Outings and Events

Outings and Events

Hemlock Planting at Jacks 10.26.20

Date: Monday, October 26, 2020Time: 10 am – 2 pm (subject to change) Leader(s): Ruth Boyd Stokes Wildlife Biologist, United States Forest Service Location: Jacks River Western Trailhead Outing Description: Volunteer workday this fall on the Jacks River. There is a user-created campsite, just upstream of the Jacks River bridge, that has become a bad sediment […]

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Paddle the little Lake Russell with Kathy 9.16.20

photo by Kathy Stege CANCELLED (9.15.20 at noon) Date: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020Time: 10 am – 2 pm Leader(s): Kathy Stege, Board MemberLocation: Lake Russell Recreation Area Mt Airy Outing Description: Bring your boat and gear, and paddle lovely clear Lake Russell. We’ll likely have the lake to ourselves. We’ll help each other unload boats, and […]

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Hikes

Wells Viaduct at Locust Stake with Clayton 9.25.20

photo by Clayton Webster HUNTING SEASON REQUIREMENT: Since there will be at least four different hunting seasons already open, Blaze Orange or Reflective Vests are required. This Outing was RESCHEDULED due to weather. The date of the Outing was edited on this page on 9.14.20 at 4:45pm Date: Thursday, September 25th, 2020Time: 9 am – […]

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Hikes

Rocky Mountain with Jess 10.11.20

This hike is reserved for 2020 ForestWatch Fall Retreat Ticket holders only.Photos by Jess Riddle Date: Sunday, October 11, 2020Time: 10 am – 3 pm Leader(s): Jess RiddleLocation: Rocky Mountain and Fall Branch Falls Outing Description: We’ll stop at scenic Fall Branch Falls before continuing on into the heart of the Rock Mountain Georgia Mountain Treasure. The Benton MacKaye Trail […]

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Hikes

Three Forks with Clayton 10.9.20

This hike is reserved for 2020 ForestWatch Fall Retreat Ticket holders only.Photo Credit: Suzy Downing Date: Friday October 9, 2020Time: 9 am – 3 pmLeader(s): Clayton WebsterLocation: Three Forks Trail Warwoman WMA Rabun County East of Clayton, GA Outing Description: This is a two part hike, both approximately three miles in length, and both three miles […]

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Hikes

Hemlock Falls with Kathy 10.9.20

This hike is reserved for 2020 ForestWatch Fall Retreat Ticket holders only.Photo Credit: Jess Riddle Date: Friday, October 9, 2020Time: 9 am – 2 pmLeader(s): Kathy StegeLocation: Hemlock Falls Trail at Moccasin Creek State Park Outing Description: We will follow the beautiful mossy rocks and tumbling waters of Moccasin Creek on a leisurely naturalist’s stroll to […]

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Hikes

Five Falls with Marie 10.11.20

This hike is reserved for 2020 ForestWatch Fall Retreat Ticket holders only.Photo Credit: Peter MacIntosh Date: Sunday, October 11, 2020Time: 10 am – 2 pm Leader(s): Marie DunkleLocation: Five Falls on Chattooga Georgia Mountain Treasure Outing Description: The hike will be in the Five Falls Georgia Mountain Treasure area in Rabun County GA. We will access by driving the length […]

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ROADS AND WATER QUALITY 9.25.20

Photo by David Govus 3 pm Friday September 25thROADS AND WATER QUALITY With: Becca Risser and David Govus Becca Risser is the Executive Director for the Soque River Watershed Association (SRWA) and will be giving an intro on the effects of sedimentation in our streams.And David Govus, ForestWatch District Leader, will share all about Forest […]

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Advocacy
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Resources

Life of a Forest Service Project 8.28.20

Learn more about how the Forest Service plans, reviews, and implements “vegetation management” projects and how ForestWatch combines boots-on-the-ground monitoring with collaboration to positively impact project outcomes.  3-4pm Friday August 28, 2020 Presentation by Jess RiddleThanks for JOINing US for this ONLINE EVENT and virtual Happy Hour afterwards! We have a few opportunities for YOU to be a ForestWatch Advocate below. […]

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The Firefly Story Hour

October 10, 2020 — a part of the ForestWatch FALL RETREATGuided by Janisse Ray, author of Ecology of a Cracker Childhood In a moment of sudden understanding, we become aware of something we did not understand before. Even if change has been happening over time,  awareness often dawns on us. We are looking for your […]

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