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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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Broad River Trail with Kathy and Sue 3.21.20

CANCELLED Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020Time: 10 am – 3 pmLeader(s): Kathy Stege and Sue Harmon, Master NaturalistLocation: 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 […]

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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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Len Foote Hike Inn 02.13.2020

Please see digital email for 2020 Outing at Len Foote Hike Inn:

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Outings and Events

New Year’s Day Potluck and Hikes 1.01.2020

Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2020Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Leader(s): Melanie Vickers, Sue Harmon, Helen Meadors, and Craig BurkhalterLocation: Patterson Gap area in Rabun Gap, GA Outing Description: Join us for a New Years Day Hike and Potluck at the home of Helen Meadors. We’ll offer 2-3 different hike options of varying levels of difficulty (Easy to Strenuous) […]

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Grassy Mountain Old Growth hike with Jess 12.21.2019

Date: Saturday, December 21, 2019Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Leader(s): Georgia ForestWatch Executive Director and Ecologist, Jess RiddleLocation: Grassy Mountain Outing Description: Grassy Mountain touches Georgia’s forest past with its extensive old-growth, present as part of the Foothills Landscape project, and future as an exceptionally good place for species to migrate upslope in response to climate change […]

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Headwaters of the Chattahoochee Hike 11.9.2019

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019 Time: 10 – 3 p.m. Leader(s): Chattahoochee River Keeper Outreach Coordinator Hannah Warner and ForestWatch Outreach Coordinator Andrew Linker Location: Headwaters of the Chattahoochee Outing Description:Thirty-five hundred feet high into the Blue Ridge Mountains at Chattahoochee Gap, where Jack’s Knob Trail dead ends into the Appalachian Trail, is a simple […]

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Twofer: Preacher Rock + Blood Mtn Wilderness Old-Growth 11.8.2019

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.Leader(s): Master Naturalist Sue Harmon and Retired Forester Cliff ShawLocation: Woody Gap to Preacher Rock + Blood Mtn Wilderness Outing Description: Hike A: We’ll gather at Woody Gap and hear a brief history of Ranger Woody and his Woody Gap, then head north on the AT about 1.5 miles […]

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