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  • Urban Tree Selection
  • 2/13/2022-14:0
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  • Meet with a ranger at the Hutchinson Homestead to discuss some of the principles of urban tree selection so that you can select a species by matching its desired characteristics to the conditions of the planting site. Date of Event: Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 2:00pm Start Location: Homestead
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
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  • February 19, 2022 - 10 am - litter pickup in park - meet at Visitors' Center
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  • Valentine Photos at the Base of Stone Mountain
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  • Have you ever been to Stone Mountain and wished you had a photo with your Valentine or family? No one around to help you get all the gang in the same photo? Join a Ranger at the base of Stone Mountain and bring YOUR camera or phone to make this happen. Just a quick .5 mile hike up to the base of the mountain. This program will be weather dependent.
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  • Benefits of Prescribed Burning
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
  • 3/17/2022-19:0
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  • Children's Scavenger Hunt
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  • Children's Scavenger Hunt Join the ranger at the visitor center for a scavenger hunt to try to find some of plants, animal tracks, and insects that you may come across while hiking in the park.
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  • Spring Hike: Naturally Wonderful Waterfalls
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  • Join a ranger at the upper trailhead parking area for a 1.2 mile moderate out and back hike to the top of Stone Mountain Falls to take a look at the park's largest waterfall and some of the changes since the prescribed burn in 2021. Weather Permitting! Date of Event: Sun, 03/27/2022 - 3:00pm Start Location: Upper Trailhead Parking Area
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  • Tree Planting
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  • Start Location: Visitor Center - Join a ranger at the visitor center to learn about the some of the methods used to plant trees to ensure higher success rates and proper tree growth.
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
  • 4/21/2022-19:0
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  • Rock House Hike
  • 4/21/2022-9:0
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  • Start Location: Upper Trailhead Parking Area - Join a ranger at the upper parking lot for a half mile hike and learn a little about Stone Mountain’s geology. Bring what you need for a steep, slightly off-trail hike. Weather permitting.
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  • Designated Trout Waters and Regulations
  • 4/23/2022-15:0
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  • Start Location: Visitor Center - Join a ranger at the visitor center to learn more about the designated trout waters and regulations for delayed harvest and wild trout streams located within the park.
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  • Urban Tree Water Management
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  • Start Location: Hutchinson Homestead - Join a ranger at the Hutchinson Homestead to learn about some of the principles of urban tree water management to learn more about the water use characteristics of trees in the urban landscape to successfully manage trees.
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  • Heads, Hearts, and “Tales” Still Hike
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  • Start Location: Garden Creek Church - Join a ranger at Garden Creek Church for a one mile hike to an abandoned still site. Hear some ‘shiner lore and learn a little about the distilling process. Bring water, snacks, good shoes, walking sticks, and whatever else you need for a comfortable, easy hike. Weather permitting.
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  • How to Tie Your Own Fishing Leader
  • 4/30/2022-15:0
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  • Start Location: Visitor Center - Join a Ranger at the visitor center for a program that will teach you how to tie your own fly fishing leader at a fraction of a cost of buying a tapered leader. The program will last approximately 45 minutes.
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
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  • Volunteer Hike - MST North and Widow's Creek
  • 7/9/2022-13:0
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  • oin us for a Volunteer Hike! 1. Play in the park you love 2. Get to know other Friends members 3. Ongoing projects - Clear trash and debris, report trail conditions 4. Special projects - Park signage research, location tags Trail: MST North and Widow's Creek Difficulty: Strenuous Distance: 7 miles Elevation Change: 1000+ vertical feet - Bring water, snacks, and regular day hiking gear - Meet at the backpacker registration parking lot @ 12.45p-1p - Link to trail descriptions: https://www.ncparks.gov/stone-mountain-state-park/trails
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
  • 7/21/2022-19:0
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
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  • Board Meeting - every month the THIRD Thursday at 7pm - location TBD
  • 12/15/2022-19:0
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