Chattahoochee Valley Blueway Survey

The Butler Center for Business and Economic Research at Columbus State University is conducting a short survey to help estimate the economic impact of a proposed blueway along the Chattahoochee River. The proposed Chattahoochee Valley Blueway will highlight the river...

Etowah & Chestatee Cleanup

Time to place on your calendar October 22, 9:00 AM, to help clean up the Etowah and Chestatee rivers near Dahlonega. Over the last five years participation by many members of GCA has made this Rivers Alive event sponsored by the Lumpkin Coalition much fun and a great...

Letter To EPA on Behalf of GCA

June 15, 2011 Water Docket Environmental Protection Agency Mail Code 2822T 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. Washington, D.C. 20460 Attn: Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OW-2011-0409   Dear Sirs/Madams: The Georgia Canoeing Association appreciates this opportunity to present its...

Oconee River to lose 170 CFS

On January 13th, 2011, Georgians4Power was granted a permit to being working on new coal fired power plants in south Georgia on the Oconee river. The new plant should use about  up to 16,000,000 gallons per day during peak demand. About 1,500,000 gallons will be...

GCA Chattooga River Cleanup

We had a great crew to clean GCA’s adopted section of the Chattooga, Thrift’s Ferry to Bull Sluice. We had great weather and a good water level (1.84 on the USGS gauge). Participating were Sheila Abner, Kevin Ballard, Evelyn Hopkins, Jeff and Roxanne Lankford,...