Outings and Events

Hikes

Broad River Trail with Kathy 8.7.20

Date: Friday, August 7, 2020Time: 10 am – 3 pmLeader(s): Kathy StegeLocation: 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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Threats to the landscape

10 a.m. Friday, July 31Executive Director Jess Riddle presented on Threats to the Landscape: climate change, invasives, urbanization, and resource extraction.

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Southern Appalachian ecosystems

10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23 View in Calendar Executive Director Jess Riddle and Cliff Shaw presented on vulnerable habitats and old-growth forests within our Southern Appalachian ecosystem. WHO: Executive Director Jess Riddle and Cliff ShawHOW: This live Zoom event has past. Check back for recorded segments below. Facebook event

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Outings and Events

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

WHAT: 6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival hosted by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper During the film festival, Georgia ForestWatch will be premiering a short film on Rabun County Georgia Mountain Treasures! WHEN: Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. All ticket holders will be sent a link where they can access the recorded […]

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Outings and Events

The Georgia Enviro Show

If you want some timely, live videos focused on the environmental issues specifically facing Georgia, check out the new Georgia Enviro Show. A weekly series of shows produced by Georgia environmental organizations and hosted by the Dogwood Alliance, the show will focus on forest, climate change, and environmental justice issues. Georgia ForestWatch’s interactive episode will […]

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Advocacy
Outings and Events

ForestWatch Zoom Call 6.2.2020

Tuesday, June 2nd at 10:00am Anne Heikkila and Sue Harmon invite you to join us for a Zoom Community Action Group Meeting.  All are welcome! Connect with other ForestWatchers to: Share what you value about our forests. Learn about the work of Georgia ForestWatch. Learn how you can translate your love of the forest into […]

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Hikes

Botany and natural history of mafic soil forests with JP 4.04.2020

CANCELLEDDate: Saturday, April 4, 2020Time: 10 am – 2 pmLeader(s): JP SchmidtLocation: Jasper County Mafic Forest Outing Description:Botany and natural history of mafic (but not glade) soil forests near Monticello and amidst Georgia’s Mountain Treasure areas of the Oconee National Forest.   Meeting Place Directions:Intersection of Fellowship Rd and Pye Rd southwest of Monticello. Take GA 16 WEST from Monticello, LEFT on […]

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Hikes

Hike 2: Bartram Challenge! 03.28.2020

CANCELLEDDate: Saturday, March 28, 2020Time: 9 am – 4 pmLeader(s): Brent Martin (GA/NC Bartram Trail Society) and Melanie Vickers (Georgia Forestwatch)Location: Bartram Trail – Sandy Ford to Warwoman Dell Outing Description:The second hike in the Bartram Series Challenge will begin at Sandy Ford Road and finish at Warwoman Dell. We’ll be walking along ridge tops for a portion of this […]

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Outings and Events

Tree Planting 02.29.2020

Saturday 02.29.202010am – 3pmWORKDAY: Help restore streamside vegetation on Mill Creek in Murray County. In partnership with Save Georgia’s Hemlocks, Forest Service, and Nature Conservancy, we’ll help plant hemlocks and other native trees/shrubs around a new bottomless culvert on the trout stream. Event: Forest restoration project at Rocky Flats in Murray County. A new bridge has recently […]

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Issues
Outings and Events

Invasives 2.25.2020

Tuesday 2/25/2020 9:00:00 AM 1:00:00 PM Lead: Andrew LinkerLocation: Etowah Bridge; Dahlonega GA Minimum # of registrants required: 5 Outing Description:Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) is quickly gaining ground on part of the forest just 20 minutes away from our office in Dahlonega. Learn how to identify, upload data to citizen science mobile app for invasives, […]

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