River Trash Clean Up Tips and Help

Here are a couple of tips if you decide to schedule and lead a clean up: Take a small section of less then 5 miles so you don’t overload yourself and burn out your helpersFigure out how to handle the trash once you get it to the takeout.  Many counties, cities,...

Tires – Trash Talk

Hey all you Georgia paddlers, hope you had a safe and fun holiday and July. Keep praying for rain. Just got back from Paddle Georgia on the Flint River. Like all of Georgia’s rivers, the Flint is extremely low and suffers from lack of rain. GCA had a large presence...

Big Brother and the Water Bill

I’m proud of my in-laws. As my mother-in-law puts it, “the drought really changed the way we looked at things” and our water usage.As a result, over the past few years they have gone from not thinking about water usage and having one of the best...

GEAN Environmental Alert Emails

Highlights from 2009 1st Quarter Georgia Environmental Action NetworkSteering Committee MeetingJanuary 6, 2009‧ GEAN includes the following participating organizations:Altamaha RiverkeeperCenter for a Sustainable CoastCoosa River Basin InitiativeGeorgia Canoeing...

On the Etowah, Amicalola

 The GRES paddlers will hopefully be joined by dignitaries and others paddling after the ceremony. The new put-in will be operated by Dawson County at no charge to users. The take-out at Kelly Bridge Road, however, remains private and still has a parking fee. Without...

Stegal Mill Rapid on the Cartecay

We were talking tonight about how the name of a rapid on the Cartercay has changed names for some strange reason. I have been running this river since 1976 – in fact my ex-husband’s family owned all the land on both sides of the river at the covered bridge...