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.
All the WWALS Monthly Newsletters are now available
on the WWALS website.
WWALS Members get the newest Tannin Times issue when it comes out at the
beginning of the month.
The most recent is for December 2016 (PDF), with:
column WWALS Biota about plants and animals in our watershed,
the Georgia Water Coalition Dirty Dozen which features Sabal Trail for the third year running,
the WWALS discovery of a Sabal Trail frac-out blowing drilling mud up into the Withlacoochee River just upstream from US 84 between Quitman and Valdosta, Georgia,
a Southwings flight for WWALS over the Suwannee River in Florida,
community outreach at the Alapaha (Georgia) Station Celebration
and Okefenokee Pioneer Days (near Folkston, GA),
an Outing to the very unusual Dead River Sink on the Alapaha River,
WWALS members have already received the June Tannin Times.
A month or so later, we publish
the WWALS newsletters online, such as this one from May 2016.
this link for PDF and below are images of the May 2016 Tannin Times.
Click on any small image to get a bigger image.
It’s all about the BIG Little River Paddle Race,
WWALS Ambassador Dave Hetzel went to A Day in the Woods,
and we boated in outings at Ray’s Mill Pond
and on the Alapaha River with Great Egrets and canopied by trees in full spring leaf.
Sabal Trail plans to drill under the Withlacoochee River in Georgia
and the Suwannee and Santa Fe Rivers in Florida. On July 16th the
Florida Department of Environmental Protection published their
intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit to Sabal Trail
Transmission, LLC to construct and operate a 36-inch diameter
natural gas pipeline in Florida. WWALS responded by Continue reading →