and educate the public to join in this effort; and to promote preservation of this legacy for future generations.
by Jess Riddle : Forest Ecologist This article is part of a recurring series on Georgia’s Mountain Treasures. Mountain treasures are some of the last large wild places in Georgia. But they don’t have permanent protection from road building, logging, and other extractive resource use. We’ve surveyed them to learn more about their special plants, ...
by Robin Hitner: Outgoing Board President You may remember that our Executive Director Mary Topa announced her retirement in the Winter 2018 issue of Forest News. Fortunately for Georgia ForestWatch, she graciously decided to stay on until the Board found a replacement for her. We are now happy to announce a new Executive Director. Donald ...
Georgia ForestWatch Welcomes a New Executive Director (p. 2) Georgia ForestWatch Retreat (p. 3) Around the Forest (p. 4) Johns Mountain: A Georgia Mountain Treasure (p. 6) Update on Sumac Creek Project (p. 7) Little Cedar Mountain and Canada Creek (p. 8) Welcome New Members (p. 10) Invasive Species Profile: Japanese Knotweed (p. 11) Click ...
February 6th & 7th, 2019: Len Foote Hike Inn Evening Program and Old-Growth Hike
For a complete list of outings & events, click here.
Tuesday, January 1st: New Year’s Day Hike + Potluck
For a complete listing of outings & events, click here.– with Sue Harmon & Melanie Vickers
Saturday, December 1st: Dog-friendly Hike on the Appalachian Trail
For a complete list of outings & events, click here.– with Tom Colkett