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Honeymooning in the Chattahoochee-Oconee

After our wedding we spent the week exploring the WMAs of north Georgia! We had a great time visiting the Chatthoochee-Oconee National Forest and learning about its history and fauna.

The Honeymoon – Playing with Panorama

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For our honeymoon we spent a week in North Georgia exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains near Elijay GA. We’d found a cozy little cabin deep in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest on the lower slopes of Wolfpen Mountain. Our adventures were many and I’ll provide greater detail of them and the places we visited in the week ahead. For now, We’d like to share a collection of images from the journey!

A Good Year for a Pre-Marital-Moon

With all the excitement that came with the end of 2020, we decided to take a bit of a sabbatical. It was necessary time that we took to explore our actions and motives and to properly adapt and frame them for the road ahead of us. We are overjoyed—and anticipating …

A Night at River Creek

During our recent dive into the history of River Creek, we discovered that it’s one of the best examples of a Longleaf Pine/Wiregrass Ecosystem, and that in recent years efforts have been made to repopulate Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers in the area. These were the leading factors in our decision to get …

River Creek, A Storied Past and a Hopeful Future

River Creek, the Ralph and Alexandra Kauka Wildlife Management Area is a mouthful, the name stands out in a list because of, well, the names. Despite the curiosity, we delayed visiting Rivercreek, in much the same way as we avoided Chickasawhatchee WMA. Since our initial strategy for selecting WMAs had been to visit those farther from …