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Go: Junior Ranger Program at State Parks

The Georgia State Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Division are now offering free Site-Specific Junior Ranger Activity Books and badges at 59 different parks and historic sites. Visit the parks and historic sites to pick up your Junior Ranger book, explore the unique adventures, and learn more about history and…
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Recipe: Zesty Whole Grain Salad

Enjoy spring produce with this nutritious, low-calorie salad made with quinoa, pecans and kale or spinach. Ingredients 2 cups whole grain (brown rice, Kamut™, quinoa) 2 tablespoons oil (canola or vegetable) 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey Salt and ground black pepper to taste 2 apples, chopped 1/2…
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Go: Ga State Park Clubs & Rewards

Love a challenge? Georgia State Parks have four “clubs” that encourage you to get out and explore while checking off a list. Take on these quests at your own pace; there’s no time limit. New for 2019!  Get your club t-shirt when you join, so you can wear it while exploring. After turning…
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Recipe: Winter Crisp

We have a feeling this recipe will hit the spot for most our readers. On a week with projected snow, a warm treat is just the thing to keep our spirits up. We like this dessert because it’s low in fat and contains ingredients that sweeten the treat without hiking…
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Rainy Day Walking

Does this rainy weather have you down? Finding it tough to get motivated to get those steps in? A few of our loyal Walk Georgia advocates took over a conference room during lunch this week so we could continue to walk and avoid the weather. Think about places that may…
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Go: Beaver Trail Hike at Magnolia Springs

Saturdays: Jan. 5, Jan. 19, Feb. 2 and Feb. 16, from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Join a park ranger for an easy 1-mile hike on the beautiful Beaver Trail and learn about native flora and fauna of the park. Bring walking shoes and water. Meet at the Beaver Trail entrance…
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Recipe: White Chili

Chicken and White Bean Chili

This white chili recipe is the perfect way to warm up a cold, rainy winter day. It uses chicken, which is Georgia’s largest agricultural commodity, with a $4.4 billion dollar value. Ingredients  Yield: 10 servings 4 cups white beans (cooked, see recipe) 1 tbsp oil oil 2 red peppers, chopped…
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