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Charlies Creek Road with Melanie and Eddi 3.18.21

Photos by Melanie Vickers. This Outing is a part of our Clean Mountain Streams Campaign. Charlies Creek Road with Melanie and Eddi 3.18.21 Date: Thursday, March 18th, 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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Bartram Trail Bob Gap to Rainey Mountain with Melanie 3.8.21

Date: Monday, March 8, 2021Time: 9:30 – 3 pmLeader(s): Melanie VickersLocation: Bartram Trail – Bob Gap to Rainey Mountain Outing Description: This will be the third leg of our quest to hike the entire length of Bartram Trail in Georgia. We’ll be hiking mostly along a ridge top with nice winter vistas, including a view […]

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Ivy Pull at Warwoman Dell with Melanie 3.2.21

Date: Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021Time: 10 am – 2 pm Leader(s): Melanie VickersLocation: Warwoman Dell off Warwoman Road in Clayton, GA Outing Description: Help us eradicate the invasive English Ivy in Warwoman Dell. This will be the last pull before spring wildflowers! Meeting Place Directions: Parking area at end of the road at Warwoman Dell. The entrance […]

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Broad River Trail with Michelle 3.5.21

Date: Friday, March 5, 2021Time: 10 am – 3 pmLeader(s): Michelle StephensLocation: Broad River Trail Outing Description: We’ll be taking in about ½ of the Broad River Trail on an in-and-out hike through the Middle Fork Broad River Mountain Treasure, one of the most pristine sections of the Piedmont in Georgia, and an area that was […]

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Documenting Locust Stake with Ben and Kathy 2.19.21

Date: Friday, February 19, 2021Time: 10 – 3pmLeader(s): Ben Cash (former District Leader) & Kathy Stege (board member)Location: closed Locust Stake ATV trails Outing Description: This is an educational and work outing about the ongoing erosion from the closed Locust Stake ATV trails, and resulting stream impact. Ben, with lots of other ForestWatchers, worked for […]

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Bartram Trail Sandy Ford with Melanie 2.1.21

Date: Monday, February 1, 2021Time: 9:30 – 3 pmLeader(s): Melanie VickersLocation: Bartram Trail – Poole Creek Road to Sandy Ford Outing Description: Bartram Trail Reboot! Last January we challenged you to hike the entire length of the Bartram Trail in Georgia with Georgia ForestWatch in a series of hikes.  We completed the first leg and […]

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Hikes at Leah’s Lake 2.13.21

THIS HIKE HAS BEEN MODIFIED:Message from your leaders: It will Rain tomorrow, Saturday Feb 13, but we will still hike—with some changes in Trail and time plans to ensure the safety and health of our ForestWatch hikers. We expect that some of our hikers will cancel due to rainy cold conditions. Please let us know […]

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Bad Roads with David and Jess 1.25.21

Photo by Cliff Shaw. This Outing is a part of our Clean Mountain Streams Campaign. See our next Community Action Group HERE Flatlands Road with David and Jess 1.25.21 Date: Monday, January 25th, 2021Time: 10 – 4 pmLeader(s): David Govus and Jess RiddleLocation: Flatlands Road, Suches Outing Description: Road problems that are damaging streams. We […]

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Documenting illegal trails with Cliff and Jess 1.05.21

Date: Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 Time: 10:00 – 3:00 PMLeader(s): Cliff Shaw and Jess RiddleLocation: Greasy Mountain Outing Description: Documenting illegal motor-vehicle trails. We will visit an area of the forest that has a network of unauthorized motor-vehicle trails. Our goals will be to document parts of the network that have not been mapped yet. We […]

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New Year’s Day Hikes

RESCHEDULED due to weather to: Saturday, February 13, 2021 Come celebrate the dawn of a new year with a New Year’s Day hike. What better way than a walk in the woods to cast away 2020 and welcome the promise of 2021? Hike hosts will be Brooks Franklin, Lisa Ezzard and Marie Dunkle, and three […]

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