Issue 9: Summer 2015 Newsletter

The Summer Edition of our Newsletter is available HERE! In This Issue: Coosa River Swim Guide Has Arrived “Is It Safe to Swim?” Here’s the Answer! #SavetheSkinnyWater Attalla Sewer Faces Fines Thank you for your interest in our work and caring about the Coosa!              …

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It’s Swimmin’ Time Y’all!

The Swim Guide is Here! See our Water Quality Monitoring Results  Sign up HERE to receive our water quality results via email or text message! We are collecting & analyzing water samples for E.coli  from 14 popular swimming locations on the river for 16 weeks this summer! We will provide swim advisories to the public each weekend, starting TODAY! Results…

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NEW Redeye Bass Shirts Available!

Check out these great redeye bass shirts designed by artist Richie Gudzan of Paddle Out for our second shirt in our series of Coosa River game fish. These great shirts are available for purchase for $25 (shipping included) here! Read on to learn about why it’s important to Save the Skinny Water! Close up of…

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Meet Our Interns!

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Christmas in July

It’s been a great summer… our staff has been very busy working on our new patrol boat, the Laura Moore II, and our patrol truck. We‘ve been focused on outreach, hosting events around the watershed, and looking into 2015 when we received two “presents” that made it feel like it’s…

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Don’t miss the boat! Join us!

YOU ARE INVITED! Join us for the christening ceremony of Coosa Riverkeeper’s newest patrol vessel, Laura Moore II, on June 6th at 6:30 PM at Back Forty Beer Co. in Gadsden! Live music will be provided by Bernie Worrell Orchestra, food will be available from Soulswine Catering Co, and delicious beer from Back…

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The Coosa-Mt. Laurel Connection

Everything is connected. Rivers are the original social networkers of nature. For example, The community of Mt. Laurel & its farm are at the headwaters of the North Fork of Yellow Leaf Creek which runs past the Coosa Riverkeeper office and flows into Lay Lake of the Coosa River in…

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Register Now for the Coosa Classic: October 26 & 27

The Coosa Classic…“Classic” since last year!   This is the final stage of the Coosa Canoe & Kayak Fishing Tournament 2013 and your last chance to participate in the Big Wills Outfitters Challenge for a Jackson Kayak Coosa fishing kayak! Come on down to Coosa Outdoor Center on Friday, October 25 to…

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Cheers to Coosa: Our Farm to Table Dinner Series

Last year Coosa Riverkeeper launched the Cheers to the Coosa Series in an effort to raise awareness about the connection between food and water- while raising a glass to the river! It takes clean rivers to grow good food and make great beer! Attending any of our delicious beer dinners helps…

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Support Clean Water and Sport Organic Socks

Did you know Fort Payne, Alabama is the former Sock Capital of the World? Coosa Riverkeeper loves partnering with local businesses, like zkano organic socks, to celebrate the history and beauty of the Coosa Valley. We are excited to offer 15% discount off zkano organic socks if you donate to…

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