Georgia Environmental Action Network

Conservation at the Click of a Button – www.protectgeorgia.net The Georgia Environmental Action Network (GEAN) is the voice with which the environmental community in Georgia speaks to the Georgia General Assembly and other state level decision makers that impact...

Modifying Dimple Rapid

A teenage girl was drowned on the Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle State Park, Pennsylvania, on July 9th. She was on a commercial raft trip when she was thrown from her boat at Dimple Rock Rapid. After recovering her body the following day, park authorities said the...

Chestatee River Clean Up

This trip was planned for the Tesnatee/Chestatee in joint celebration of American Rivers Month and National Trails Day. However, the number of volunteers was low and several of those who registered canceled at the last moment or did not show up. When we met at the...

Bombing of Quartzite Falls

Don’t Forget the Guard Rails Film Documents the Bombing of Quartzite Falls Quartzite Falls is a white water rapid in Arizona’s Upper Salt River Canyon Wilderness Area. The focal point of this rapid once was a hydraulic keeper hole, which could stop, hold,...

Pigeon River Cleanup

If you are a southeastern white water paddler, you probably know about the infamous pollution problems on the Pigeon River. The Champion International pulp and paper mill in Canton, North Carolina, has been turning the waters of the Pigeon black for the past 90 years....