Over the Fecal coliform line at the state line, Withlacoochee River 2018-12-05

Another mysterious rise of bacterial counts at Horn Bridge, at Mozell Spells, near State Line Ramp, Withlacoochee River, in the latest data from Valdosta, from Wednesday, December 5, 2018, obtained as usual through open records request.

Valdosta Committee meeting, Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2018-04-29

Sunday 2PM in Valdosta, the Committee meets about the First Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest. And song submissions are open! When: 2-3 PM Sunday 29 March 2018 Where: Cheddars Scratch Kitchen, 270 Norman Dr, Valdosta, GA 31601 aka Cheddar’s Casual Cafe, Off I-75 Exit 16, US 84, West Hill Avenue. What: More judge candidates, and […]

Video: Valdosta resolution for Alapaha River Water Trail 2018-04-05

Not bad for a spring break agenda: Valdosta also passed a resolution for the Alapaha River Water Trail (ARWT), introduced by City Manager Mark Barber, moved by Council Vivian Miller-Cody, seconded by Tim Carroll, and approved unanimously. Here’s the video:

Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2018-06-23

Come hear the finalists play in the First Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest: Mike Tappan from Valdosta, Georgia Emmett Carlisle from Gainesville, Florida Hollin Gammage from McMinnville, Tennessee. Dave Phar of Suwannee Canoe Outpost at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, Florida. Jay Jourden of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Stay tuned for […]

Valdosta Committee meeting, Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2018-03-28

Wednesday noon in Valdosta, the last Committee meeting before submissions open for the First Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest. When: 12-1 PM Wednesday 28 March 2018 Where: Cheddars Scratch Kitchen, 270 Norman Dr, Valdosta, GA 31601 aka Cheddar’s Casual Cafe, Off I-75 Exit 16, US 84, West Hill Avenue. What: Judge candidates, and event logistics […]

Live Oak Committee meeting for Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2018-03-21

Wednesday in Live Oak, the organizing Committee meets for the First Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest. You can even write about the Ockolocoochee River! When: 3PM Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Where: Brown Lantern Restaurant, 417 E Howard St, Live Oak, FL 32064 What: WWALS Songwriting Committee planning the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest. Like last week […]

Ockolocoochee, Little River 1889-01-29

Who knows the Ockolocoochee River? No, not the Ochlockonee River; that’s a bit to the west. You do know the Ockolocoochee River as the Little River, of the Withlacoochee, of the Suwannee. Here is news from 1889 that also includes the boat that didn’t survive from Troupville to Ellaville, which was apparently not a paddlewheel […]

Committee meeting in Valdosta and draft sponsor banners: Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2018-03-14

Last week the Committee met by telephone. This week it will meet in person, tomorrow, in Valdosta for the first time. When: 1PM Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Where: Michael’s Deli, 1307 N Ashley St, Valdosta, GA 31601-4017 To attend by telephone, contact us for the number. Event: facebook, meetup What: Finishing up contest rules, entry […]

Committee meeting: Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2018-02-10

Singing Cedar Key in the summer? How many songs can you name about the Suwannee River, or the Withlacoochee, Alapaha, Alapahoochee, Little (which one?), Grand Bay, Banks Lake, the Okefenokee Swamp, Suwannacoochee Spring, Manatee Springs, or the Dead River Sink? Most people know only one song for all of that. Come on, songwriters, let’s hear […]

Sasser Landing to Jennings Bluff & Dead River Sink 2015-06-14

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.