Sun., July 14, 2019
Schedule of Events
calendar below shows the
presentations, training, service projects, and fairs/festivals
that are scheduled so far for FY 2019 (December 1, 2018 - November 30, 2019). We
are in the process of planning our educational events and
service projects for the year and will post that information here as each one
Training and Presentations:
Throughout the year, we offer Hemlock Help Clinics for a wide variety of
audiences, Facilitator training for volunteers,
Hemlock Lessons for
elementary through high school classes, and special presentations for garden
clubs, property owner
associations, churches, civic organizations, and community groups.
Service Projects: We will
continue our partnership with the U. S. Forest Service and the Georgia
Department of Natural Resources to treat hemlocks on public lands and will
undertake additional hemlock treatment projects for other nonprofits, public
land managers, and private property owners whenever we can. We will also
conduct projects to rescue hemlock saplings and seedlings, restore hemlocks
along trout streams, and create new hemlock field insectaries or augment
If you'd like to participate in a class or event that's on our calendar or
would like to schedule an additional educational event or service project, please call the Hemlock Help Line 706-429-8010.
Scheduled Events for FY 2019
Sun., June 16
Father's Day! We hope you'll do something special today
in celebration or memory of your own father. And if YOU are a
father or grandfather, we hope you'll be able to spend time with your
family or plan
a special activity to make the day meaningful. Maybe take a
walk, have a picnic, go fishing or biking or paddling, build a bird feeder, or plant a tree. We'd
love to hear YOUR ideas too!
We have lots of
healthy hemlock saplings on hand. If you'd like one to plant or give as a
gift, call the Hemlock Help Line 706-429-8010.
Sat., June 22
10 a.m. - 3:0 p.m.
Hemlock Help Clinic & Volunteer Facilitator Training Workshop for Murray &
class is designed for people who want practical
knowledge and skills related to the hemlock problem:
* An overview of the importance of
hemlocks, the invasive insect that's killing them, and options property
owners have for saving their trees.
* Complete how-to
instruction covering the trees, the insects, assessing infestations,
cultural practices, chemical treatments, biological controls, cost
considerations, personal and environmental safety.
* Volunteer training to advise and assist other property owners and to
work with the U. S. Forest Service and Georgia DNR to save hemlocks on our public lands.
Click here for the combined
Clinic & Facilitator Training description and outline.
Registration is required.
The class will be held at the
Murray County Agriculture Center, 1100 Green Rd. in Chatsworth.
For registration and full details, contact Kim Wood at 706-455-2313 or
and be sure to provide both your phone number and email address.
Sat., June 29
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.