News

Amendment 1: Passed!

Thanks to you and the thousands of Georgians who spread the word and voted yes for the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment, we have made history. For the first time, Georgia has a dedicated funding...MORE »

Altamaha Riverkeeper and Rep. Jeff Jones push for oyster-law changes

In other states, farmers can use systems of mesh bags filled with baby oysters and grow them to harvestable size in floating cages tethered to the bottoms of estuaries. The oysters can be...MORE »

Coal Ash Victory at Lake Sinclair!

Georgia Power (GP) just announced they will be excavating all of the toxic, heavy metal-laden coal ash ponds around Lake Sinclair, the site of the former Plant Harllee Branch and...MORE »

Altamaha Riverkeeper Urge the United States to Withdraw the Consent Decree

Altamaha Riverkeeper along with One Hundred Miles and Satilla Riverkeeper urge the United States to withdraw the Consent Decree or withhold consent to its entry because, as our comments will...MORE »

Georgia Water Coalition acknowledges local efforts in clean water advocacy

The Glynn Environmental Coalition and the Lodge on Little St. Simons Island received recognition Wednesday as two of what the Georgia Water Coalition dubs its 2018 “Clean 13” for their work in...MORE »

Clean 13: Altamaha Riverkeeper nominates The Lodge on Little St Simons Island

The Georgia Water Coalition’s Clean 13 Report highlights extraordinary efforts on the part of businesses, industries, local governments, non-profit organizations, and individuals to protect the...MORE »

Terry Creek: Fix isn’t acceptable but seems plan will go forward as agreed.

Commissioners for Glynn County and Brunswick did not seem pleased with the plan hashed out between Hercules and the Environmental Protection Agency for the Terry Creek outfall Superfund site, but...MORE »

Protect Our Community

  Please RSVP to join One Hundred Miles, Glynn Environmental Coalition, and the Altamaha Riverkeeper for an update on how you can take action in to protect our community and natural...MORE »

Help us Give Area Students an Educational Day on the River

At the Altamaha Riverkeeper, we believe that those who see and experience the Altamaha’s wildlife and biodiversity firsthand, and who come to know some of its history, ultimately become the...MORE »

School board votes to pursue new Altama site option

The Glynn County Board of Education plans to pursue a new site option for the replacement of Altama Elementary School.“We have worked hard to be transparent and open in finding the best site for...MORE »