Month: August 2021

Hikes

History of our forests with Cliff 10.9.21

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021Time: 2:30 – 4 pmLeader(s): Cliff Shaw, Retired ForesterLocation: Lake Winfield Scott Outing Description:History and shaping of Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. stories of the Civilian Conservation Corps and Forest Ranger Arthur Woody Meeting Place Directions:Group Pavilion at Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area. A $5.00 entrance fee is required. See meeting place on Google Maps Distance and Difficulty:  […]

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Hikes

Tree ID with Jess 10.9.21

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021Time: 2:30 – 4 pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, previous ForestWatch Executive Director and author of Georgia’s Mountain TreasuresLocation: Lake Winfield Scott Outing Description:One great thing about north Georgia is the variety in our woods, and recognizing different tree species can make it easier to appreciate that variety. We’ll take a leisurely stroll around the lake, stopping […]

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Hikes

Botanical Ramble with Linda 10.9.21

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021Time: 9:30 – 11 amLeader(s): Linda Chafin, author of Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia and Field Guide to the Rare Plants of GeorgiaLocation: Lake Winfield Scott Outing Description:Botanical Ramble around Lake Winfield Scott Meeting Place Directions:Group Pavilion at Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area. A $5.00 cash parking fee is required. See meeting place on Google […]

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Hikes

Plants of the Cherokee with Mark 10.9.21

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021Time: 9:30 – 11 amLeader(s): Mark Warren, author of the 4-volume series, Secrets of the ForestLocation: Lake Winfield Scott Outing Description:Plants of the Cherokee: as useful today as they were 600 years ago. Meeting Place Directions:Group Pavilion at Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area. A $5.00 cash parking fee is required. See meeting place on Google Maps […]

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Outings and Events

Paddle Lake Russell with Jim Kathy and Michelle 9.12.21

Photos by Cecile Thompson and Jim Sullivan Date: Sunday, September 12, 2021Time: 10:00 – 3 pmLeader(s): Jim Sullivan, Michelle Stephens, Kathy StegeLocation: Lake Russell, Mt Airy Outing Description:Join on a leisurely paddle around Lake Russell as naturalist Jim Sullivan shares about this area’s unique flora and fauna. From bryozoans and carnivorous plants to skimmers and wildflowers, cruise the shorelines […]

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We Need Your Smile For many different reasons, whether convenience or necessity, many of us purchase items online from Amazon.  Did you know Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to Georgia ForestWatch at no cost to you?  When you shop using AmazonSmile, you’ll find the same prices, same huge selection, and same shopping […]

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