Update 2016-10-07: Postponed due to Hurricane Matthew. New date not yet known.
Next week, once again the upper Suwannee that drains into the Gulf gets pulled into a meeting with coastal Georgia Water Planning Councils.
GA DNR, Bulletin, 27 September 2016, Statewide Water Plan – Joint Council Meeting #2 Agenda – October 6 / Dublin, GA,
Joint Council Meeting #2 — Eastern Councils
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Dubose Porter Center
Oconee Fall Line Technical College
560 Pinehill Road
Dublin, GA 31021
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Come hear how the Standing Rock Sioux in North Dakota are protecting their water from the same fossil industry and the same companies that want to drill the Sabal Trail pipeline under our Withlacoochee and Suwannee Rivers in south Georgia and north Florida.
What: The Pipeline Controversy
Where: Cypress Room
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My phone’s pedometer said I walked four miles of the six miles of this section of the Little River, with many fish, two white birds, lots of sand bars, some eroded bluffs, not a lot of trash after we got beyond the GA 76 bridge, and only one spot of invasive species (Japanese climbing fern).
This section would be better with about half a foot more water. The USGS GA 122 Little River gage showed about 3.71 feet for July 10th 2016, so let’s say at least 4.2 feet would be good. This is because there are many sand bars, including one directly upstream from the GA 122 bridge, where the water level is much closer to zero when that gage says 3.71.
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U.S. Congress member Gwen Graham (FL-02) and nature photographer John Moran will keynote the Florida Springs Restoration Summit in Ocala Friday Sept. 30th through Sunday Oct. 2nd at the College of Central Florida.
Gainesville Sun, 8 September 2016, Robert Knight: Fill vacuum in state leadership to fix springs,
The private, non-profit Florida Springs Council was organized by springs’ advocates to Continue reading