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Blood Mtn Pollinator Hike with Irenee 9.24.21

Photos by Irenee Payne Date: Friday, September 24, 2021Time: 9:00 – 3 pmLeader(s): Irenee Payne, Pollinator CoordinatorPartners making it possible: Georgia Association of Conservation DistrictsLocation: Blood Mountain Outing Description:Observe and learn about pollinator activity in southeastern forests in late summer and fall! Meeting Place Directions:Byron Herbert Reece Trailhead Parking. If driving north on Hwy 19 from Cleveland/Dahlonega, GA, drive […]

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2021 Fall Retreat

Our Annual Fall Retreat is happening in person! We’ll gather Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at the open air Large Day Use Shelter at Lake Winfield Scott.  Rain or shine!  Proof of vaccination required.   Please note:  This is a venue change from previous years and from the initial plans that were mentioned in the sponsor letter.  […]

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Blood Mtn Pollinator Hike with Irenee 9.17.21

Photos by Irenee Payne CANCELLED Date: Friday, September 17, 2021Time: 9:00 – 3 pmLeader(s): Irenee Payne, Pollinator CoordinatorPartners making it possible: Georgia Association of Conservation DistrictsLocation: Blood Mountain Outing Description:Observe and learn about pollinator activity in southeastern forests in late summer and fall! Meeting Place Directions:Byron Herbert Reece Trailhead Parking. If driving north on Hwy 19 from Cleveland/Dahlonega, GA, […]

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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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Learning Hemlocks with Stacie 7.10.21

photo by Stacie James Date: Saturday, July 10, 2021Time: 10:00 – 4 pmLeader(s): Stacie James, Program CoordinatorPartners making it possible: UNG Environmental Leadership CenterLocation: Hemlock Falls Trail at Moccasin Creek State Park, Rabun County Outing Description:Educational hike along the beautiful and easy strolling trail at Hemlock Falls. We’ll learn about the history of the woolly adelgid, an invasive species […]

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Paddle Lake Russell with Jim Kathy and Michelle 7.11.21

Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021Time: 10:00 – 3 pmLeader(s): Jim Sullivan, Michelle Stephens, Kathy StegeLocation: Lake Russell Mt Airy Outing Description:paddle/picnic/swim Lake Russell Meeting Place Directions:Lake Russell boat ramp. On U.S. 123 East of Cornelia, near the Mt. Airy, Georgia railroad bridge, turn onto the Lake Russell Recreation Area access road. Drive about 2.5 miles, continue straight keeping lake […]

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Benton MacKaye Trail with Ken 7.16.21

Photo by Joy Forehand Date: Friday, July 16, 2021Time: 9 am – 3:30 pmLeader(s): Ken Cissna, BMTA President and Andrew Linker, GAFW Outreach CoordinatorPartners making it possible: Benton MacKaye Trail Association (BMTA)Location: Gilmer County: Hudson Gap to Fowler Mtn and back Outing Description:Hike the Benton MacKaye Trail from Hudson Gap to Fowler Mtn and back. Meeting Place Directions:Cherry Log […]

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High Shoals Falls area with Jess 7.8.21

Photo by Jess Riddle Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021Time: 10:00 – 5 pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, GAFW Executive DirectorLocation: High Shoals Falls area, north of Helen but in Towns County PLEASE NOTE: This Outing was originally scheduled for Friday 7.9.21 and is now Thursday 7.8.21 Please re-register if you would like to attend this new date of Thursday 7.8.21 Apologies […]

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High Shoals Falls with Jess 7.8.21

Photo by Jess Riddle Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021Time: 10:00 – 5 pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, GAFW Executive DirectorLocation: High Shoals Falls area, north of Helen but in Towns County PLEASE NOTE: This Outing was originally scheduled for Friday 7.9.21 and is now Thursday 7.8.21 Please re-register if you would like to attend this new date of Thursday 7.8.21 Apologies […]

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Bartram 6 Wilson Gap to GA/NC Border 6.15.21

Photo by Melanie Vickers Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021Time: 9:00 – 4 pmLeader(s): Brent Martin, Melanie Vickers, Michelle StephensPartners making it possible: Blue Ridge Bartram Trail ConservancyLocation: Wilson Gap to GA/NC Border Outing Description:Join us on the last leg of our Bartram Challenge. We’ll begin the hike at the GA/NC border (Hale Ridge Rd.) and hike ~9.5 miles to Wilson […]

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