Month: January 2021

Advocacy

Clean Mountain Streams Community Action Group

The streams of the southern Appalachians are a major recreation resource, are home to amazing species, and host some of the greatest diversity anywhere in the world. Georgia ForestWatch works to protect streams from sediment and herbicides during Forest Service timber projects, but streams are also threatened by ongoing issues/chronic sources of sediment.  Join us as […]

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Outings and Events

Documenting Locust Stake with Ben and Kathy

Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021Time: 10 – 3pmLeader(s): Ben Cash (former District Leader) & Kathy Stege (board member)Location: closed Locust Stake ATV trails Outing Description: This is an educational and work outing about the ongoing erosion from the closed Locust Stake ATV trails, and resulting stream impact. Ben, with lots of other ForestWatchers, worked for […]

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Outings and Events

Bartram Trail Sandy Ford with Melanie 2.1.21

Date: Monday, February 1, 2021Time: 9:30 – 3 pmLeader(s): Melanie VickersLocation: Bartram Trail – Poole Creek Road to Sandy Ford Outing Description: Bartram Trail Reboot! Last January we challenged you to hike the entire length of the Bartram Trail in Georgia with Georgia ForestWatch in a series of hikes.  We completed the first leg and […]

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Hikes
Outings and Events

Hikes at Leah’s Lake 2.13.21

Valentine’s Weekend: Saturday, February 13, 2021Hike hosts will be Brooks Franklin, Lisa Ezzard and Marie Dunkle, and three hikes of three different distance and difficulty levels are offered, followed by chocolates, sweets, hot cocoa and/or hot mulled wine after the hikes outside the home of Brooks and Lisa near Rabun County GA/Otto, NC. The starting […]

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