Month: January 2021

Advocacy

Problem Roads 2021

These roads were selected for our 2021 Clean Mountain Stream Campaign. To explore these roads further you can click each road name to see the official Forest Service Google map. OR Copy and Paste the coordinates in the Georgia ForestWatch interactive webmap. OR view more pictures on our new interactive Volunteer Map Abbreviations: CRRD – Chattooga […]

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Advocacy

Clean Mountain Streams Community Action Groups

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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Advocacy

Clean Mountain Streams Community Action Group 1.29.21

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

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

THIS HIKE HAS BEEN MODIFIED:Message from your leaders: It will Rain tomorrow, Saturday Feb 13, but we will still hike—with some changes in Trail and time plans to ensure the safety and health of our ForestWatch hikers. We expect that some of our hikers will cancel due to rainy cold conditions. Please let us know […]

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Hikes

Bad Roads with David and Jess 1.25.21

Photo by Cliff Shaw. This Outing is a part of our Clean Mountain Streams Campaign. See our next Community Action Group HERE Flatlands Road with David and Jess 1.25.21 Date: Monday, January 25th, 2021Time: 10 – 4 pmLeader(s): David Govus and Jess RiddleLocation: Flatlands Road, Suches Outing Description: Road problems that are damaging streams. We […]

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