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 as the center of a recreation and natural resource program as well as a stimulus for eco-tourism and economic development in the Chattahoochee Valley region extending from Valley and Lanett, Alabama and West Point, Georgia in the north to Columbus, Georgia in the south.

The survey will be used to collect demographic and expenditure information of a typical paddler in our region as well as attitudes regarding the proposed blueway.

 Please take a few minutes to help with this survey.

There are two ways to access the survey.
(1)   Go to and click on the Blueway Survey link on the left.
(2)  The direct link to the survey is


Benjamin Blare
May 1, 2012