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Clean Mountain Streams 7.2.21

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

Workday! Sediment survey with Jess 6.18.21

Date: Friday, June 18, 2021Time: 10-5pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, GAFW Executive DirectorLocation: Cashes Valley Road, Gilmer County Outing Description: Fightingtown Creek springs out of the Mountain Roadless Area, and before emptying into the Ocoee River, grows into a large stream enjoyed by paddlers and tubers.  Along the way, it supports diverse aquatic life and flows through mature […]

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Clean Mountain Streams 6.4.21

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

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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Clean Mountain Streams 5.7.21

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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Hikes

Charlies Creek Road with Melanie and Eddi 3.23.21

Photos by Melanie Vickers. This Outing is a part of our Clean Mountain Streams Campaign. Charlies Creek Road with Melanie and Eddi 3.23.21 Date: Tuesday, March 23th, 2021Time: 10 – 4 pmLeader(s): Eddie Minche (Appalachian Trail Maintainer), Melanie Vickers (GAFW Board Member)Location: Charlies Creek Road, Towns County Outing Description: The upper Tallulah River is one […]

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Clean Mountain Streams Community Action Group 4.2.21

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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Clean Mountain Streams Community Action Group 3.5.21

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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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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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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