WWALS Watershed Coalition advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, Santa Fe, and Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities.
WWALS Watershed Coalition
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Alapaha River Park?
Adel, GA, 18 February 2013 — WWALS Watershed Coalition opposes
closing Old State Road to Hotchkiss Landing at the Alapaha River,
and proposes Lowndes County instead increase access and conservation
of the Alapaha River by creating a park, which will also boost the
The Lowndes County Commission will vote Tuesday February 26th on
closing the only public access to the Alapaha River in that county.
A regional watershed group, WWALS Watershed Coalition, suggests
instead that the county purchase land along the Alapaha to create a
county park with a boat ramp and trails to match the ones on the
Withlacoochee River in Langdale Park.
Scouting for a potential WWALS outing (since
scheduled for 16 February 2013,
two WWALS board members and three local residents
went to look at Hotchkiss Landing
on Old State Road at the Alapaha River in Lowndes County.
Here are a few pictures; we also have videos, some of which will follow.