Piscola Creek

Running through Thomas and Brooks Counties, Georgia to the Withlacoochee River, Piscola Creek is on the USDA National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI) as two of the three Georgia Priority Watersheds, all of which are in WWALS watersheds. Upper Piscola Creek Watershed encompasses 25,936 acres of land in the southeast part […]

Grants to clean up two creeks in south Georgia

Funds are available for farmers, ranchers, and forest owners to help clean up two creeks in WWALS watersheds: Deep Creek in Turner County, a tributary of the Alapaha River, and Piscola Creek in Thomas and Brooks Counties, a tributary of the Withlacoochee River. The deadline for applications is May 16th. WCTV via AP 5 April […]

Boston, GA, Man wins WWALS Kayak Raffle 2019-07-15

The winner is: Josh Maichele of Boston, Georgia. Photo: John S. Quarterman, Josh Maichele, Gretchen Quarterman, brother That’s in the Piscola Creek watershed. He came over to the other side of the Withlacoochee River to collect his prize.

Water trails, agriculture, urban goals, pipelines, water quality monitoring –WWALS to GA-EPD 2019-04-26

Attendees from the Suwannee River Basin were the majority at the first public meeting about Georgia EPD’s revisions to its Nonpoint Source Management Plan. Suwannee Riverkeeper John S. Quarterman attended, as did Erica McLelland and Julie Shutters. Photo: John S. Quarterman for WWALS (yes, I’ve ordered a new camera lens). At the end of the […]

Pilgrim’s Pride to pay $1.43 million Suwannee River pollution to settle lawsuit by Environment Florida and Sierra Club 2017-11-14

Despite what we heard at the BMAP meeting Tuesday, it turns out Best Management Practices (BMP) are not all that can be done to fix fertilizer nitrate runoff in the Suwannee Rier Basin. “More than $1 million of the Pilgrim’s penalty would fund a program to help nearby farmers reduce their pollution as well.” The […]

WLRWT Points

Points on the WRWT map Last update: 2019-11-20 See also Categories and Access points. Descriptions  Ramp,  Launch,  Stairs Source of the Littlle River CATEGORIES: Source LAYER: Other GPS: 31.751398, -83.765652 31.751398, -83.765652 WATER BODY: Little River ADDRESS: Between Warwick Highway (CR 249) and CR 94, NW of Ashburn, GA, SSW of Arabi, Turner County WEBSITE: […]

WLRWT Categories

Categories on the WRWT map Last update: 2019-11-20 Contents: Airport, Bridge, Cemetery, Dam, Ford, Hiking Trail, Lake, Landfill, Landing, Muni Drinking Water, Obstacle, Outfitter, Pipeline, Point of Interest, Pond, Public Land, Railbridge, River Gauge, Shoal, Shoals, Shooting Range, Sinkhole, Solar, Source, Spill, Spring, Town Site, Tributary, WTP. See also Access points and All points. Descriptions […]

Chicken hatchery coming to Quitman, GA

Update 2017-05-06: More on ownership of Aviagen. In Brooks County south of Quitman, draining into Piscola Creek and the Withlacoochee River, in the same industrial park where WWALS caught Sabal Trail illegally burning, a poultry breeder will be setting up shop. News Desk, Area Development, 9 March 2017, Aviagen Plans $18 Million Hatchery In Quitman, […]