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Paddle Lake Russel with Jim Kathy and Michelle 7.11.21

Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021Time: 10:00 – 3 pmLeader(s): Jim Sullivan, Michelle Stephens, Kathy StegeLocation: Lake Russell Mt Airy Outing Description:paddle/picnic/swim Lake Russell Meeting Place Directions:Lake Russell boat ramp. On U.S. 123 East of Cornelia, near the Mt. Airy, Georgia railroad bridge, turn onto the Lake Russell Recreation Area access road. Drive about 2.5 miles, continue straight keeping lake […]

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High Shoals Falls with Jess 7.9.21

Photo by Jess Riddle Date: Friday, July 9, 2021Time: 10:00 – 5 pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, GAFW Executive DirectorLocation: High Shoals Falls area, north of Helen but in Towns County Outing Description:The former Tray Mountain Roadless area contains an unusual abundance of both old-growth forests and waterfalls. We will visit two of each. Our first stop will be at Indian […]

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Bartram 6 Wilson Gap to GA/NC Border 6.15.21

Photo by Melanie Vickers Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021Time: 9:00 – 4 pmLeader(s): Brent Martin, Melanie Vickers, Michelle StephensPartners making it possible: Blue Ridge Bartram Trail ConservancyLocation: Wilson Gap to GA/NC Border Outing Description:Join us on the last leg of our Bartram Challenge. We’ll begin the hike at the GA/NC border (Hale Ridge Rd.) and hike ~9.5 miles to Wilson […]

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Stream Ecology with Becca 6.29.21

Left photo credit: Cecil Sanders Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021Time: 10 – 2 pmLeader(s): Becca Risser, SRWA Executive DirectorPartners making it possible: Soque River Watershed AssociationLocation: Raper Creek, Soque Watershed, Habersham County Outing Description:Join us for a walk in Raper Creek–really, IN the creek–to learn more about the Soque Watershed and the other precious rivers and streams in north Georgia. […]

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Till Ridge with Patricia 5.28.21

Date: Friday, May 28, 2021Time: 9:00 – 3 pmLeader(s): Patricia Kyritsi Howell, RH (AHG)Partners making it possible: BotanoLogos School of Herbal StudiesLocation: Till Ridge / Patterson Gap, Rabun County Outing Description:The Southern Appalachians are home to a dizzying array of plants with a long history of use as medicine and wild foods. On this hike (which will be more of […]

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Bartram 5 – Warwoman Dell to Wilson Gap 5.14.21

Photos by Melanie Vickers Date: Friday, May 14, 2021Time: 9:00 – 3 pmLeader(s): Melanie Vickers and Brent MartinPartners making it possible: Blue Ridge Bartram Trail ConservancyLocation: Warwoman Dell to Wilson Gap Outing Description:We’ll hike this section in reverse due to an elevation change of 1300+ feet. We’ll start at Wilson Gap (3220 ft) and hike to Warwoman Dell (1884 ft). […]

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Plants of the Cherokee with Mark 5.11.21

Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021Time: 9:30 – 12 pmLeader(s): Mark WarrenLocation: Cooper Gap Outing Description: The Plants of the Cherokee: How to use plants as foods, medicines, crafts, first-aid, and insect repellents as the Native People did. This will be a VERY slow, short walk with lots of information. A notebook is advised. Meeting Place […]

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Till Ridge Cove Patterson Gap with Clayton 4.15.21

Date: Thursday, April 15th, 2021Time: 9:30 – 3 pmLeader(s): Clayton WebsterLocation: Till Ridge Cove/Patterson Gap Rabun County Outing Description: View lush wildflower display on side of Grassy Ridge featuring hundreds of trillium grandiflorum after short walk. For those up for a longer hike, we will travel on up to Nichols Gap to eat lunch with […]

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Bartram: Warwoman to Courthouse Gap with Charles 4.16.21

Bartram: Warwoman to Courthouse Gap with Charles 4.16.21 Date: Friday, April 16th, 2021Time: 10 – 2 pmLeader(s): Charles BrownLocation: Warwoman Dell to Courthouse Gap on the Bartram Trail, Chattahoochee National Forest, Rabun County, Georgia Outing Description: We will hike north from Warwoman Dell to Courthouse Gap, observing two waterfalls along the way. The hike will […]

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Bartram 4 – Warwoman Dell to Big Rock with Melanie and Brent 4.5.21

photos: Melanie Vickers Date: Monday, April 5th, 2021Time: 10 – 3 pmLeader(s): Melanie Vickers (GAFW Board Member) and Brent Martin (Executive Director- Blue Ridge Bartram Trail Conservancy) Partners making it possible: Blue Ridge Bartram Trail ConservancyLocation: Bartram Trail. Warwoman Dell to Big Rock overlook, Rabun County Georgia Outing Description: We’ll explore the remains of the […]

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