Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Go: Beach Bash at Don Carter

Don Carter State Park

Saturday, May 26, 11 am – 4 pm Don Carter State Park, Gainesville School’s out, scream and shout! Summer is finally here, and Georgia State Parks want to share this excitement with you. Join staff for summertime fun on the Don Carter beach. There will be paddle board races, sand…
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Recipe: Mango Berry Rotini Salad

mango berry salad

Mango, berries, spinach, and feta cheese make for a colorful twist on pasta salad, with the perfect balance of sweet and tangy. Ingredients 1 cup (4 oz) whole-wheat rotini pasta, uncooked 1 ripe mango 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blueberries 2 cups Fresh Baby Spinach 1/2 cup reduced-fat feta cheese   For the vinaigrette: 3 tablespoons extra…
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Recipe: Bell Pepper & Vidalia Onion Strata

Vidalia Onion in field

Bell pepper and Vidalia Onion Strata is a great way to put together a quick brunch. The combination of eggs and vegetables is an excellent source of protein, vitamins, and minerals. UGA operates the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center in southeast Georgia near Lyons in Toombs County. Fertility studies…
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Bone Health

Bones provide the framework for our bodies and play a key role in maintaining overall health and mobility throughout our lives. The majority of bone growth occurs during the childhood and teen years, but maintaining bone density becomes essential as we get older. To maintain bone strength: Be physically active. Engage…
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Go: Sweep the ‘Hooch

hooch sweep

Saturday, April 7, 9 am – noon Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Newnan Partner with Trout Unlimited, Chattahoochee River keepers and the National Park Service for the sixth annual Sweep the Hooch. This massive cleanup extends all the way from the upper Chattahoochee to Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Space is limited,…
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Recipe: Hawaiian Huli Chicken

chicken skewer

With temperatures heating up, we’re ready to put away our crock pot and give up warm stews, but early spring rain showers and fluctuating temperatures (44 degrees this morning, 75 this afternoon?!), can make grilling inconvenient too. What to do? Use that broiler! You can get chargrilled without the charcoal, and summer…
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March is National Nutrition Month

American Heart Association logo

Since March is National Nutrition Month, we wanted to share some healthy eating tips from the American Heart Association. What is a healthy diet and how much should you eat? The Easy Way to Eat Healthy A healthy eating pattern is about smart choices.  The American Heart Association suggests these…
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