Happy Earth Day everybody! Please join us this Saturday, April 27th, at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden for an Earth Day Celebration from 10am-4pm. There will be a variety of environmental education displays, a farmers market, local arts and crafts and live music. Entry is free to the public. Hope to see you there!
The following is an opinion piece written by staff Riverkeeper Frank Chitwood from the Spring 2013 Coosa Riverkeeper Newsletter and does not necessarily reflect the views of the organization, Coosa Riverkeeper, Inc.
What if I told you that taxpayers are spending billions of dollars nationwide cleaning up someone else’s waste? That waste could be making it unsafe for you to have a drinking well on your property, to swim in the river, or to bring home fish from the river for dinner.
Tax dollars are being spent right here, right now to the private benefit of people and companies who have contaminated our community with Continue reading
Check out our latest newsletter for these great articles:
Who Owns the Coosa River?
Cheers to the Coosa!
2013 Coosa Canoe & Kayak Fishing Tournament
10 Steps to #EndPolluterWelfare
Check out these great organic cotton shirts tie-dyed by our very own Justinn Overton. One can be yours for $30, but supplies are limited to get one now in our shop!
We’re just back from the first of three stages in the Coosa Canoe & Kayak Fishing Tournament on Lake Neely Henry in Gadsden. Congrats to the Lake Neely Henry Open Winners!
1st place: Greg Alred | 47.25″
2nd place: Matt Rogers | 37.5″
3rd place: Lee Varner | 36.25″
Big Wills Outfitters Stage Challenge: Justin Tadlock
Winning photographs and a list of all scores will be posted on Monday. Get ready for Lake Logan Martin on June 1st!
Listen as Coosa Riverkeeper President Doug Morrison talks about clean water advocacy: