Month: September 2020

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Permanent Forest Protection: Defined 11.17.20

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020Time: 3 pmLeader(s): Jill Gottesman and Hugh Irwin, Wilderness SocietyLocation: Zoom digital presentation The link will be emailed to registrants closer to the date! Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

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FightingTown Project Field Trip 9.26.20

Date: Saturday, September 26th, 2020Time: 10 – 4 pmLeader(s): Jess RiddleLocation: Fightingtown Creek Project Outing Description: We need to monitor Forest Service timber harvests, and right now we’re in a good position to refine how we do that. One lesson from reviewing the Sumac Creek Project is that it’s easiest to review these projects as they […]

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Hemlock Planting at Jacks 10.26.20

Date: Monday, October 26, 2020Time: 10 am – 2 pmLeader(s): Ruth Stokes, Wildlife Biologist Partners making it possible: United States Forest Service, Save Georgia’s HemlocksLocation: Jacks River Western Trailhead Outing Description: Volunteer workday this fall on the Jacks River. There is a user-created campsite, just upstream of the Jacks River bridge, that has become a bad […]

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Paddle the little Lake Russell with Kathy 9.16.20

photo by Kathy Stege CANCELLED (9.15.20 at noon) Date: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020Time: 10 am – 2 pm Leader(s): Kathy Stege, Board MemberLocation: Lake Russell Recreation Area Mt Airy Outing Description: Bring your boat and gear, and paddle lovely clear Lake Russell. We’ll likely have the lake to ourselves. We’ll help each other unload boats, and […]

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Wells Viaduct at Locust Stake with Clayton 9.25.20

photo by Clayton Webster THIS OUTING WAS CANCELLED: 9/22/2020 at 5:25pm HUNTING SEASON REQUIREMENT: Since there will be at least four different hunting seasons already open, Blaze Orange or Reflective Vests are required. This Outing was RESCHEDULED due to weather. The date of the Outing was edited on this page on 9.14.20 at 4:45pm Date: […]

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Rocky Mountain with Jess 10.11.20

This hike is reserved for 2020 ForestWatch Fall Retreat Ticket holders only.Photos by Jess Riddle Date: Sunday, October 11, 2020Time: 10 am – 3 pm Leader(s): Jess RiddleLocation: Rocky Mountain and Fall Branch Falls Outing Description: We’ll stop at scenic Fall Branch Falls before continuing on into the heart of the Rock Mountain Georgia Mountain Treasure. The Benton MacKaye Trail […]

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Three Forks with Clayton 10.9.20

This hike is reserved for 2020 ForestWatch Fall Retreat Ticket holders only.Photo Credit: Suzy Downing Date: Friday October 9, 2020Time: 9 am – 3 pmLeader(s): Clayton WebsterLocation: Three Forks Trail Warwoman WMA Rabun County East of Clayton, GA Outing Description: This is a two part hike, both approximately three miles in length, and both three miles […]

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Five Falls with Marie 10.24.20

Photo Credit: Peter MacIntosh RESCHEDULED!Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020Time: 10 am – 2 pm Leader(s): Marie DunkleLocation: Five Falls on Chattooga Georgia Mountain Treasure Outing Description: The hike will be in the Five Falls Georgia Mountain Treasure area in Rabun County GA. We will access by driving the length of Watergage Road, park and hike to the Chattooga River (just […]

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Hemlock Falls with Kathy 10.9.20

This hike is reserved for 2020 ForestWatch Fall Retreat Ticket holders only.Photo Credit: Jess Riddle Date: Friday, October 9, 2020Time: 9 am – 2 pmLeader(s): Kathy StegeLocation: Hemlock Falls Trail at Moccasin Creek State Park Outing Description: We will follow the beautiful mossy rocks and tumbling waters of Moccasin Creek on a leisurely naturalist’s stroll to […]

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