WWALS Watershed Coalition advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, Santa Fe, and Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities.
Yesterday Prof. Don Thieme, WWALS member Dan Coleman, and I showed
a reporter around some sinkholes near the Withlacoochee River,
including one that’s been there for decades, leaking into the
Floridan Aquifer, and one that opened up within a couple of months
only a few years ago.
Chris Mericle reports from last night’s (17 Feb 2015) meeting:
Tonight at the Hamilton Co. BOCC meeting the chairman, Josh Smith,
directed the county attorney to get copies of the Senate and House
bills to ban Fracking in FL to supply to the board at the next
meeting. Josh also asked the board to consider a resolution of
support of those bills just as Alachua, Union and Miami-Dade
Counties have done. This should be on the agenda for the next