Month: March 2020

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Spread the word! COVID-19 trail problems People flocking to our national forest lands for respite from Covid-19 has created new problems. Even though the Forest Service has closed most facilities, severe overcrowding of trails and improper waste disposal have caused serious hygiene and safety issues. If you do visit the national forest, please: Consider bringing […]

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Botany and natural history of mafic soil forests with JP 4.04.2020

CANCELLEDDate: Saturday, April 4, 2020Time: 10 am – 2 pmLeader(s): JP SchmidtLocation: Jasper County Mafic Forest Outing Description:Botany and natural history of mafic (but not glade) soil forests near Monticello and amidst Georgia’s Mountain Treasure areas of the Oconee National Forest.   Meeting Place Directions:Intersection of Fellowship Rd and Pye Rd southwest of Monticello. Take GA 16 WEST from Monticello, LEFT on […]

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Hike 2: Bartram Challenge! 03.28.2020

CANCELLEDDate: Saturday, March 28, 2020Time: 9 am – 4 pmLeader(s): Brent Martin (GA/NC Bartram Trail Society) and Melanie Vickers (Georgia Forestwatch)Location: Bartram Trail – Sandy Ford to Warwoman Dell Outing Description:The second hike in the Bartram Series Challenge will begin at Sandy Ford Road and finish at Warwoman Dell. We’ll be walking along ridge tops for a portion of this […]

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Athens New Member Lunch ‘n Learn 3.18.2020

CANCELLEDDate: Wednesday, March 18, 2020Time: 11 am – 1:30 pmLeader(s): Kathy Stege and Sue HarmonLocation: State Botanical Garden Outing Description: Here’s your chance to learn about how Georgia ForestWatch works and our current challenges… along with your opportunities to help. Bring your sack lunch, or buy at the Garden cafe. Past Board President, Sue Harmon, will give an introduction to ForestWatch, but […]

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