Advocate is sought for coastal Altamaha

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Altamaha Riverkeeper James Holland's watery...portions of the 14,000-square-mile Altamaha watershed in someone else's hands...organization is raising money to create the Altamaha Coastkeeper, which would monitor and...

State to buy land by Altamaha

...miles of riverfront along the scenic Altamaha River for fishing enthusiasts and other...of 300-foot-wide strips lining the Altamaha in five south Georgia counties, from...southwest bank in Glynn County. The Altamaha is the largest river system completely...

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Easement to protect Altamaha

...conservation easement on 1,356 acres along the Altamaha River in McIntosh County that will be...Wildlife Management Area, upriver from the Altamaha Wildlife Management Area and lies near...and also to restore the health of the Altamaha River." The Altamaha River and the...

Endangered status proposed for Altamaha spinymussel

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - The rare Altamaha spinymussel, known for its spikes...its shell, is found only in the Altamaha River and its tributaries.The U...Wheeler."It's long overdue. The Altamaha spinymussel should have been on the...

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Ga. solar farm raising environment concern

...is why do these eco-friendly folks destroy the ecosystem to get eco-friendly?" Holland asked.Holland, the retired Altamaha Riverkeeper, said that during flights over the project he believed he saw some environmental issues."They've got some...

River group honored for effort

...Coalition is made up of 11 different organizations, including Altamaha Riverkeeper, Ogeechee Riverkeeper, Satilla Riverkeeper...rivers and tributaries, including the Savannah, Ogeechee, Altamaha, Satilla and St. Mary's River. The coalition is working...

Metro Augusta jobless rate falls slightly in September

...for other metro areas in Georgia, Gainesville had the lowest jobless rate at 4.7 percent, while the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha region had the highest at 7.5 percent. In South Carolina, Charles ton and Greenville had the lowest rate with 5.1 percent...

Judge rules for Rayonier in river case

...its discharge of dark effluent into the Altamaha River at its Jesup mill.In a 27-page...and turbidity could not be applied as Altamaha Riverkeeper Inc. asked in a suit filed...wastewater is so much darker than the Altamaha that satellite images show a "distinctly...

New riverkeeper named for Altamaha

...or rather, mud boots, of the new Altamaha Riverkeeper. Out of 17 qualified applicants...Shepherd, executive director for the Altamaha Riverkeeper, with headquarters in Darien...Shepherd said.The mission of the Altamaha Riverkeeper is to conserve and protect...

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Partnership for river weighs tourism plan

...it has found a way to make money off the Altamaha River without ruining it, and some river advocates say putting more people on the Altamaha could actually make it better. The Altamaha River Partnership, a coalition of the 11...