Outings and Events

Outings and Events

Documenting Locust Stake with Ben and Kathy 2.10.21

Date: Wednesday, February 10, 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

Valentine’s Weekend: Saturday, February 13, 2021Hike hosts will be Brooks Franklin, Lisa Ezzard and Marie Dunkle, and three hikes of three different distance and difficulty levels are offered, followed by chocolates, sweets, hot cocoa and/or hot mulled wine after the hikes outside the home of Brooks and Lisa near Rabun County GA/Otto, NC. The starting […]

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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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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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Ivy Pull at Warwoman Dell with Melanie 1.22.21

Date: Friday, January 22nd, 2021Time: 10 am – 2 pm Leader(s): Melanie Vickers and Brent MartinPartners making it possible: Georgia-North Carolina Bartram Trail SocietyLocation: Warwoman Dell off Warwoman Road in Clayton, GA Outing Description: Help us eradicate the invasive English Ivy in Warwoman Dell. Meeting Place Directions: Parking area at end of the road at Warwomen Dell. […]

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Little Lake Russell with Charles 11.30.20

Date: Monday, November 30, 2020Time: 10 am – 2 pmLeader: Charles BrownLocation: Lake Russell WMA in Mt Airy Outing Description: Walk the lake loop at a leisurely pace.  We’ll hike the recent USFS trail reroute, then discuss it and their recreation budget over lunch.  The trail is relatively flat, but two of the bridges are out, […]

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Winter Solstice Hike on the Chattooga with Melanie 12.21.20

photo by Melanie Vickers Date: Monday, December 21, 2020Time: 9:30 am – 3:30 pmLeader: Melanie Vickers, ForestWatch Board Member Location: Chattooga River Trail Outing Description: Celebrate the first day of winter with a hike along the Chattooga River Trail in a Georgia Mountain Treasure (Thrifts Ferry). This hike is an in-and-out. We’ll stop for lunch beside […]

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Ivy Pull at Warwoman Dell with Brent

RESCHEDULED!Date: Friday, December 11th, 2020Time: 10 am – 2 pm Leader(s): Brent MartinPartners making it possible: Georgia-North Carolina Bartram Trail SocietyLocation: Warwoman Dell off Warwoman Road in Clayton, GA Outing Description: Help us eradicate the invasive English Ivy in Warwoman Dell. Meeting Place Directions: Parking area at end of the road at Warwomen Dell. The entrance is […]

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Permanent Forest Protection: Defined 11.17.20

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020Time: 3 pmLeader(s): Jill Gottesman and Hugh Irwin, Wilderness SocietyLocation: Zoom digital presentation View Slides here Protecting our forests is in our mission statement, but what does it actually mean? And how can it be permanent? Hugh Irwin and Jill Gottesman of The Wilderness Society will discuss various forms that national forest protection can take, […]

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