Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Upcoming Events

Winter Tree Identification Workshop
Submitted by Tanner Filyaw, AmeriCorps*VISTA with Forestry

On Monday, March 12, Rural Action will host a winter tree identification workshop. Come out to learn how to identify common trees when they are without leaves. The location and time are still to be determined. Contact Tanner Filyaw,, for more information and to register.

Volunteer Action Radio Show
Submitted by Chris Tomazic, AmeriCorps*VISTA for Media

Listen to "Volunteer Action," a radio collaboration between Rural Action and WATH/WXTQ. Join Ray Wagner, the show's host, as he talks with local people about making a difference in their community through volunteering. This week's guest are Tiffany Gatlin and Mike Noel from the Boy Scouts of America. Tune-in to 970AM from 10:06 to 10:36 a.m. for the show.

Submitted by Emily Boyer, AmeriCorps*VISTA with the Sunday Creek Watershed Project

Multigenerational Appalachian Woodland Explorers (MAWE) Proposed Hikes @ 1400 hours (2 p.m.) on the second Sunday & other outdoor opportunities.

On March 11, 2007 we plan to hike with David Hosack, Forest Manager for the U.S. Forest Serviced at the 2500 acre (soon to be 3200 acres) Vinton Furnace Experimental Forest which is a component of the 16,500 acre Raccoon Ecological Management Area (REMA). 25 folks can access the woodlands on a hay wagon while others can choose to hike and view a variety of woodland management practices.

We will carpool from the Friends Meeting House at 1 p.m. and the Athens Library Home Street Branch around 1:15 p.m.! For more information contact Jessica, Rich & Noah Fox at 740-767-4185.

Don't Be Early!

Daylight Savings Time begins on Sunday March 11. Remember to "spring forward" one hour.

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