Orvis Fly Fishing Film Fest October 22
Orvis, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and SweetWater are partnering again to present the Down the Hatch Film Festival on Thursday October 22 at Center Stage-Atl. Doors open at 6PM, show starts at 7:30.
Tickets are only $25 and include access to food, beer and raffle opportunities featuring a SweetWater logo and a H2 Fly Rod! More raffle items will be announced soon.
Thanks to the generosity of Orivs and SweetWater, a portion of the proceeds will benefit CRK!
So come out and show support for our work by taking part in a night filled with epic films, cold beer, and good times! For more info and to buy your tickets, click here.
Long Awaited Corps’ Study on ACF Basin Released
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a long-awaited draft manual for management of dam operations throughout the Chattahoochee River Basin.
CRK is closely reviewing this massive document (more than 700 pages), which will determine how the system is managed for drinking water and recreational opportunities while safeguarding aquatic life and downstream communities.
The Corps is planning a series of public hearings in Georgia, Florida and Alabama, with the first one set for 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the Gainesville Civic Center. Stay tuned for more news and updates on this issue.
Riverkeeper Patron Dinner Attracts Leaders, Raises Vital Funds
The 21st Annual Patron Dinner was a tremendous success with 450 guests, raising more than $170,000 for Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s education, protection and stewardship programs.
Take a look at some great pictures from the evening!
We were also fortunate to honor the following people and organizations that have accomplished significant results for our beloved river: Mayor Kasim Reed, Mary Jane and Dave Kirkpatrick and the Hampshire Foundation, Aveda, Emory University, and Amanda Mayberry.
Click here to find out more about our annual Patron Dinner and thank you for your continued support of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.
CRK volunteer is a Cox Conserves Hero Award Finalist!
CRK’s outstanding Neighborhood Water Watch (NWW) volunteer, Alan Toney, has been selected as a finalist for this year’s Cox Conserves Heroes Award. In 2012, Alan began with one NWW site on Northside Drive in Atlanta. Just last week, Alan picked up his ninth site on the Chattahoochee at Johnson Ferry Rd!
Show your support for this RIVER HERO! If Alan wins the most votes, Cox will donate $10,000 to our water protection program.