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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Get the Skinny Before You Dip!

The Coosa River Swim Guide has returned for summer 2016 and we’ve monitoring 18 of your favorite swimmin’ holes from now until Labor Day weekend. Every Friday you can check the results at CoosaRiver.org/SwimGuide! This week we’re happy to report there are no water quality alerts on the Coosa! But…

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Highlights of 2015

What a year! We couldn’t have done it without your support! One of this 2015’s biggest successes has been the launch of our recreational water quality monitoring program, Swim Guide! We are now able to answer the question of swim safety and fill a much needed service to protect public…

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Our First Five Years: 2010-2015

We’re celebrating our fifth year in river conservation and we’ve accomplished so much together. So, we put together a Five Year Report highlighting our work. We hope you enjoy it! Click here or the picture below to read the entire report. Thank you for caring about the Coosa!

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Cast An Impact: Lay Lake Clean-Up

Join Coosa Riverkeeper & UAB School of Public Health for a day of service on Saturday, November 14th at Beeswax Creek Park on Lay Lake! Sign up for the Clean Up HERE. Learn more about the event HERE.

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Celebrating the Coosa: Justinn’s in Southern Living

Justinn Overton, Executive Director of Coosa Riverkeeper doest water testing in Coldwater Creek just below the spring. Photo by Stephen Gross / The Anniston Star LET’S CELEBRATE!  Our Executive Director, Justinn Overton, is one of four women featured in Southern Living‘s November issue about women making a difference in the South.…

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