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Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Plan

Updates: 06.29.2020 public comment deadline02.14.2020 Nantahala and Pisgah Proposed Forest Plan published With a comment deadline of Monday, June 29th, the revised Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Plan is important for two major reasons: It will determine the path of one million acres of forest and streams and the species and towns that depend on them.  The Forest […]

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Southern Appalachian ecosystems

10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23 View in Calendar Executive Director Jess Riddle and Cliff Shaw presented on vulnerable habitats and old-growth forests within our Southern Appalachian ecosystem. WHO: Executive Director Jess Riddle and Cliff ShawHOW: This live Zoom event has past. Check back for recorded segments below. Facebook event

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

WHAT: 6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival hosted by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper During the film festival, Georgia ForestWatch will be premiering a short film on Rabun County Georgia Mountain Treasures! WHEN: Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. All ticket holders will be sent a link where they can access the recorded […]

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The Georgia Enviro Show

If you want some timely, live videos focused on the environmental issues specifically facing Georgia, check out the new Georgia Enviro Show. A weekly series of shows produced by Georgia environmental organizations and hosted by the Dogwood Alliance, the show will focus on forest, climate change, and environmental justice issues. Georgia ForestWatch’s interactive episode will […]

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ForestWatch Zoom 6.9.2020

Tuesday, June 9th at 10:00am Anne Heikkila and Sue Harmon invite you to join us for a Zoom Community Action Group Meeting.  All are welcome! Connect with other ForestWatchers to: Share what you value about our forests. Learn about the work of Georgia ForestWatch. Learn how you can translate your love of the forest into actions you […]

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ForestWatch Zoom Call 6.2.2020

Tuesday, June 2nd at 10:00am Anne Heikkila and Sue Harmon invite you to join us for a Zoom Community Action Group Meeting.  All are welcome! Connect with other ForestWatchers to: Share what you value about our forests. Learn about the work of Georgia ForestWatch. Learn how you can translate your love of the forest into […]

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Athens Community Action Group 5.01.2020

Zoom video call Friday May 1, 11:00-12:00 Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/96849682798Meeting ID: 968 4968 2798Call-in number: 929-436-2866 (phone only, no visuals) Tired of sheltering in place? Miss being out in the forest during spring? So do we! Sue Harmon, Kathy Stege, and Marie Dunkle invite you to take a break and join our virtual ForestWatch […]

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Donor spotlight: Bob Kibler

by Brent Martin : Director for GA/NC Bartram Trail Society Dr. Robert F. Kibler, or Bob to his many friends, first became involved with Georgia Forestwatch thirty years ago. It was 1990, and he had just retired as Head of Neurology at Emory University. A lifelong hiker and lover of the outdoors, he was seeking […]

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Foothills Landscape Project update

by Jess Riddle : Executive Director On December 4th, the public filled every seat, and uniformed Forest Service staff lined the walls at the Clayton Foothills Landscape Project meeting. The Forest Service presented for half an hour about how wonderful the Foothills Collaboration has been and outlined challenges the agency is facing. They did not […]

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Book review

Reviewed by  :   Debra Mihalic Staples Eager is a densely written book that covers an astonishing amount of history and science concerning beavers, and it’s more entertaining than you might expect. Ben Goldfarb, an award- winning environmental journalist, employs a wry, often witty, writing style, evident in such chapter titles as “Dislodged, “Realm of the […]

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