Daily Archives: May 9, 2023

WWALS River Revue 2023-09-22

Update 2023-05-22: Send in your song for the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2023-09-22.

Hahira, Georgia, May 9, 2023 — WWALS is incorporating the 6th Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest into the inaugural WWALS River Revue. This indoor fundraising dinner to benefit WWALS Watershed Coalition will be held 6-10 PM, Friday, September 22, 2023, at the Turner Center for the Arts in Valdosta, Georgia.

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[WWALS River Revue]
WWALS River Revue

WWALS Development Director Veronica Oakler said, “Raise a glass to clean water and support our work to protect the 10,000-square-mile Suwannee River basin with an evening of food, drink, and entertainment. We’ll have speakers, songs, and a silent auction.”

WWALS President Sara Jay Jones said, “Musicians, song submissions are open! Don’t wait until the deadline to send in your song. Here’s the entry form:”


Suwannee Riverkeeper John S. Quarterman said, Continue reading

Valdosta Lee Street Detention Pond Trash Trap –Florida Specifier 2023-05-03

This brief mention in a Florida state-wide bi-monthly environmental review newspaper is mostly right as far as it goes. Many more people and some personnel changes at the city of Valdosta were involved.

[Valdosta Lee Street Detention Pond Trash Trap and Florida Specifier article]
Valdosta Lee Street Detention Pond Trash Trap and Florida Specifier article

Florida Specifier, April-May 2023, Valdosta trapping trash from entering waterways, Continue reading