Walk and Talk


2017 May Report – Trees at McIntosh

Walk and Talk 05/20/2017: Trees at McIntosh with Jesse Thompson In introducing Jesse Thompson, consulting forester with Forest and Real Estate, Inc., Jerry Stober explained that they both had visited an area at McIntosh Park in the woods near the entrance to see if any longleaf pines planted several years […]


2017 April Report – Spring Wildflowers

Spring Wildflower hike with Dr. David Morgan, University of West Georgia Department of Biology. Occurring later in April, this year’s hike on the 22nd missed many of the earlier blooming wildflowers. However, with Dr. Morgan’s interest in informally updating his 2009-2010 survey of the the plant life at McIntosh, our […]


2017 March Report – The Talledaga Golden Eagle Project

The Talledaga Golden Eagle Project, with Jonathan Stober, Wildlife Biologist with the USFS Talledaga National Forrest. March 25, 2017 Jonathan described ongoing collaborative studies of the Golden Eagle as efforts are made to doacument their prevalence east of the Mississippi and migration routes between breeding grounds in Canada and wintering […]


2016 July Report – Beavers

Kevin McCauley from the Blue Heron Nature Preserve located at 4055 Roswell Road in Atlanta inspired 25+ attendees at the July Walk and Talk.  Kevin, noted as the “Beaver Whisperer”, explained the impact of the beavers in this island of green space in the busy city.   This oasis of […]


2016 April Report

Mike and Gina led the April Walk and Talk pointing out native plants and wildflowers. Mike set up a page with plants that were either seen or discussed on the walk and posted it on a temporary webpage that will be available for a short period of time. His permanent […]


2015 October Report

Renee Simmons Raney let a walk and talk at McIntosh Reserve called “Nature Observation through Fairy Houses.  Children and adults constructed “fairy houses” from natural objects, such as stones, branches, flowers, feathers etc., found in the woods around Council Bluff.  Houses were built in the crevices and holes of trees, on the ground, […]