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Grassy Mountain Old Growth hike with Jess 12.21.2019

Date: Saturday, December 21, 2019Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Leader(s): Georgia ForestWatch Executive Director and Ecologist, Jess RiddleLocation: Grassy Mountain Outing Description: Grassy Mountain touches Georgia’s forest past with its extensive old-growth, present as part of the Foothills Landscape project, and future as an exceptionally good place for species to migrate upslope in response to climate change […]

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The biggest meetings for the biggest project

Foothills Landscape Project The Forest Service has just announced THE three dates for in-person, public input before the Foothills Landscape Project is started. The Forest needs your participation and voice. The Foothills Landscape Project spans from the South Carolina border to Chatsworth and encompasses 157,625 acres, more than a fifth of the entire Chattahoochee National Forest. The […]

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Webinar Info – Dahlonega

Thanks for expressing interest in joining us! We will be sending you an email reminder with the info on the following ForestWatch Webinar on Foothills below: Foothills Landscape – Dahlonega webinar4 p.m. Wednesday December 4, 2019Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/626490417Meeting ID: 626 490 417Call in number:646-558-8656 To request materials from this webinar please email alinker@gafw.orgTake me back […]

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Webinar Info – Clayton

Thanks for expressing interest in joining us! We will be sending you an email reminder with the info on the following ForestWatch Webinar on Foothills below: Foothills Landscape – Clayton webinar4 p.m. Tuesday December 3, 2019Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/410370610Meeting ID: 410 370 610 Call in number:646-558-8656 To request materials from this webinar please email alinker@gafw.orgTake me […]

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Webinar Info – Chatsworth

Thanks for expressing interest in joining us! We will be sending you an email reminder with the info on the following ForestWatch Webinar on Foothills below: Foothills Landscape – Chatsworth webinar4 p.m. Monday December 2, 2019Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/732447157Meeting ID: 732 447 157Call in number:646-558-8656 To request materials from this webinar please email alinker@gafw.orgTake me back […]

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Forest Issues Planning 11.14.2019

Forest Land Sales and Foothills Landscape Project Date: Thursday 11/14/2019Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.Leader(s): Marie Dunkle, Georgia ForestWatch Board PresidentLocation: Rabun County Library, 73 Library Way, Clayton GA Learn about how you can add your voice to help us influence the decisions now being made! The National Forest Land Sale involves potential sale of 30 tracts of Forest Land […]

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Headwaters of the Chattahoochee Hike 11.9.2019

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019 Time: 10 – 3 p.m. Leader(s): Chattahoochee River Keeper Outreach Coordinator Hannah Warner and ForestWatch Outreach Coordinator Andrew Linker Location: Headwaters of the Chattahoochee Outing Description:Thirty-five hundred feet high into the Blue Ridge Mountains at Chattahoochee Gap, where Jack’s Knob Trail dead ends into the Appalachian Trail, is a simple […]

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Twofer: Preacher Rock + Blood Mtn Wilderness Old-Growth 11.8.2019

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.Leader(s): Master Naturalist Sue Harmon and Retired Forester Cliff ShawLocation: Woody Gap to Preacher Rock + Blood Mtn Wilderness Outing Description: Hike A: We’ll gather at Woody Gap and hear a brief history of Ranger Woody and his Woody Gap, then head north on the AT about 1.5 miles […]

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Lake Russell Hike with Kathy and Sue 10.27.2019

Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pmLeader(s): Kathy Stege and Master Naturalist Sue HarmonLocation: Lake Russell Recreation Area, Mt AiryOuting Description: Walk along the bank of pristine Lake Russell to dam and back. Eat lunch on the trail, while we have a discussion of the USFS management plan for the Lake Russell Recreation Area. Meeting Place […]

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