The Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority (VLDA) sits in the middle of the Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail (WLRWT), where the Little and Withlacoochee Rivers join, and also in the middle of the Valdosta Metropolitan Statistical Area, with around 140,000 people, which is almost half the entire population of the Suwannee River Basin. VLDA didn’t need any explaining about how the WLRWT improves quality of life, and that benefits the local economy.
Image of the signed VLDA letter. See also PDF.
February 20, 2018
Mr. John S. Quarterman, President
WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc. PO Box 88
Hahira, GA 31632
Dear Mr. Quarterman;
The Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority works diligently with our existing companies and prospective companies looking to relocate to Valdosta, Georgia. There are several components that are part of this process and one of those is quality of life. Communities that have a wide variety of activities, arts and entertainment and outdoor recreation do better in the selection process as opposed to those that are limited.
The Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority understands that the WWALS Watershed Coalition is working to improve the aspect of outdoor recreation. We are supportive of your organizations efforts to market existing and new facilities along the Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail (WLRWT).
Thank you for your efforts on behalf of the Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail.
103 Roosevelt Drive // Valdosta, GA 31602 // 229.259.9972
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®
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