All Georgia Riverkeepers speak Wednesday to American Fisheries Society 2019-02-06

Update 2019-02-08: Video.

Apparently for the first time ever, all the Riverkeepers of Georgia will be speaking at the same event. Flint Riverkeeper Gordon Rogers passed on the invitation from the Georgia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (GA-AFS) to speak at their annual conference.

When: Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Where: Lake Blackshear Resort, 2459-H US Highway 280 West Cordele, GA 31015

What: 2019 GA-AFS Chapter Annual Meeting

Lake Blackshear Resort

Wednesday (continued), February 6, 2019
SESSION 3: GEORGIA’S RIVERKEEPERS (SYMPOSIA)
1:05 – 1:20 Coal ash In Georgia— what is it, where it is and why it’s in the water Jen Hilburn Altamaha Riverkeeper
1:20 – 1:35 Protecting the Chattahoochee with water quality monitoring Jason Ulseth Chattachoochee Riverkeeper
1:35 – 1:50 Restoring the “trust” in environmental trust funds Jesse Demonbreun-Chapman Upper Coosa Riverkeeper
BREAK
2:10 – 2:25 Georgia instream flow policy: a brief history and consequences Gordon Rogers Flint Riverkeeper
2:25 – 2:40 An overview of research collaborations between Ogeechee Riverkeeper and other organizations Damon Mullis Ogeechee Riverkeeper
2:40 – 2:55 Improving Relationships Between Fisheries Managers and Nonprofit Leaders Anna Laws St Marys Riverkeeper
BREAK
3:15 – 3:30 Habitat restoration in the Satilla River estuary by closing obsolete navigation cuts Laura Early Satilla Riverkeeper
3:30 – 3:45 Cutoff bend restoration on the Savannah River Tonya Bonitatibus Savannah Riverkeeper
3:45 – 4:00 Daily GA-EPD sewage spills report: how that happened, what’s in them, and what to do about them John S. Quarterman Suwannee Riverkeeper
4:00 – 4:30 PANEL DISCUSSION RIVERKEEPERS

I will be videoing the Riverkeeper presentations for posting on YouTube. Here are those videos.

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

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