WWALS Watershed Coalition

WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc. (WWALS) is Suwannee RIVERKEEPER® WWALS 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.

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Source of the Alapaha River 2020-02-27 [Up]

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Melon Lane

[Nope: Melon Lane off of GA 257]
Nope: Melon Lane off of GA 257

Map

[Map: Source of the Alapaha River]
Map: Source of the Alapaha River

Inwards

[Melon Lane to Source, 2020:02:27 13:08:38]
Melon Lane to Source, 2020:02:27 13:08:38

[Deadfall and catbriars, 2020:02:27 13:11:36]
Deadfall and catbriars, 2020:02:27 13:11:36

[Erosion gully in field]
Erosion gully in field

[In there]
In there

[Japanese Climbing Fern]
Japanese Climbing Fern

[A path]
A path

[No problem]
No problem

[Maybe that way]
Maybe that way

[Looking out to field, 32.0569174, -83.6404137]
Looking out to field, 32.0569174, -83.6404137

[This way]
This way

[Around the dead tree]
Around the dead tree

[More Japanese climbing fern]
More Japanese climbing fern

[Vines every which way 32.0569608, -83.6401873]
Vines every which way 32.0569608, -83.6401873

[Water visible]
Water visible

[Hummock to hummock]
Hummock to hummock

[Maybe that's it]
Maybe that's it

[Or over there]
Or over there

[Wetlands, for sure, 32.0571416, -83.6401341]
Wetlands, for sure, 32.0571416, -83.6401341

[Animal burrow. 32.0572798, -83.6400845]
Animal burrow. 32.0572798, -83.6400845

The Source

[A mound!]
A mound!

[Movie: View from the mound, 32.0572798, -83.6400845 (65M)]
Movie: View from the mound, (65M) 32.0572798, -83.6400845

[Downstream seen from the mound]
Downstream seen from the mound

[Mound seen from the northeast, 32.0573666, -83.6398916]
Mound seen from the northeast, 32.0573666, -83.6398916

Outwards

[Heading north]
Heading north

[Slowly moving water]
Slowly moving water

[Up the northern branch, 32.0580707, -83.6406052]
Up the northern branch, 32.0580707, -83.6406052

[Across the northern branch, 32.0580707, -83.6406052]
Across the northern branch, 32.0580707, -83.6406052

[Lichens, 32.0580707, -83.6406052]
Lichens, 32.0580707, -83.6406052

Lizard

[Camouflaged]
Camouflaged

[Visible, 32.0580488, -83.6405755]
Visible, 32.0580488, -83.6405755

[Gray bark color, 32.0580488, -83.6405755]
Gray bark color, 32.0580488, -83.6405755

Exit

[If you're a short woodland creature, 32.0584757, -83.6401163]
If you're a short woodland creature, 32.0584757, -83.6401163

[Two branches, 32.0600440, -83.6421570]
Two branches, 32.0600440, -83.6421570

[North field, 32.0600440, -83.6421570]
North field, 32.0600440, -83.6421570

[no go Melon Road]
no go Melon Road

[Source is in there, looking ESE]
Source is in there, looking ESE

[South Branch woods, 32.0584860, -83.6435510]
South Branch woods, 32.0584860, -83.6435510

[South branch looking upstream (west)]
South branch looking upstream (west)

[South branch looking downstream (east)]
South branch looking downstream (east)

[From Melon Road along south branch woods]
From Melon Road along south branch woods