Paddle Georgia 2012 in the News

 

May 23, 2012 - The Walton Tribune, “Loganville resident to travel 105 miles along Altamaha” by Stephen Milligan. http://waltontribune.com/news/article_4310148a-a431-11e1-901d-0019bb2963f4.html

 

May 23, 2012 - Alpharetta-Milton Patch, “Alpharetta Family Plans Week on the River” by Bob Pepalis. http://alpharetta.patch.com/articles/alpharetta-family-plans-week-on-the-river

 

May 23, 2012 - The McDuffie Progress, “Chase to Paddle Georgia” by Linda Green. http://www.mcduffieprogress.com/article_4316.shtml

 

May 31, 2012 - Get Out Chattanooga, “Tam Salter” by Mark Jones. http://www.getoutchattanooga.com/news/2012/may/31/tam-salter/

 

May/June 2012 Issue - Sierra, “ Joe Cook; Rome, Georgia; Paddle Georgia coordinator” by Paul O’Mara. http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/201205/act-paddle-georgia-177.aspx

 

June 1, 2012 - The Eufaula Tribune, “Euphaulians will paddle 105 miles” by Staff. http://www.aikenstandard.com/story/0603-WalshPaddleTrip--4038069

 

June 2, 2012 – Aiken Standard, “ Water sport fans heading to river for weeklong trip” by Chris Walsh. PaddleGA\pg12\Paddle GA Article May 2012.jpg

 

June 9, 2012 - Online Athens, “Paddle Georgia to explore Altamaha River” by Lee Shearer. http://onlineathens.com/local-news/2012-06-09/paddle-georgia-explore-altamaha-river

 

June 11, 2012 - Brunswick News, “Event puts emphasis on outdoors” by Nikki Wiley. http://assets.mediaspanonline.com/prod/8178750/06112012_A02_tbn.pdf

 

June 11, 2012 - Gainesville Times, “Paddlers take to ‘little Amazon’ by Lee Johnson. http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/section/6/article/68723/

 

June 12, 2012 – Neighbor Newspapers, “Westminster teacher to embark on unusual weeklong paddle trip” by David Rutz http://www.neighbornewspapers.com/view/full_story/18954568/article-Westminster-teacher-to-embark-on-unusual-weeklong-paddling-trip

 

June 13, 2012 – Coastal Courier, “Eighth Annual Paddle Georgia this Week” by Patty Leon. http://beta.coastalcourier.com/section/135/article/44697/

 

June 14, 2012 – Cherokee Tribune, “Canoeists paddle trip from Georgia to gulf” by “wire reports” http://cherokeetribune.com/bookmark/18977505-Canoeists-paddle-trail-from-Ga-to-Gulf

 

June 14, 2012 – Savannah Now, “Paddle Georgia starts Saturday on the Altamaha River in Baxley” by Micah McVicker http://savannahnow.com/sports/2012-06-14/paddle-georgia-starts-saturday-altamaha-river-baxley

 

June 14, 2012 – The Florida Times Union, “Launch site for river trip in Georgia is moved” by Mike Morrison. http://jacksonville.com/news/georgia/2012-06-14/story/launch-site-river-trip-georgia-moved

 

June 14, 2012 – Tattnall Journal, “Paddle Georgia 2012 coming to the Altamaha River” by Pam Waters http://tattnalljournal.com/archives/061412_14pgs.pdf

 

June 15, 2012 - Examiner, “Paddle Georgia 2012: Healing the soul of the Altamaha River” by Tauna Pierce http://www.examiner.com/article/paddle-georgia-2012-healing-the-soul-of-the-altamaha-river

 

June 15, 2012 – Southeast Green, “350 Prepare for Week-Long Adventure on Altamaha” by April Ingle. http://www.southeastgreen.com/index.php/news/georgia/6281-350-prepare-for-week-long-adventure-on-altamaha

 

June 15, 2012 - Savannah Daily News, “350 People Prepare for Week-Long Canoe/Kayak Adventure on Altamaha River” by Staff. http://savdailynews.com/main.asp?SectionID=8&SubSectionID=7&ArticleID=36932

 

June 15, 2012 - WTOC, “Hundreds to Participate in Week-Long Altamaha Adventure” by Jennifer Lifsey. http://appling-wayne.wtoc.com/news/events/75205-hundreds-participate-week-long-altamaha-adventure

 

June 16, 2012 – The Florida Times Union, “For Participants in Paddle Georgia, they’re off to see the rivers” by Terry Dickenson. http://m.jacksonville.com/news/georgia/2012-06-16/story/participants-paddle-georgia-theyre-see-rivers AND http://www.i4u.com/2012/06/georgia/see-georgia-participants-paddle-theyre-rivers

