Madison County sent the first support letter from an elected body for the
Troupville River Camp, almost a month ago.
Other organizations can still send in a letter until the end of this month.
…will increase tourism and the recreational opportunities for locals in our area.
Thank you, Chair Alston Kelley and Commissioners
as well as County Coordinator Brian Kauffman, for this letter.
The Board met during a special called meeting on November 26, 2019,
to discuss this issue, and it was unanimously approved because this
project will increase tourism and the recreational opportunities for
locals in our area.
Photo: Gretchen Quarterman for WWALS, of Nankin to Four Freedoms Trail, Withlacoochee River cleanup and paddle 2019-11-16
Madison County, Florida, near side; Lowndes County, Georgia, far side.
Although we live in Florida, Madison County views the Withlacoochee
River as a shared resource with Valdosta, Lowndes County, and the
State of Georgia, because the river crosses all political
boundaries. In addition, we are very familiar with the River Camps
that were built several years ago on the Suwannee River and know
that these camps have worked extremely well to facilitate increased
tourism. Therefore, the Madison County Board of County Commissioners
is excited to provide this letter of support for the development of
the Troupville River Camp.
The Troupville River Camp will be in the center of the
Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail (WLRWT),
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