The streams of the southern Appalachians are a major recreation resource, are home to amazing species, and host some of the greatest diversity anywhere in the world. Georgia ForestWatch works to protect streams from sediment and herbicides during Forest Service timber projects, but streams are also threatened by ongoing issues/chronic sources of sediment.
Join us as we ACT on protecting our mountain stream habitats and focus on the biggest sources of sedimentation coming from: Poorly maintained systems roads and Illegal roads.
Check out our first meeting from Friday, December 18th, 2020:
Avenza Mapping Basics
Agenda: Introductions Why are you interested in water quality and/or roads? Introduce Clean Mountain Stream Campaign Why this work is important What the strategy is What we’ll look to volunteers for Follow up previous asks Questions and reports General background and general asks Field trip opportunities Resources Basics of using Avenza mapping app Road location overview Rare species overview Next steps!