Yearly Archives: 2022

2022 August Report – Fish

Brent Hess and Cody Somsen with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Division, led the Walk and Talk on August 20 at the boat ramp at McIntosh Park. Brent discussed the services his department provides. Of particular interest for us, he noted that these services include monitoring the changes […]

2022 July Report – Salamanders

Twelve made the July 16 Walk and Talk with Miranda Gulsby.  After a brief introduction to the salamander’s place in the animal family, Miranda showed us newt eggs and larvae from a pond on the Stober’s farm.  Her presentation was interactive as she answered questions about individual salamanders familiar to […]

2022 June Report – Ferns

FOMR Walk and Talk with Dr. Ben DeMayo on June 18 The heat was not too much for at least 10 hardy hikers out to view DeMayo’s summer fern celebration.  We began at the pavilion 3 parking lot, with a quick rundown on fern evolution along with a review of […]

2022 March Report – Springer Cemetery

March 19, 2022:   Doug Mabry and 20 hikers visited the site of the old Springer home place and cemetery off of Highway five west of McIntosh Reserve Park.  The Springers settled in the area soon after Carroll became a county and their home place, known as Rotherwood, was perhaps the […]