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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Cheers to the Coosa teams up with Back Forty Beer Co!

Join us for the first Cheers to the Coosa dinner of 2015 with Chef Rob McDaniel at Back Forty Beer Co. on March 5th in Gadsden! This family-style meal will be served on Earthborn pottery to our guests seated at a single long table running the length of the brewery.…

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Issue 8: Winter 2015 Newsletter

It’s cold outside, but this newsletter is HOT off the press!  In this issue: Toxic Waste in the Coosa River Coosa Canoe & Kayak Fishing Tournament Welcome New Board Members 2014: By the Numbers Thank you for your interest in our work and caring about the Coosa! Your Friends in River Conservation, Justinn & Frank

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What You’ve Helped Us Accomplish in 2014

People like YOU make our work possible!  Each time we launch our boat, grab a water sample, or speak to a civic group… you’re there with us in spirit! The Coosa River has a head and a mouth, but no voice. Coosa Riverkeeper is the voice of the Coosa River, speaking on its behalf.…

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Join Us for a Fall Harvest Dinner on November 12th

Join Coosa Riverkeeper and Stone’s Throw Bar & Grill on Wednesday, November 12 at 6:30 PM for a Fall Harvest Dinner and last Cheers to the Coosa dinner of 2014! Chef Chris Harrigan, a Coosa Riverkeeper Board member, will prepared a seasonally inspired three course meal featuring local produce from Mt. Laurel Farm, Heron Hollow Farm, and foraged foods…

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Meet Our Interns!

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Cheers to the Coosa | Avondale Beer Dinner

Join Coosa Riverkeeper and Avondale Brewing Co. on Thursday, September 18, 2014 for the 2014 Cheers to the Coosa: Avondale Beer Dinner! This unique dining experience will feature local food prepared by Chef Sean Butler of Food Studio B (2014 winner of Iron City Chef Challenge) perfectly paired with Avondale Brewing Company beer. $60 ticket includes: 4 tasty Avondale brews…

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Road to CukoRakko Series: August 30 – October 5

We are so excited to join forces with CukoRakko Music & Arts Festival & Avondale Brewing Company to raise awareness about the importance of the Coosa River and how it provides for us! Over the next two months, we will benefit from the Road to CukoRakko Series and hope you’ll come join…

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Fleets, Quarries, and Fishing for Answers


Issue 7: Summer 2014 Newsletter

Click here to read about the newest addition to our fleet, information on proposed White Rock Quarries in Vincent, the history of the River Legend the Laura Moore, and our Clean Fish, Healthy Communities program- addressing fish consumption advisories on the Coosa!

Don’t forget to renew your membership today!

               Summer 2014 Newsletter