Yearly Archives: 2018


2018 August Report – Raptors

August 18, 2018:  Dale Arrowood and Daniel Hall brought the “Winged Ambassadors” to the banks of the Chattahoochee River.  Quasimodo, a black turkey vulture, warmed up the crowd with his antics and attitude. Quasi would listen to commands and bow his head and respond like a dog to commands to fly and […]


2018 June Report – Volcanic Eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala

News reports have drawn attention to recent volcanic eruptions in Hawaii (Kilauea) and Guatemala (Fuego). These two volcanos are quite different in origin, size, shape, explosive behavior and potential hazard.  Dr. Tim Chowns’ talk helped us understand the difference. Hawaii is the largest volcano on Earth rising almost 14,000 feet […]


Eulogy for Wendell Hoomes

Eulogy delivered by Angie Stober at the Celebration of Life for Wendell Hoomes, on April 22, 2018 Wendell Hoomes November, 1940 – February, 2018 Thank you Eleanor and family for inviting the Friends of McIntosh Reserve to share our appreciation for the life of Wendell Hoomes.  Wendell along with other […]


2018 April Report – Upland Hardwoods

Jesse Thompson, Land Agent and Forester with the Southeastern Land Group, led the April Walk and Talk to visit the upland hardwoods at McIntosh Reserve Park. As we hiked uphill along the back trail from the old ranger station, Jesse pointed out similar trees and helped us to differentiate among […]