Tag Archives: Stewardship

WWALS Watershed Coalition Is Suwannee Riverkeeper

WWALS Vision: A healthy watershed with clean, swimmable, fishable, drinkable water.

[WWALS Watershed Coalition (WWALS) is Suwannee Riverkeeper]

Help Suwannee Riverkeeper save the Okefenokee Swamp: you can object to a titanium strip mine proposed far too near the Swamp.

Help Suwannee Riverkeeper Save the Okefenokee Swamp

Fourth Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest: Send in your song now! Or come to the Finals in August in Valdosta and hear new songs about our rivers, springs, swamps, and sinks.

Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest

Need swimming, diving, tubing, water skiing, or rapids pictures and locations: to help reclassify our rivers in Georgia as Recreational for tighter restrictions on contamination.

Reclassify as Recreationa: rivers, swamps, Suwannee River Basin

WWALS Mission: WWALS Watershed Coalition (WWALS), established June 2012, is Continue reading

Twin Pines: no keys to the Okefenokee –Christian Hunt 2019-10-23

Excellent letter in the Charlton County Herald, October 23, 2019. You can send your own letter to the editor or comment to the Army Corps or GA-EPD.

Twin Pines should not be given the keys to the Okefenokee

Dear Editor,

Since announcing plans to strip mine along the Trail Ridge adjacent to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Twin Pines Minerals has held multiple hearings and meetings with political figures and the people of Charlton County to make their case and ostensibly calm fears about the miners environmental impact. Unfortunately, the company continues to display a lack of transparency and misrepresent both the nature and scale of the proposed mine, as well the costs of mining next to the swamp.

To truly understand what is at stake, here are the facts.


First, Twin Pines has repeatedly claimed that operations will only Continue reading

Water amendments passed 2018-11-06

The obvious water constitutional amendments passed resoundingly in both Florida and Georgia.

FL 9 and GA 1, Water Amendments

By well more than the required 60%, Continue reading

Georgia and Florida Constitutional Amendments 2018-11-06

Two Georgia state constitutional amendments are relevant to clean water, of those on the ballot tomorrow in the November 6, 2018, General Election. And in Florida, vote Yes on Florida Amendment 9, to ban offshore oil and gas drilling.

In Georgia I recommend:

  • Yes on 1, the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment
  • No on 2, appointing instead of electing some judges

Below is why.

Yes on GA 1, Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment

Yes on GA 1

For the title, summary, and detailed constitutional changes, see Continue reading