Here is some additional information that you may find interesting

 

Watershed Networks / Conservation / Clean up

 

Georgia River Network working to ensure a clean water legacy by engaging and empowering Georgians to protect and restore our rivers from the mountains to the coast.

 

Savannah Riverkeeper

 

Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is dedicated to protecting Georgia’s Chattahoochee River, its tributaries, and its watershed.

 

American Rivers is a private river conservation organization.

 

River Network is helping people organize to protect their rivers and watersheds.

 

Rivers Alive is Georgia’s annual volunteer waterway cleanup.

 

 

Land Trusts

 

Land Trust Alliance Promotes voluntary land conservation and works with nonprofit land trusts.

 

Chattowah Open Land Trust is working to preserve natural, historic, and archaeological spaces in North Metro Atlanta.


Alabama Land Trust, Inc. & Georgia Land Trust, Inc.

 

 

Canoeing and Kayaking in Georgia

 

Georgia  Canoe Association

 

Georgia Kayak Fishing Association also has an interactive map of kayak launch sites for the United States at this link.

 

Paddle 4 Tomorrow

 

 

Conservation Links


Broad River Watershed Plan - learn about Best Management Practices in the watershed.

 

Protect Georgia - formerly known as the Georgia Environmental Action Network (GEAN), is a group of citizens willing to take a stand for Georgia's environment. Protect Georgia alerts its members as critical issues arise.


Georgia Adopt-A-Stream - a volunteer water quality monitoring program

 

Georiga Water Coalition

 

Georgia’s State Water Plan Comprehensive State-wide Water Management Plan.


Savannah-Upper Ogeechee’s Water Development & Conservation Plan in support of the region’s economy, protect the public health and natural systems, and enhance the quality of life for all citizens.


The USGS's Water Resources page includes data about water resources in the U.S.


The EPA’s Office of Wetlands, Oceans, & Watersheds (OWOW) has tons of helpful information.

 

The USDA’s Agricultural Research Service has some information about vegetative buffers as conservation tools.


The International Rivers Network About Watersheds page has helpful information about watersheds (also called catchments).


The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Watershed Program addresses watershed conservation issues.


Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network Volunteers working together to measure precipitation across the nation.

 

 


Other Links of Interest

 

Another BRWA, the Buckhannon River Watershed Association, protecting a watershed in West Virginia.

 

Brown’s Guide to Georgia Map of Savannah, Broad, Tugaloo, and Little Rivers and Brier Creek (downloadable pdf file).

 

Broad River Natural Area - 440 acres of protected land along the Broad River in Madison County, Georgia