Agenda: Water, Agriculture, and Forestry; public meeting @ VSU 2017-03-28


Valdosta, Georgia; March 28, 2017 — It’s a full agenda tonight about Water, Agriculture, and Forestry with in a public meeting at Valdosta State University, hosted by WWALS Watershed Coalition.

325x602 Suwannee Streamer, in Suwannee River Basin, by John S. Quarterman, for, 25 June 2014 When: 6-8PM Tuesday March 28, 2017

Where: UC Theater, UC Center, Valdosta State University
1215 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31698

Event: facebook

Host: WWALS Watershed Coalition
the Waterkeeper® Alliance Member as Suwannee Riverkeeper®


Getting out on the rivers (5 minutes each):

  • About WWALS
    —Dave Hetzel, WWALS Ambassador
  • Outings: cleanups and monthly paddles
    —Phil Hubbard, WWALS Outings Committee Chair
  • Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail: signs, landings, and addresses
    —John S. Quarterman, Suwannee Riverkeeper

Science and practice (15 minutes + 5 minutes Q&A each):

  • Geology: erosion and runoff
    —Can Denizman, VSU Geology Professor: dye tests
    —Don Thieme, VSU Geology Professor: sinkholes, groundwater, and wells
  • Agriculture: pesticides and fertilizer
    —Tom Potter, WWALS Science Committee Chair
  • Forestry: A Day in the Woods and Best Management Practices
    —Heather Brasell, Gaskins Forest Education Center
  • Botany: Invasive species and native species
    —Gretchen Quarterman, WWALS Executive Director

Last call (5 minutes each)

  • Alapaha River Water Trail
    —Bret Wagenhorst, WWALS Board Member
  • Energy: solar power and pipelines
    —John S. Quarterman, Suwannee Riverkeeper
  • Thanks for coming
    —Gretchen Quarterman, WWALS Executive Director

About: WWALS Watershed Coalition (WWALS) advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, and Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities. WWALS is the Waterkeeper® Alliance Member as Suwannee Riverkeeper®.

Contact: WWALS Watershed Coalition
P.O. Box 88
Hahira, GA 31632
Gretchen Quarterman, Executive Director
John S. Quarterman, Suwannee Riverkeeper


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