Trash at GA 135, Alapahoochee River, Echols County, GA 2019-11-08

Elizabeth Reynolds sums it up in her video with her pictures of the trash at the Alapahoochee bridge: “Way to go, humans!“

Who’s interested in a cleanup?

[Mattress]
Mattress

This is about halfway between Lake Park in Lowndes County and Statenville in Echols County, at the GA 376 bridge on the Alapahoochee River.

It’s also about ten miles upstream from Florida, and about a dozen miles from the Alapahoochee Confluence with the Alapaha River.

[GA 376 @ Alapachoochee River]
GA 376 @ Alapachoochee River

Here’s the video:


Trash at GA 135, Alapahoochee River, Echols County, GA 2019-11-08
Video by Elizabeth Reynolds, November 8, 2019

She’s talking about Enoch Creek, which flows from Lowndes County, about a mile to the west, into the Alapahoochee River in Echols County. just downstream of the GA 376 bridge.

In the woods

The Alapahoochee River is part of the WWALS Alapaha River Water Trail (ARWT). And this is not what we like to see on the ARWT.

[Green water with tire]
Green water with tire

Click on any small picture to see a larger picture.

Our next scheduled cleanup is this Saturday, November 16, 2019, Nankin to Four Freedoms Trail, Withlacoochee River, Cleanup and Paddle 2019-11-16.

Maybe we should schedule a cleanup on the Alapahoochee River, to get the trash Elizabeth Reynolds reports.

For WWALS outings and events as they are posted, see the WWALS calendar or the WWALS outings and events web page. WWALS members also get an upcoming list in the Tannin Times newsletter.

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

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