an advocacy organization working for watershed conservation of the Willacoochee, Withlacoochee, Alapaha, and Little River Systems watershed in south Georgia and north Florida through awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen advocacy.
Update 2014-04-25 11:AM: Unfortunately the whole event has been cancelled.
Come hear from
Students Against Violating the Environment (S.A.V.E.)
about fossil fuel divestment
and other environmental issues, 1-4PM today in Drexel Park, NE corner of Patterson Street and Brookwood Avenue;
Facebook event. Rain location: University Center, just south of Brookwood.
A major feature of coastal plain blackwater rivers is their tea color,
ranging from yellow to red,
from tannins from oak trees.
Pretty close to it is the background color of this paragraph, RGB #FF9933,
or 0 40 80 0 CMYK,
or Pantone Solid Coated 1375 C.
Here are some examples from three of WWALS’ rivers.
Come see for yourself at upcoming WWALS outings, such as:
Alapaha River sinks into the Florida Aquifer, some of it comes back up
which actually flows into the Suwannee River, a bit upstream from the
Come with WWALS to the Alapaha Rise, then down the Suwannee River
past the Confluences of both the Alapaha and the Withlacoochee Rivers,
seeing the proposed site of the Sabal Trail Pipeline on the way.
This is a pretty easy outing, but the Suwannee is deep,
so as always bring your personal flotation
If you need a boat, let us know, and we can find you one.
8AM Saturday, August 15th, 2015
8 mile paddle from
Gibson Park to
Suwannee River State Park,
with a side trip upstream first to the
past the Alapaha-Suwannee confluence, the proposed Sabal Trail Pipeline
crossing, and ending at the Withlacoochee confluence,
taking out at Suwannee River State Park.
4 hours, after a 30 minute shuttle.
Florida Highway 6 in Hamilton County, Florida, west
to CR751 South to park just before the river.
This event is FREE! All we ask is that you are a current member of
WWALS Watershed Coalition. If not, it’s easy to join online today at
http://www.wwals.net/donations/. You do not have to be a member to come on this outing. If you like the experience, we recommend that you join to support the efforts of WWALS.
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COMES NOW WWALS WATERSHED COALITION, INC. (WWALS), as friends of the
court and concerned citizens in the above-entitled action in support
of the Defendants and file this their brief with the court in the
above referenced case and states as follows and provides in support
thereof the following:
The current weather forecast for Saturday in Alapaha, GA is cloudy
with 20% chance of thunderstorms. The
water level on the Alapaha River at the
is 9.4 ft and appears to be plateauing.
[The river has already been going down for a couple of days upstream
at the Irwinville gauge. -jsq]
Unless there are heavy rains in or north of Alapaha Friday, we
should be able to proceed with our planned outing.
It should be a
fast trip with the water this high, and with fast, high water comes
increased risk, so this is probably not a great outing for a