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Wells Viaduct at Locust Stake with Clayton 9.25.20

photo by Clayton Webster THIS OUTING WAS CANCELLED: 9/22/2020 at 5:25pm 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: […]

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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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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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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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Five Falls with Marie 10.24.20

Photo Credit: Peter MacIntosh RESCHEDULED!Date: Saturday, October 24, 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 of Watergage Road, park and hike to the Chattooga River (just […]

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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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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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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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Hike 1 Bartram Challenge 02.28.2020

Date: Friday, February 28, 2020 Time: 9 am – 4 pm Leader(s): Melanie Vickers (Board Member, Georgia ForestWatch) and Brent Martin (Executive Director of GA/NC Bartram Trail Society) Location: Bartram Trail – Sandy Ford to Russell Bridge Outing Description: This will be the first hike in our Bartram Hike series: Sandy Ford to Russell Bridge . The Bartram Trail […]

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Wagon Train Trail 03.20.2020

Date: Friday, March 20, 2020Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Leader(s): Ken Cissna, BMTALocation: Brasstown Bald Outing Description: Ken Cissna of Benton MacKaye Trail Association will be leading this hike in the Brasstown Wilderness on Brasstown Bald. After a short climb from Brasstown Bald Visitors Center, it is 2 miles of gentle downhill on the Wagon Train Trail […]

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