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Another Fun Fall Retreat

By : Sue Harmon, Board past president More than 90 ForestWatchers attended this year’s Fall Retreat, coming together to stay abreast of current management issues in the Chattahoochee Oconee National Forest and to have a good time while doing it!  Fellowship, inspiration, and good food alongside the beautiful Lake Trahlyta at Vogel State Park made […]

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Fall Membership Appeal

Georgia ForestWatch is a member-driven organization.  You spend time in the forest and see what’s going on. You have protected soils, kept streams clean, and located previously unknown old-growth forests.  You have helped control invasive species and spread the word about the most significant unprotected areas in North Georgia by putting on last spring’s wildly […]

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Donor Spotlight: Patty Lowe

By : Janice Eaton Backpacking the Appalachian Trail, flying in a private plane, or globetrotting, Patricia Lowe has adventured in more places than many can dream of. With a B.S. in Nursing and Masters in Public Health, Patty served as a U.S. Army Reserves Lieutenant Colonel and as Director of Public Health Nursing in Metro […]

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Summer Membership Appeal

Dear friends of Georgia ForestWatch, When we return to favorite places in the forest where warm memories flood back from decades ago, forests seem strong, stable, and permanent. Indeed, some trees shading our north Georgia mountains sprouted before the U.S. was founded, having survived droughts, storms, and fires. Their resilience and tenacity inspire us. Immediate […]

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2019 Fall Retreat

Join us for the annual Georgia ForestWatch Fall Retreat and Membership Meeting at Vogel State Park on October 12, 2019! Come just for the day, or stay over Friday and Saturday nights. Friday:Potluck Dinner: Come late Friday afternoon with your favorite dish to share for dinner.We’ll have a cooler and ice available for chilling beer […]

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Protecting Ash Trees

Georgia Forestwatch is seeking to save some Biltmore Ash trees in Georgia’s National Forest and your contribution will help: 1. Purchase the treatments that will save the trees from the invasive Emerald Ash Borer 2. Pay for a Licensed Pesticide Applicator to be present during treatments 3. Help organize and train volunteers to participate! TIMELINE:July […]

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Donor Spotlight

Members make critical contributions to ForestWatch and those contributions are as varied as the members themselves. Georgia ForestWatch (GFW) is pleased to introduce our first Donor Spotlight as our way of saying, “Thanks” to our supporters with this new regular feature, and to share their special stories with you. Ted and Lynda Doll: Science and […]

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Georgia ForestWatch is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization based in North Georgia. All donations are tax deductible.C Georgia ForestWatch81 Crown Mountain PlaceBuilding C, Suite 200Dahlonega, GA 30533 706-867-0051info@GAFW.org

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Spring 2019

Dear Friend of the Forest, These are exciting times at Georgia ForestWatch (GFW). We have enhanced our organizational capacity by hiring two additional staff members: Development Director Janice Eaton and Outreach Coordinator Andrew Linker. To learn more about them, please visit our website at gafw.org/project/staff. Last month, after Don Davis departed GFW for family and health reasons, I was honored to be chosen by the Board to serve as the new Executive Director. I am not giving up my boots, though! I will continue to serve as GFW’s Forest Ecologist.

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