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Hikes

Learning Hemlocks with Stacie 7.10.21

photo by Stacie James Date: Saturday, July 10, 2021Time: 10:00 – 4 pmLeader(s): Stacie James, Program CoordinatorPartners making it possible: UNG Environmental Leadership CenterLocation: Hemlock Falls Trail at Moccasin Creek State Park, Rabun County Outing Description:Educational hike along the beautiful and easy strolling trail at Hemlock Falls. We’ll learn about the history of the woolly adelgid, an invasive species […]

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Benton MacKaye Trail with Ken 7.16.21

Photo by Joy Forehand Date: Friday, July 16, 2021Time: 9 am – 3:30 pmLeader(s): Ken Cissna, BMTA President and Andrew Linker, GAFW Outreach CoordinatorPartners making it possible: Benton MacKaye Trail Association (BMTA)Location: Gilmer County: Hudson Gap to Fowler Mtn and back Outing Description:Hike the Benton MacKaye Trail from Hudson Gap to Fowler Mtn and back. Meeting Place Directions:Cherry Log […]

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High Shoals Falls area with Jess 7.8.21

Photo by Jess Riddle Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021Time: 10:00 – 5 pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, GAFW Executive DirectorLocation: High Shoals Falls area, north of Helen but in Towns County PLEASE NOTE: This Outing was originally scheduled for Friday 7.9.21 and is now Thursday 7.8.21 Please re-register if you would like to attend this new date of Thursday 7.8.21 Apologies […]

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High Shoals Falls with Jess 7.8.21

Photo by Jess Riddle Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021Time: 10:00 – 5 pmLeader(s): Jess Riddle, GAFW Executive DirectorLocation: High Shoals Falls area, north of Helen but in Towns County PLEASE NOTE: This Outing was originally scheduled for Friday 7.9.21 and is now Thursday 7.8.21 Please re-register if you would like to attend this new date of Thursday 7.8.21 Apologies […]

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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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