 

June 16-22, 2012 - Personal blog, “river-journey” by Mike McCarthy. http://river-journey.bigdaddydj.com/

 

June 16-22, 2012 - Paddle Georgia, A Georgia River Network Weblog, by Gwyneth Moody. http://garivernetwork.wordpress.com/2012/06/17/moody-forest-minuet-and-oh-so-much-more/

 

June 18., 2012 - WTOC, “Track canoers during Paddle Georgia 2012” by Leah. http://evans-tattnall.wtoc.com/news/environment/77516-track-canoers-during-paddle-georgia-2012

 

June 18, 2012 - WTOC, “Tourists enjoy Altamaha River trek” by Dal Cannady. http://www.wtoc.com/story/18819171/paddle-georgia-makes-first-visit-to-altamaha-river

 

June 18, 2012 - YouTube, “Dispatch from Paddle Georgia 2012” by clarkbeast. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90YSXFqK3VY

 

June 20, 2012 - WSAV, Paddlers on the Altamaha River as Discussion about Pollution Persists” by JoAnn Merrigan. http://www2.wsav.com/news/2012/jun/20/paddlers-altamaha-river-discussion-about-pollution-ar-4010284/

 

June 20.2012 - WSAV, “Hundreds Take to Canoes for Paddle Georgia” by JoAnn Merrigan. http://www2.wsav.com/news/2012/jun/20/hundreds-take-canoes-paddle-georgia-ar-4005729/

 

June 21, 2012 – Tattnall Journal, “Tattnall County Welcomes Paddle Georgia to Town” by David Avery http://tattnalljournal.com/archives/062112_14pgs.pdf

 

June 21, 2012 – The Florida Times Union, “Paddle Georgia looks at pulp mill pollution on the Altamaha” by Mike Morrison. http://jacksonville.com/news/georgia/2012-06-21/story/paddle-georgia-looks-pulp-mill-pollution-altamaha AND http://twitter.com/JamesChannning/statuses/215776063505182720

 

June 22, 2012 - Southeastern Photography, “Paddle Georgia 2012” by Southeastern Photography. http://southeastern-photography.smugmug.com/Street-Scenes/Paddle-Georgia-ends-in-Darien/23867176_6ZcqJj#!i=1935376942&k=s2zHkJp

 

June 23, 2012 – Savannah Now, “Pollution colors view of Altamaha, Ogeechee Rivers” by Mary Landers. http://savannahnow.com/news/2012-06-23/pollution-colors-view-altamaha-ogeechee-rivers

 

June 24, 2012 – Aiken Standard, “Adventure of rivers of Georgia brings on obstacles, new insight” by Chris Walsh. http://www.aikenstandard.com/story/062412-PaddleGA--4087875

 

June 25, 2012 – Gainesville Times, “Trip opens paddlers’ eyes to river” by Savannah King. http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/section/6/article/69307/

 

June 27, 2012 – Baxley News Banner, “Over 350 Paddlers Travel Down the Altamaha” by Staff Writer. http://www.baxleynewsbanner.com/archives/3029-Over-350-paddlers-travel-down-the-Altamaha.html

 

July 7, 2012 - LaGrange News, “Couple Takes an Adventure on River” by Sherri Brown. http://www.lagrangenews.com/view/full_story/19223594/article-Couple-takes-an-adventure-on-river

 

July 2012 Newsletter - Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy – Academy Notes, “SNSA Educator Leads Project WET on Paddle Georgia” by Ruth Mead.

 

July 11, 2012 - The McDuffie Progress, “Chamber director shares her story of Paddle Georgia” by Wayne Parham. http://www.mcduffieprogress.com/article_4482.shtml

 

July 16, 2012 - Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, “GSHC Girls Selected for Paddle Georgia Trip” by Sarah Lott and Peggy Summer http://www.gshg.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=395:gshg-girls-selected-for-paddle-georgia-trip&catid=57:gshg-information

 

July 18, 2012 - The Citizen, “McIntosh teacher joins others for a week on the river with Paddle Georgia” by John Munford. http://www.thecitizen.com/articles/07-18-2012/mcintosh-teacher-joins-others-week-river-paddle-georgia

 

July 19, 2012 - The Eatonton Messenger, “Paddling Into Retirement” by Lynn Hobbs. http://www.msgr.com/news/community/article_bfa09858-d1ea-11e1-af2b-0019bb2963f4.html