Year: 2019

Advocacy

Forest Issues Planning 11.14.2019

Forest Land Sales and Foothills Landscape Project Date: Thursday 11/14/2019Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.Leader(s): Marie Dunkle, Georgia ForestWatch Board PresidentLocation: Rabun County Library, 73 Library Way, Clayton GA Learn about how you can add your voice to help us influence the decisions now being made! The National Forest Land Sale involves potential sale of 30 tracts of Forest Land […]

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Hikes

Headwaters of the Chattahoochee Hike 11.9.2019

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019 Time: 10 – 3 p.m. Leader(s): Chattahoochee River Keeper Outreach Coordinator Hannah Warner and ForestWatch Outreach Coordinator Andrew Linker Location: Headwaters of the Chattahoochee Outing Description:Thirty-five hundred feet high into the Blue Ridge Mountains at Chattahoochee Gap, where Jack’s Knob Trail dead ends into the Appalachian Trail, is a simple […]

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Georgia's Mountain Treasures

Georgia’s Mountain Treasures Hiking Trails

See GMT hiking trail list on AllTrails at www.alltrails.com/lists/georgiasmountaintreasures This list is a work in progress and not comprehensive or sorted in any particular manner. Email alinker@gafw.org with any questions or comments. Trails listed below are either completely within or mostly in Georgia’s Mountain Treasures! See the book here or get your hard copy by […]

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Protected: Draft: Interactive Webmap

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Hikes

Twofer: Preacher Rock + Blood Mtn Wilderness Old-Growth 11.8.2019

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.Leader(s): Master Naturalist Sue Harmon and Retired Forester Cliff ShawLocation: Woody Gap to Preacher Rock + Blood Mtn Wilderness Outing Description: Hike A: We’ll gather at Woody Gap and hear a brief history of Ranger Woody and his Woody Gap, then head north on the AT about 1.5 miles […]

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Hikes

Lake Russell Hike with Kathy and Sue 10.27.2019

Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pmLeader(s): Kathy Stege and Master Naturalist Sue HarmonLocation: Lake Russell Recreation Area, Mt AiryOuting Description: Walk along the bank of pristine Lake Russell to dam and back. Eat lunch on the trail, while we have a discussion of the USFS management plan for the Lake Russell Recreation Area. Meeting Place […]

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Georgia's Mountain Treasures

Interactive Webmap

View Legend by clicking the double arrows in top left corner of map. Zoom into an area to see hiking trails. View larger map

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Membership

Summer Membership Appeal

Dear friends of Georgia ForestWatch, When we return to favorite places in the forest where warm memories flood back from decades ago, forests seem strong, stable, and permanent. Indeed, some trees shading our north Georgia mountains sprouted before the U.S. was founded, having survived droughts, storms, and fires. Their resilience and tenacity inspire us. Immediate […]

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Resources

Public Shooting and Archery Resources in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests

Our Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests are a favorite destination for many hunters, archers, and gun enthusiasts, including members of Georgia ForestWatch. Are you interested in sharpening your skills? Here’s a handy list of state-run public shooting and archery ranges in the CONF, with links to useful information including hours of operation, contact information, maps, driving directions, […]

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