Spring Forest News

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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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Fire and no rain

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

by Jess Riddle : Forest Ecologist In northern Georgia this past fall, fires were never far from mind. Some days the reminder was the subtle hint of smoke in the air when you opened your door in the morning. Other days it was a thick pall of smoke that dulled the sun and chased people ...

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Kelly Ridge Roadless Area

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

by Jess Riddle : Forest Ecologist Each spring, wildflowers erupt in profusion from the spongy floor of Ramp Cove – trilliums, violets, Dutchman’s breeches. And each spring, groups of a half dozen or more hikers trek up into the cove. They follow a path maintained by nothing more than the footsteps of those that came ...

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