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Len Foote Hike Inn 02.13.2020

Please see digital email for 2020 Outing at Len Foote Hike Inn:

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New Year’s Day Potluck and Hikes 1.01.2020

Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2020Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Leader(s): Melanie Vickers, Sue Harmon, Helen Meadors, and Craig BurkhalterLocation: Patterson Gap area in Rabun Gap, GA Outing Description: Join us for a New Years Day Hike and Potluck at the home of Helen Meadors. We’ll offer 2-3 different hike options of varying levels of difficulty (Easy to Strenuous) […]

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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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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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Stonewall Falls 10.19.2019

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pmLeader(s): Marie Dunkle, ForestWatch Board PresidentLocation: Stonewall Falls trails in Tiger GA, Rabun CountyOuting Description: This popular hike is about 5.5 miles of hiking, moderate difficulty, and varied terrain. Several water crossings require feet to get wet with water above boot level. So be prepared with hiking shoes you can […]

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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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Learning Hemlocks + Loving Waterfalls 9.28.2019

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019Time: 10 am – 4 pmLeader(s): Stacie James, Program Coordinator, UNG Environmental Leadership Center; Jim Sullivan, long-time ForestWatch leader and woolly adelgid warrior, working through the Forest Health Program with the Georgia Forestry Commission; and Sue Harmon, GFW Board Member and Master Naturalist.Location: Hemlock Falls Trail at Moccasin Creek State Park, Rabun CountyOuting […]

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