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ALTAMAHA RIVER Bridge Builder Protects Altamaha, Endangered Fish and Mussels

Scott Bridge Co. project over the Altamaha River, some old-fashioned building techniques actually got the bridge built quicker at a lower cost to taxpayers and with increased protections for the...MORE »

OCMULGEE RIVER Innovative Sewer Pipe Renewal Protects Macon’s Water Source and Recreational Hotspot

The Macon Water Authority (MWA) used innovative pipe repair methods to not only keep Macon’s sewage flowing but also protect sensitive areas along the Ocmulgee River. In doing so, the...MORE »

Our Last Chance for Georgia to Protect Our Coast from Off-shore Drilling

We only have a few more days to get the state resolutions passed (with the session ending on March 30). SR 706 is stuck in the Natural Resources Committee (Chairman Harper) and HR 1041 is stuck...MORE »

Join Jen on a special sunset cruise to Little SSI on April 29

  SPONSOR SPONSOR This year, we’re doing a little something different for our sunset cruise. We’re headed to Little SSI for a walkabout tour. The wonderful folks on LittleSSI...MORE »

Riverkeeper Jen Hilburn’s Work Recognized with Awards

At the Altamaha Riverkeeper, we are about the work, not the awards, and there is always a lot of work to do to protect the Altamaha and its tributaries.  But we need to take a little time out to...MORE »

PROTECT YOUR RIGHT TO SWIM IN GEORGIA’S RIVERS AND LAKES

We need your help…..    One week after Rayonier Advanced Materials was listed as a top polluter in the Georgia Water Coalition’s 2017 Dirty Dozen report, the Georgia...MORE »

Resistance to Drilling off Georgia Coast Grows

Resistance is growing against the Trump administration’s enthusiasm for oil and gas exploration off the Georgia coast. Although both Georgia senators and coastal Congressman Buddy Carter have...MORE »

Sunset cruise coming up soon – Oct. 26 2017

     Join Riverkeeper Jen Hilburn for a leisurely ride up the Altamaha River as the sun sets. We supply the drinks and appetizers. We stop for dinner (on your own) at Mudcat...MORE »

Newly Released EPA Memo Prompts Call for EPD Action on Rayonier

JESUP, Ga. – Based on a newly obtained assessment by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), The Altamaha Riverkeeper  is calling on Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division (EPD) to...MORE »

Town Hall Meeting – Plant Branch Coal Ash Concerns, June 24

There will be a town hall meeting to discuss the dewatering (or draining) of coal ash waste ponds at Plant Branch in Milledgeville hosted by Representative Rick Williams on June 24. The town hall...MORE »
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