Foothills Collaboration

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

by Jim Walker & David Govus : District Leaders For those of us who have participated in the Foothills Landscape Community Collaboration, it has been a long road, and the process at times seems interminable. It began with a Collaborative Learning Workshop in June 2016, followed by Community Conversations in five different locations in October ...

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Summer Forest News

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Click here to read our latest issue of Forest News. From the Director (p. 2); ForestWatch Retreat (p.2); Invasive Species Profile: Japanese Meadowsweet (p. 3); Supporting the Work of Georgia ForestWatch (p. 4); In the Valley of the Giants (p. 5); Foothills Collaboration (p. 6); The Chattooga River Watershed: A Georgia’s Mountain Treasure (p. 10); ...

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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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