Hikes

Learning Hemlocks with Stacie 7.10.21

photo by Stacie James Date: Saturday, July 10, 2021Time: 10:00 – 4 pmLeader(s): Stacie James, Program CoordinatorPartners making it possible: UNG Environmental Leadership CenterLocation: Hemlock Falls Trail at Moccasin Creek State Park, Rabun County Outing Description:Educational hike along the beautiful and easy strolling trail at Hemlock Falls. We’ll learn about the history of the woolly adelgid, an invasive species […]

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Outings and Events

Paddle Lake Russell with Jim Kathy and Michelle 7.11.21

Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021Time: 10:00 – 3 pmLeader(s): Jim Sullivan, Michelle Stephens, Kathy StegeLocation: Lake Russell Mt Airy Outing Description:paddle/picnic/swim Lake Russell Meeting Place Directions:Lake Russell boat ramp. On U.S. 123 East of Cornelia, near the Mt. Airy, Georgia railroad bridge, turn onto the Lake Russell Recreation Area access road. Drive about 2.5 miles, continue straight keeping lake […]

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Hikes

Benton MacKaye Trail with Ken 7.16.21

Photo by Joy Forehand Date: Friday, July 16, 2021Time: 9 am – 3:30 pmLeader(s): Ken Cissna, BMTA President and Andrew Linker, GAFW Outreach CoordinatorPartners making it possible: Benton MacKaye Trail Association (BMTA)Location: Gilmer County: Hudson Gap to Fowler Mtn and back Outing Description:Hike the Benton MacKaye Trail from Hudson Gap to Fowler Mtn and back. Meeting Place Directions:Cherry Log […]

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High Shoals Falls area with Jess 7.8.21

Photo by Jess Riddle Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021Time: 10:00 – 5 pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, GAFW Executive DirectorLocation: High Shoals Falls area, north of Helen but in Towns County PLEASE NOTE: This Outing was originally scheduled for Friday 7.9.21 and is now Thursday 7.8.21 Please re-register if you would like to attend this new date of Thursday 7.8.21 Apologies […]

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Hikes

High Shoals Falls with Jess 7.8.21

Photo by Jess Riddle Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021Time: 10:00 – 5 pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, GAFW Executive DirectorLocation: High Shoals Falls area, north of Helen but in Towns County PLEASE NOTE: This Outing was originally scheduled for Friday 7.9.21 and is now Thursday 7.8.21 Please re-register if you would like to attend this new date of Thursday 7.8.21 Apologies […]

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Advocacy

Clean Mountain Streams 7.2.21

The streams of the southern Appalachians are a major recreation resource, are home to amazing species, and host some of the greatest diversity anywhere in the world. Georgia ForestWatch works to protect streams from sediment and herbicides during Forest Service timber projects, but streams are also threatened by ongoing issues/chronic sources of sediment.  Join us as […]

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Hikes

Bartram 6 Wilson Gap to GA/NC Border 6.15.21

Photo by Melanie Vickers Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021Time: 9:00 – 4 pmLeader(s): Brent Martin, Melanie Vickers, Michelle StephensPartners making it possible: Blue Ridge Bartram Trail ConservancyLocation: Wilson Gap to GA/NC Border Outing Description:Join us on the last leg of our Bartram Challenge. We’ll begin the hike at the GA/NC border (Hale Ridge Rd.) and hike ~9.5 miles to Wilson […]

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Advocacy
Outings and Events

Workday! Sediment survey with Jess 6.18.21

Date: Friday, June 18, 2021Time: 10-5pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, GAFW Executive DirectorLocation: Cashes Valley Road, Gilmer County Outing Description: Fightingtown Creek springs out of the Mountain Roadless Area, and before emptying into the Ocoee River, grows into a large stream enjoyed by paddlers and tubers.  Along the way, it supports diverse aquatic life and flows through mature […]

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Stream Ecology with Becca 6.29.21

Left photo credit: Cecil Sanders Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021Time: 10 – 2 pmLeader(s): Becca Risser, SRWA Executive DirectorPartners making it possible: Soque River Watershed AssociationLocation: Raper Creek, Soque Watershed, Habersham County Outing Description:Join us for a walk in Raper Creek–really, IN the creek–to learn more about the Soque Watershed and the other precious rivers and streams in north Georgia. […]

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Advocacy

Clean Mountain Streams 6.4.21

The streams of the southern Appalachians are a major recreation resource, are home to amazing species, and host some of the greatest diversity anywhere in the world. Georgia ForestWatch works to protect streams from sediment and herbicides during Forest Service timber projects, but streams are also threatened by ongoing issues/chronic sources of sediment.  Join us as […]

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