See three sinks, a waterfall, and a distributary in these videos from the WWALS Outing to Turket Creek Waterfall, the Alapahoochee River, the Alapaha River Sink, and the Dead River Sink, June 14, 2015. A WWALS video playlist follows the links to each video below. Continue reading
Rescheduled due to Tropical Storm Irma: a combination Rivers Alive and Waterkeeper Alliance Cleanup on the enchanting Alapaha River at Pafford Landing, Lakeland, Georgia, plus optional upstream and back paddle afterwards.
When: 2PM, Sunday, October 1, 2017
Where: Pafford’s Landing, MILE 71.73, east of Lakeland, GA, south side of GA 122, into the woods, west side of Alapaha River, Lanier County
More pictures of Pafford’s Landing and trash to be picked up here.
Cleanup: Cleanup materials will be provided, but if you’ve got Continue reading
I still want to know which river that is, under “(2) Areas Requiring Special Attention Defining Narrative; Threatened Regionally Important Resources&rdquo. And what I already sent SGRC for WWALS is below this reminder message. Received yesterday:
A quick reminder for our 1st Regional Plan Update Workshop on:
September 21st, 2017 9:30a to 12:30p
Valdosta SGRC Offices at 327 W. Savannah Ave
The first workshop will cover the following topics:
- Review the existing issues and opportunities within the Region and determine whether they are Continue reading
Plenty of trash to pick up on the site of the WWALS Rivers Alive Cleanup and Paddle Outing, Alapaha River 2017-09-10.
Such a nice river. Come help clean it up!
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®Continue reading
Historic church, steep downhill access to the Alapaha River, and lots of trash.
Why would anybody trash a nice river like that? Continue reading
Many of you know Julian Fields, retired forester, very knowledgable about many things around south Georgia. In this video, he’s showing people where Old Coffee Road forded the Alapaha River. I haven’t been able to find a map of any age that shows that ford. However, given that Old Coffee Road in Berrien County goes as far as Rowetown Church Road, I’d guess either Rowetown Church Road is where Old Coffee Road crossed the river, at Rowetown Church Cemetery, or it was somewhat upstream. Does anybody know?
The Lowndes County parcel in the new Wildlife Management Area off of US 84 does not go as far north as the Lanier County one, and does not go all the way to the Alapaha River at US 84:
This is because some years ago Continue reading