Month: May 2021

Outings and Events

Saving Ash Trees with Jess 5.24.21

Date: Monday, May 24, 2021Time: 10-3pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, Donna ShearerPartners making it possible: Save Georgia’s Hemlocks & US Forest ServiceLocation: Ash trees near Chattooga River and Lake Russel area Outing Description: Help protect some of the last healthy ash trees in our National Forests against the invasive emerald ash borer! We will use soil injectors to […]

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Advocacy
Outings and Events

Sediment Surveying with Jess 5.21.21

Date: Friday, May 21st, 2021Time: 10-3pmLeader(s): Jess RiddleLocation: Darnell Creek Road, Rabun County Outing Description: Learn how to survey a road and document sedimentation issues! A commitment to survey and submit data for 1 or more priority roads in addition to Darnell Creek by October is appreciated! See the Survey Manual Meeting Place Directions: Piggly Wiggly in […]

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Hikes

Till Ridge with Patricia 5.28.21

Date: Friday, May 28, 2021Time: 9:00 – 3 pmLeader(s): Patricia Kyritsi Howell, RH (AHG)Partners making it possible: BotanoLogos School of Herbal StudiesLocation: Till Ridge / Patterson Gap, Rabun County Outing Description:The Southern Appalachians are home to a dizzying array of plants with a long history of use as medicine and wild foods. On this hike (which will be more of […]

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Hikes

Bartram 5 – Warwoman Dell to Wilson Gap 5.14.21

Photos by Melanie Vickers Date: Friday, May 14, 2021Time: 9:00 – 3 pmLeader(s): Melanie Vickers and Brent MartinPartners making it possible: Blue Ridge Bartram Trail ConservancyLocation: Warwoman Dell to Wilson Gap Outing Description:We’ll hike this section in reverse due to an elevation change of 1300+ feet. We’ll start at Wilson Gap (3220 ft) and hike to Warwoman Dell (1884 ft). […]

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Hikes

Plants of the Cherokee with Mark 5.11.21

Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021Time: 9:30 – 12 pmLeader(s): Mark WarrenLocation: Cooper Gap Outing Description: The Plants of the Cherokee: How to use plants as foods, medicines, crafts, first-aid, and insect repellents as the Native People did. This will be a VERY slow, short walk with lots of information. A notebook is advised. Meeting Place […]

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