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Georgia Watershed Group Directory

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Lake Blackshear Watershed Association

Lake Burton Civic Association

Lake Lanier Association

Lake Oconee Water Watch

Line Creek Association of Fayette County

Little River Valley Association

Mainspring Conservation Trust

Ocmulgee River Initiative

Ocmulgee Water Trail Partnership 

Ochlockonee River Water Trail

Ogeechee Riverkeeper, Inc.

Okefenokee Wilderness Area Canoe Trails

River Line Historic Area

Rock Creek Watershed Alliance

 

Lake Blackshear Watershed Association
PO Box 1218
Cordele, Georgia 31010
Phone: 229-273-3820

Watershed Information
Basin: Flint River
Streams: Flint River, as major tributary of Lake Blackshear. Also all local tributaries to the lake
Size of Watershed: 6,022 square km (3,742 sq. miles)

Contact:
Yonnie Williams, Secretary and Treasurer
Phone: 229-273-3811
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Mission:
The evaluation and protection of the waters and general environment of Lake Blackshear and the Flint River through education.

Activities:
Monitoring, environmenal studies, education.

Founded: 1987

Lake Burton Civic Association
PO Box 1988
Clayton, Georgia 30525
Phone: 706-782-9921

Contact: Linda Dixon
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Watershed Information
Basin: Savannah (Tallulah)

Lake Lanier Association
615-F Oak Street, Suite 100
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
Phone: 770-503-7757
Fax: 770-503-7757
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www.lakelanier.org

Contact:
Joanna Cloud, Executive Director
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Watershed Information
Basin: Chattahoochee River
Streams: Lake Lanier and its headwaters of Chattahoochee and Chestatee
Size of Watershed: 38,000 acres

Mission:
Dedicated to preserving the quality and quantity of water in Lake Lanier.

Activities:
Shore Sweep and Adopt-A-Lake, Educational Newsletters and Meetings

Non-Profit Status: 501c3
Founded: 1960

Lake Oconee Water Watch
117 Horseshoe Circle

Eatonton, Georgia 31024

Phone: 706 485-4090
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Contact: 
Janet Pearson, President

Watershed Information:
Basin: Oconee River
Streams: Lake Oconee
Size of Watershed: 19,050 acres with 374 miles of shoreline

Activities:
Monitoring, clean-up, education

Non-Profit Status: 501c3
Founded: 2004


Line Creek Association of Fayette County
290 Crabapple Road
Fayetteville, GA 30215
Phone: 770-719-8425

Contact: 
Dennis Chase, President
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Watershed Information
Basin: Flint River
Streams: Flint River and tributaries in upper half of the watershed. Occasional work in the watersheds East and West of the Flint. Most of our efforts have been in the Flint River tributaries in and near Fayette County.

Activities:
We acquire complete development files and then prepare an environmental impact analysis and prepare recommencations for appropriate responses/actions. Public statements at hearings and meetings, and occasional newspaper editorials are used. We do in-depth water quality analysis by biological characterizations of the streams impacted. This includes macroinvertebrate sampling, analysis of existing sampling programs by the State or other agency and in some cases use information gathered by colleges.
Founded: 1997

Little River Valley Association
1424 Gantt Rd.
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004
Phone: 770-475-9214

Contact: 
Ben & Linda Statham
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Watershed Information
Basin: Coosa River
Streams: Little River, Chicken Creek, Cooper Sandy Creek, Hen Run Creek, and other smaller tributaries that run into the Little River and eventually into Lake Allatoona

Activities:
We sponsor annual Rivers Alive cleanups primarily with Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops along with our community children and adults. We assist other organizations with support when water issues are at risk and when they need assistance and information.

Non-Profit Status: 501c3
Founded: 1997

Mainspring Conservation Trust 
PO Box 1148
Franklin, NC 28744
Phone: 828-524-2711
https://www.ltlt.org

Contact:
Sharon Taylor, Executive Director
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Watershed Information
Basin: Tennessee River
Streams: Little Tennessee, Tuckasegee, Cheoah and Nantahala River watersheds

Mission: LTLT is dedicated to conserving the waters, forests, farms, and heritage of the Upper Little Tennessee and Hiwassee River Valleys. We work in partnership with private landowners, public agencies, and others to conserve land and water, wnsuring that the water quality, natural beauty, ecological integrity, and rural character of our region are preserved for generations to come.

Non-Profit Status: 501c3
Founded: 1997

Ochlockonee River Water Trail 

www.facebook.com/pages/Ochlockonee-River-Water-trail/527329444020719

Watershed Information
Basin: Ochlockonee River

Ocmulgee River Initiative
1679 Twin Pines Dr.
Macon, GA 31211
478-335-4960

Contact:
Brian Rood

Ocmulgee Water Trail Partnership
Contact:
Sherri Wood: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Ogeechee Riverkeeper, Inc.
PO Box 16206
Savannah, GA 31416
Toll Free Phone: 866-942-6222
Fax: 866-942-6222
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www.ogeecheeriverkeeper.org

Contact:
Simona Perry, Executive Director/Riverkeeper
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Watershed Information
Basin: Ogeechee / Canoochee River and all coastal rivers draining to Ossabaw and St. Catherine's Sounds
Mission:  To protect, preserve and improve the water quality of the Ogeechee, Canoochee and coastal waters in Georgia.
Non-Profit Status: 501 c3

Okefenokee Wilderness Area Canoe Trails
2700 Suwannee Canal Road
Folkston, GA 31537
Contact: 912-496-7836
Mission: 
The vision for Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is to protect and enhance wildlife and its habitat, ensure integrity of the ecological system, and embrace the grandeur, mystery, and cultural heritage that lead to an enrichment of the human spirit.
Founded: 1937
 

The River Line Historic Area, Inc. (Nickajack Creek)
Roberta Cook
5911 Graywood Circle
Mableton, GA 30126
Phone: 404-699-2326
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www.riverline.org/pages/waterways.aspx

Contact:
Roberta Cook, Founder

Watershed Information: Chattahoochee River, specifically Nickajack Creek

Mission: Roberta Cook is a community environmental activist whose concern is Nickajack Creek in Cobb County, GA.  Roberta adopted the creek and provides weekly water samples to the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper for analysis.  Click here for the results.  

Rock Creek Watershed Alliance
Chattahoochee River
Charles Bayless
Phone: 404-872-6563

Watershed Information
Basin: Chattahoochee
Size: 1.5 square miles

Mission:
The Rock Creek Watershed Alliance is a coalition of community stakeholders dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the ecological balance and beauty of Rock Creek, its tributaries and adjacent parks.

Activities:
Clean ups, monitoring, education

Number of Paying Members: 20
Non-Profit Status: Georgia non-profit corporation
Founded: 1999

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