Daily Archives: June 9, 2023

Clean Rivers 2023-06-08

Update 2023-06-16: Very bad upstream Withlacoochee River 2023-06-15.

The Withlacoochee River and Little Rivers tested good for Thursday, and the Alapaha River for Tuesday. Unless it rains, happy swimming, boating, and fishing this weekend.

Or join us tomorrow on the Suwannee River Chainsaw Cleanup 2023-06-10.

[Chart, Rivers, Swim Guide Map, 2023-06-08]
Chart, Rivers, Swim Guide Map, 2023-06-08

No new sewage spills have been reported. in the Suwannee River Basin in Georgia or Florida.

The most recent results we have from Valdosta are for Monday upstream and for Friday a week ago downstream. Continue reading

Pictures: Banks Lake Full Strawberry Moon –jsq 2023-06-03

Update June 15, 2024: Banks Lake Full Strawberry Moon Paddle 2024-06-21.

Thunder and lightning made quite a display to the south, but never came over Banks Lake, while we paddled out to see the sun set, the bats fly, and the moon rise over the cypress trees.

Plus we saw Mars and Venus.

[Banner, boats, storm, bats, Venus, Mars]
Banner, boats, storm, bats, Venus, Mars

Thanks to Gee Edwards for leading this Banks Lake Full Strawberry Moon paddle for WWALS, Saturday, June 3, 2023. Thanks to everyone who paddled, and to Banks Lake Outdoors and the Lanier County Commission for providing boats.

There are more pictures below.

See also facebook photosets by Continue reading