Healthy Rivers for All Georgians is Our Goal
Georgia River Network is working to ensure a clean water legacy by engaging and empowering Georgians to protect, restore and enjoy our rivers from the mountains to the coast. Georgia River Network works for clean water in partnership with the Georgia Water Coalition . You may also know us as the organizers of Paddle Georgia, a week long river trip on a different Georgia river each June. We also maintain the Georgia Water Trails Website. Scroll down to see what's new!
4 Seasons Hidden Gems Paddling Events
Mark your calendar for our 4 Seasons Hidden Gems Paddling Events!
*May 18 - Behind the Scenes of Atlanta’s Work Horse on the Chattahoochee
*Aug 4 - Paddling Through Cherokee History on the Etowah**
*Sept 7 - Savannah River’s Last Remaining Shoals
*Nov 16 - Ancient Giants of the Altamaha River
Click here for more info and to REGISTER!
GRN Monthly Photo Showcase
Each month we will have a different theme and invite you to send us a photo that you think best represents the topic of the month. 2013 Monthly Photo Showcase
Etowah River Guide Book
Announcing the Georgia River Network Guidebooks series! The Etowah River User’s Guide is the first in a series of books to be published by Georgia River Network and the UGA Press starting this spring. Click here to learn more.
Join us for the Etowah River User’s Guide book launch event at the Decatur Arts Festival
The Georgia Center for the Book will host a book launch event for our new Etowah River User’s Guide book on May 21st at 7:15pm in the Decatur Library Auditorium, as part of the Decatur Arts Festival. The event will feature a presentation by the Guide’s author, Joe Cook, a book signing, and the new guide book will be available for sale. Joe Cook is the author of our Georgia River Network Guidebook series published by the UGA Press, is coordinator of Georgia River Network’s Paddle Georgia Event, and the executive director of the Coosa River Basin Initiative. Our new book, ”Etowah River User’s Guide,” published in cooperation with Coosa River Basin Initiative, is an appealing and handy look at the biologically diverse and beautiful Etowah River in North Georgia. Printed on waterproof paper by the University of Georgia Press, the book offers a fascinating history of the area and information valuable for novice or experienced paddlers as well as fishermen. It also will help explorers understand the threats facing the river and what steps can be taken to protect it for future generations. We’ll have copies of the book available for sale and signing. You can find more information at http://www.georgiacenterforthebook.org/Events/show.php?id=581.
To purchase a copy from Georgia River Network, call Dana or Debra at 706-549-4508 with your Visa/Mastercard number, and we will ship the books to you or arrange for pick up. Cost: $21 if you pick it up, $24 shipped.
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