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New Echota Historic Site
  Saturday, January 24, 2015
New Echota Privet Pull
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015 12 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
It's taking over the world! Or at least, parts of the south. Help us eradicate New Echota of the invasive chinese privet plant that is growing throughout the parks and trail systems. Bring your gloves and join us as we cut, saw and spray to make room for our native plants to thrive and spread. 706-624-1321.
  Saturday, February 28, 2015
New Echota Privet Pull
Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 12 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Joins us along the trails as we eradicate the chinese privet that is taking over the parks. Bring your gloves as we saw, cut and spray to make room for our native plants and trees. 706-624-1321.
  Saturday, March 14, 2015
Spring Fling Volunteer Day
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Come join in and volunteer with us as we get our Blue Bird and Wood Duck nesting boxes ready for the nesting season. Those with a green thumb can help prepare the Cherokee Farmstead garden plot for the upcoming growing season. 706-624-1321.
  Saturday, April 25, 2015
Trail Volunteers Needed
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 to Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 9:30 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
We'll be working on the Pond Overlook Trail (1/3 m) and the New Town Creek Nature Trail (1 m) including cleaning signs, staining tables and repairing footbridges to get these trails in great shape for the visitors at New Echota. Pack a lunch and join us during one of the prettiest months at New Echota. 706-624-1321.
  Saturday, May 9, 2015
New Echota Cemetery Clean-up
Saturday, May 9, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Learn about the significant history of New Echota and those buried in the town cemetery as we clean up this small cemetery and pathway. Wear your work gloves and pack a lunch for a picnic afterwards. 706-624-1321.
  Saturday, June 6, 2015
National Trails Day Volunteer Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
As a certified site along on theTrail of Tears National Historic Trail, we'll be working on sprucing up the landscaping at New Echota and cleaning up New Town Creek Nature Trail. Come learn about this significant part of Cherokee, Georgia and United States history as we work to improve part of this important National Historic Trail. 706-624-1321.
  Saturday, July 25, 2015
Green Corn Clean-Up Day
Saturday, Jul 25, 2015 10 AM to 12:30 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
The farmstead garden will need some mid-season work. Join us as we learn about the 3 sisters of the Cherokee garden while we get it into shape and afterwards help clean up the historic buildings inside. $5 parking. 706-624-1231.
  Saturday, September 26, 2015
Your State Parks Day 2015
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Volunteers around the country will be helping to improve their favorite historic site and parks on this special day. Join us as we spruce up the old Cherokee Capital town of New Echota. Bring the entire family out or call to register your Scout or other groups. Afternoon tours of the historic buildings and grounds will be provided. 706-624-1321.
  Saturday, November 14, 2015
Winter's Coming Volunteer Day
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 12:30 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
We'll be pruning the fruit trees and adding fertilizer, tearing down some beaver dams and cleaning out the Bluebird and Wood Duck nesting boxes in preparation for winter. 706-624-1321.
 

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