Suwannee River Chainsaw Cleanup Again, 2023-01-28

Update 2023-01-27: Rescheduled: Suwannee River Chainsaw Cleanup 2023-02-19.

You do not have to use a saw to join us as we clear three or four more deadfalls on the last five Suwannee River miles down to Fargo.

[Chainsaw in canoe --Shirley Kokidko 2022-12-29]
Chainsaw in canoe –Shirley Kokidko 2022-12-29

Thanks to Adam Schock of the Conservation Fund for permission to use Three Steps Landing. That will make this one a lot easier than last time.

When: Gather 9 AM, launch 10 AM, end 4 PM, Saturday, January 28, 2023

Put In: Three Steps Landing. Meet at Fargo Ramp and we’ll sort out the shuttle.

Take Out: Fargo Ramp, Half a mile southeast of Fargo on US 441, the boat ramp is on the northeast side of US 441 and on the west (right bank) of the Suwannee River, in Clinch County, Georgia.

GPS: 30.681833, -82.560167

Bring: the usual personal flotation device, boat, paddles, food, drinking water, warm clothes, and first aid kit.
And a chainsaw, sawzall, or handsaw if you have one and know how to use it.
Also trash pickers and trash bags: every WWALS outing is also a cleanup.

Free: This outing is free because it is a cleanup.

We recommend you support the work of WWALS by becoming a WWALS member today!
https://wwals.net/donations

[Map: Three more deadfalls below Steps Landing in WWALS SRWT map]
Map: Three more deadfalls below Steps Landing in the WWALS Suwannee River Water Trail map

Event: facebook, meetup

Paddle: 5 miles, 4 hours.

Shuttle: 6.2 miles, 45 minutes.

Host: Phil Hubbard

Contact: Phil Hubbard

Gauge: Suwannee River at US 441, Fargo, GA, USGS 02314500.

We’d like it to be back down around 94.4′ NAVD88 (2.6′ old style).

Fargo Gauge

Backup: in case of high or low water or bad weather is: Cancel.

[Map: Three Steps Landing to Fargo in WWALS SRWT Map]
Map: Three Steps Landing to Fargo in the WWALS Suwannee River Water Trail Map

More: For more WWALS outings and events as they are posted, see the WWALS outings web page, https://wwals.net/outings/. WWALS members also get an upcoming list in the Tannin Times newsletter.

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

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

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