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    with Maureen Donohue and Sue Harmon
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    Georgia ForestWatch Fall Retreat and Annual Membership Meeting

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Our Mission

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.

ForestWatch Successes and Campaigns in 2016

ForestWatch Successes and Campaigns in 2016

by David Govus : District Leader and Board Member As our planet continues to hurtle around the sun and the vernal equinox has come and gone, it is a good time to look back on what Georgia ForestWatch has been up to in the past year or so and what success we have enjoyed. Roads, ...

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Long Mountain: A Georgia’s Mountain Treasure

Long Mountain: A Georgia’s Mountain Treasure

by Jess Riddle : Forest Ecologist One of the beauties inherent in having access to large areas of public land is the potential for discovery – uncovering places and things Google doesn’t know about. You can take your map and compass and keep finding out what’s just over the next ridge until you run out ...

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Spring Forest News

Spring Forest News

Click here to read our latest issue of Forest News. Wild & Woolly Forest Festival (p. 2); Upcoming Outings (p. 3); Long Mountain: A Georgia’s Mountain Treasure (p. 4); ForestWatch Successes and Campaigns in 2016 (p. 5); The Other Illegal Immigration: Invasive Species in the National Forests (p. 6); Welcome New Members! (p. 7); Around ...

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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 & Maureen Donohue

    Saturday, July 29th:  Naturalist’s Stroll
    For a complete list of outings & events, click here.

    – with Sue Harmon & Maureen Donohue
  • Save the Date

    Saturday, October 7th: ForestWatch Fall Retreat & Annual Membership Meeting
    For a complete list of outings & events, click here.

    Save the Date
  • – with the US Forest Service

    Saturday, August 5th: Snorkeling the Conasauga River
    For a complete list of outings & events, click here.

    – with the US Forest Service
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