New Tools to Explore Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Today Coosa Riverkeeper published two new interactive maps to its website. These maps allow you to explore permitted polluters that are in your neighborhood. One map lists all of the 850 permitted polluters in the Middle & Lower Coosa Basins where Coosa Riverkeeper works. Another shows just the 67 permitted…

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Statement on Colonial Pipeline Explosion

MEDIA ADVISORY: November 2, 2016 BREAKING NEWS Alabama Riverkeepers Respond to Latest Colonial Pipeline Disaster in Alabama BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA — Alabama Riverkeepers completed a preliminary investigation of waterways surrounding the site of the latest Colonial pipeline accident near Helena, Alabama. Thanks to the rapid response of first responders, the Cahaba…

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Meet our Fall Interns

We’re happy to introduce you to our fall crop of interns! Click here to read their bios and learn more… L to R: Ebi, Morgan, Gavi, Margot, Hattie, & Connor. Not pictured: Brenna & Reese  We have 5 students from Birmingham Southern‘s Urban Environmental Studies program and 3 students from…

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Issue 10: Summer Newsletter is Here!

SUMMER 2016 NEWSLETTER Click HERE to READ >>> Issue 10: Summer 2016 In this Issue… Riverkeeper to Sue Oxford for Sewage Get the Skinny Before You Dip: Swim Guide Recap Reel News: Tees & Tournament Winners New Board Members Summer 2016 Interns Thank you for your continued support our work!…

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Intern Blog Takeover: Meet Karli, the Queen of Swim Guide

My name is Karli; I am the Lead Swim Guide Intern at Coosa Riverkeeper. I am a rising senior at Berry College majoring in Environmental Science with a concentration in Chemistry. A majority of my internship has been spent in the lab processing the samples that are collected through our…

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Intern Blog Take Over: Meet Robert

Hey! My name is Robert and I am a rising senior at Birmingham-Southern College. I am working on a business degree with a minor in visual art. Throughout the summer months I have dedicated my time to aiding the marketing efforts of Coosa Riverkeeper. As the marketing and media intern…

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Intern Blog Take Over: Meet Marilyn

Hey everyone, my name is Marilyn! I am a senior Urban Environmental Studies major, Sociology minor at Birmingham-Southern College! I have had the pleasure to work as an outreach and program intern for Coosa Riverkeeper this summer. I have always loved playing in and around the water. I grew up…

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Intern Blog Takeover: Brenna

We have 7 interns this summer and we wanted to make sure they had the chance to tell our great supporters about what they’ve been up to! Check back each week to hear from them… Hear what Brenna has to say…   These past several weeks working with the Coosa…

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Intern Blog Take Over: Sandhya

We have 7 interns this summer and we wanted to make sure they had the chance to tell our great supporters about what they’ve been up to! Check back each week to hear from them… My name is Sandhya! I am a rising junior at University of Alabama at Birmingham…

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Cheers to the Coosa: Swimmin’ in Soul

We’re excited to partner with Cahaba Brewing Co. for Cheers to the Coosa: Swimmin’ in Soul! Chef Chris Harrigan is servin’ up soul food featuring locally sourced produce and sustainable meats from our watershed. We’ll have live soul music provided by Harkestra, an art installation by Anne Conway, and a great…

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