Month: July 2020

Hikes

Broad River Trail with Kathy 8.7.20

Date: Friday, August 7, 2020Time: 10 am – 3 pmLeader(s): Kathy StegeLocation: Broad River Trail Outing Description: We’ll be taking in about ½ of the Broad River Trail on an in-and-out hike through the Middle Fork Broad River Mountain Treasure, one of the most pristine sections of the Piedmont in Georgia, and an area that was […]

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Advocacy

Athens Community with Kathy and Marie 8.19.20

Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2020Time: 9 – 11 amLeader(s): Kathy Stege and Marie DunkleLocation: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Athens Description: Join board member and Athens area advocacy group leader Kathy Stege, and outgoing president Marie Dunkle for our first ForestWatch Athens group in-person meeting. Marie, who leads Rabun County area advocacy group, will share how they […]

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ForestNews

Journey into a Mountain Treasure

A New Member Perspective By: Steve Dawdy The edge of a National Forest is an interesting place. A border, it seems, between familiarity and mystery, between human frailty and nature’s power. A desolate country road and a lonely cabin to one side were oddly reassuring, while to our back an immense stand of green giants […]

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ForestNews

Book review

Reviewed by:  Sylwester Ratowt On September 14, 1869, approximately 25,000 onlookers gathered in New York’s Central Park to celebrate the centennial of Alexander von Humboldt’s birth. The scene was repeated all over the Americas and Europe. Humboldt was the most preeminent scientist of his time and has been described by his contemporaries as second in fame […]

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Outings and Events

Threats to the landscape

10 a.m. Friday, July 31Executive Director Jess Riddle presented on Threats to the Landscape: climate change, invasives, urbanization, and resource extraction.

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