Tag Archives: Wanee

Submissions, Songwriting Contest

Update May 15, 2018: Deadline extended to Friday, June 1, 2018!

The first to submit a song is David Pharr of Suwannee Canoe Outpost on the Suwannee River in Suwannee County.

At the Boat Ramp, Wanee Travelling Stage
Photo: John S. Quarterman for WWALS of Suwannee Canoe Outpost behind Wanee Travelling Stage 2018-04-21

We can’t tell you the title, lyrics or music of Dave’s submission, because that wouldn’t be fair to the other submissions which will be pouring in. And no, we won’t publish your name unless you agree to that, as Dave did.

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Water Quality Testing Training, Suwannee River 2018-04-21

Awful early after a late night at Wanee, we went down to the Suwannee River at the music park and did water quality testing training.

Sara, Ryne, Steve, Scotti, Suwannee River Sara Jay, Ryne Nimmo, Steve Miller, Scotti Jay; photo by John S. Quarterman for WWALS, 2018-04-21.

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Wanee Wednesday 2018-04-18

WWALS at Wanee yesterday, and all day today, tomorrow, and Saturday. New location right by the campsite entrance and exit:

Gretchen in action, Day
Gretchen in action.

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WWALS at Wanee with water quality testing 2018-04-18-21

Come join Suwannee Riverkeeper and 10,000 of our closest friends at Wanee near the Suwannee River in the spring. We’ll be holding water quality testing training Saturday morning, and there are all sorts of other opportunities for you to paddle with us and help advocate for the rivers and the aquifer. Plus a kayak raffle!

Kayak being raffled

When: April 18-April 21, 2018

Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park
3076 95th Dr, Live Oak, Florida 32060

Event: facebook, meetup

What: Wanee, the music festival that started them all, and still one of the biggest, this year featuring Phil Lesh and The Terrapin Family Band, Widespread Panic, As the Crow Flies, Continue reading

Morgan Murray, Collier County Waterkeeper Harrison Langley, WWALS Science Committee Chair Tom Potter, Suwannee Riverkeeper John S. Quarterman

Update 2017-10-04: Pictures from all four days of Wanee.

At Wanee
Morgan Murray, Collier County Waterkeeper Harrison Langley, WWALS Science Committee Chair Tom Potter, Suwannee Riverkeeper John S. Quarterman

We’ll be at Wanee through Saturday.

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

You can join this fun and work by becoming a WWALS member today!

WWALS at Wanee Wednesday through Saturday 2017-04-19-22

Wanee snuck in an extra afternoon this starting 2:30 PM Wednesday April 19th for Remembering Butch Trucks, and yes, WWALS will be there tomorrow through Saturday, so look for the WWALS and Suwannee Riverkeeper banners.

For more about the music festival that started them all, see the previous post.

If you want to help at the WWALS table, send email to wwalswatershed@gmail.com or call 229-242-0102 or come by the Suwannee Riverkeeper table.

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

You can join this fun and work by becoming a WWALS member today!

WWALS at Wanee 2017-04-20-22

Update 2017-04-18: Yes, WWALS will be at Wanee Wednesday afternoon April 19th for Remembering Butch Trucks, and all day Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, as well. Look for the WWALS or Suwannee Riverkeeper banners.

The music festival that started them all, and still one of the biggest: Wanee outside in the spring near the Suwannee River. Come talk to Suwannee Riverkeeper about how you can paddle with us and help advocate for the rivers and the aquifer.

That picture is from a previous festival. We’ll be in a different location at the park, meeting more than 10,000 of our closest friends.

When:

April 20-April 22, 2017

Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park
3076 95th Dr, Live Oak, Florida 32060

Event: facebook

What: Wanee, featuring Bob Weir, Widespread Panic, Trey Anastasio, Gov’t Mule, Dark Star Orchestra, Dr. John & the Nite Trippers, Trey Anastasio Band, and more.

If you want to help at the WWALS table, send email to wwalswatershed@gmail.com or call 229-242-0102.

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

You can join this fun and work by becoming a WWALS member today!

Aerials: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park 2016-11-23

Wanee main stages, 30.3929100, -82.9443730 Wanee, Hulaween, Suwannee River Roots Revival, and right now Suwannee Lights; where music lives: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, seen from the air.

Wanee main entrance to Grande Hall, 30.3940130, -82.9404060

Wanee main entrance to Grande Hall,

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WWALS at Suwannee River Roots Revival 2016-10-15

Music and advocacy on the banks of the iconic Suwannee River!

Gretchen Quarterman and Dave Hetzel by Leeann Drabenstott Culbreath WWALS outings, rivers, Valdosta wastewater, agricultural runoff, and the issue half the people wanted to talk about was the Sabal Trail fracked methane pipeline: nobody wants it.

Thanks to Leeann Drabenstott Culbreath for the great picture of WWALS Treasurer Gretchen Quarterman and Ambassador Dave Hetzel, who engages everybody who walks past. Thanks to WWALS member Bret Huntley for camping overnight last night and setting up this morning. Gretchen took the other pictures of Dave and Bret. WWALS president John S. Quarterman took the one of the Shook Twins on the Amphitheater Stage in Spirit of Suwannee Music Park at Suwannee River Roots Revival on the banks of the Suwannee River.

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