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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.

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ForestWatch NEWS

The latest information about your forests.

Foothills Landscape Project Update

Foothills Landscape Project Update

by Jess Riddle : Forest Ecologist The Foothills Landscape Collaboration remains the 800-pound gorilla in the room. ForestWatch attended all four recent Foothills Community Meetings as well as a canebreak restoration field trip and workshops on roads and water quality. While those and earlier meetings and field trips were about the Forest Service gathering ideas ...

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Grassy Mountain: A Georgia’s Mountain Treasure

Grassy Mountain: A Georgia’s Mountain Treasure

by Jess Riddle : Forest Ecologist If Providence Canyon is Georgia’s Grand Canyon, then Grassy Mountain is the Grand Tetons. High and steep, Grassy Mountain, along with its sister peak to the south, Fort Mountain, provide a constant backdrop to life in Chatsworth. At 3,688 feet elevation, the mountain rises a full 2,800 feet above ...

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Fall Forest News

Fall Forest News

Click here to read our latest issue of Forest News. From the Director (p. 2) Grassy Mountain: A Georgia’s Mountain Treasure (p. 4) Slow Walk at the Warwoman Dell (p. 5) Foothills Landscape Project Update (p. 6) Fall Retreat & Membership Meeting 2017 (p. 8) Around the Forest (p. 10) NEPA and National Forest Collaboration ...

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Outings & Events

Join us on an outing and experience the special places, trails, local flora, birdsong and sweet perfume of these southern Appalachian foothills....

Below are some upcoming opportunities to join us:

  • – with Sue Harmon & Ken Cissna

    Saturday, February 17th:  Winter Hike – Wagon Train Trail & Brasstown Bald
    For a complete list of outings & events, click here.

    – with Sue Harmon & Ken Cissna
  • with Jess Riddle

    Wed & Thurs, February 7 & 8th: Evening Talk + Next Day Old-Growth Hike at Len Foote Hike Inn
    For a complete list of outings & events, click here.

    with Jess Riddle
  • – with Sue Harmon & Brenda Smith

    Monday, January 1st: Rabun Bald Hike & Stekoa Creek Potluck
    For a complete list of outings & events, click here.

    – with Sue Harmon & Brenda Smith
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