A strip of forest along a stream channel, also called a riparian forest buffer, has been proposed and used for decades as a best management practice to protect streams by filtering out contaminants from agriculture and other land uses before they can enter them.Their benefits are many, but one benefit has dominated social and political conversations, and that is their role in preventing contaminants from entering streams.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today unveiled an
interactive map that identifies DNR-managed lands and outdoor
recreation opportunities. The “Georgia Outdoor Map”
includes state parks, wildlife management areas, public fishing
areas, boat ramps, and historic sites. Users are able to search by
category to find locations where they can camp, hunt, hike, fish or
Don’t forget, there is a great opportunity to enjoy the scenic
beauty of one of our south GA blackwater rivers and help raise money
for WWALS and Friends of Reed Bingham this coming Saturday, March 22
at The second annual BIG Little River Paddle Event. There is still
register on line.