Training Session about Non-Profit Boards 2015-06-05

This coming Friday, June 5th, eight area chambers of commerce, the Southeastern Credit Union, and the Valdosta Daily Times (VDT) are sponsoring a workshop on nonprofit boards, 8:30 AM to noon, at the Country Inn & Suites, 1308 St Augustine Rd, Valdosta, GA 31601.

VDT, 28 May 2015, Chambers host training for nonprofits, Continue reading

Douglas meeting of Suwannee-Satilla Regional Water Planning Council 2015-06-15

WWALS Ambassador Dave Hetzel will be speaking at this meeting (PDF). 300x194 Douglas and Coffee County, Satilla and Willacoochee Rivers, in Douglas meeting of Water Council, by Suwannee-Satilla Regional Water Planning Council, for, 15 June 2015

Douglas is in the Satilla River watershed, but WWALS’ Willacoochee River forms the border between Coffee County and Berrien County.



Announcement Date: May 28, 2015

The Suwannee-Satilla Regional Water Planning Council is holding its next meeting
at the following date, time, and location: Continue reading


Hearing starts soon.

Pipeline invader Sabal Trail Transmission, co-owned by Spectra Energy of Houston, Texas, NextEra Energy of Juno Beach, Florida, and Duke Energy of North Carolina, is suing a Georgia Centennial Family Farm. WWALS Ambassador Dave Hetzel and President John S. Quarterman joined SpectraBusters and Longleaf Earth First to support local landowners.

EPA Clean Water Rule finalized

I still see EPA’s new Clean Water Rule as a good thing, since it protects drinking water, paddling, and fishing, while opponents remain quite vague about what might be wrong with it.

After last year’s comment period, U.S. EPA has posted a prepublication version of its final Clean Water Rule.

Katie Shepherd, L.A. Times, 27 May 2015, Under new EPA rule, Clean Water Act protections will cover all active tributaries, Continue reading