Posts Tagged ‘healthy rivers’

Hot and sunny with temps in the low 90’s, the weather for Day 2 of Paddle GeorgiP1000300a was gorgeous!  P1000375Psyched for the awesome 15 mile paddle ahead we loaded up and hit the river!

The scenery was green and pristine, cypress cones and moth cocoons dangled from overhanging limbs kissing the river surface and meadows of aquatic yellow blooms and lily pads graced the landscape.P1000354P1000425

Remnants of fence posts and tree stumps from pre-dam days lined the banks with new growth resembling beautiful floral arrangements or frizzy Chia Pets.

Flint Riverkeeper, Gordon Rogers welcomedP1000347 the Paddle P1000569Georgia paddlers on his Party Pontoon Boat wishing everyone a safe trip.P1000454

Dragonflies buzzed and dipped catching rides on our paddles and majestic Egrets and Great Blue Herons took flight overhead.P1000480

P1000491TP1000411he Camp Horizon kids continued to enjoy themselves swimming, singing and practicing for the Talent Show, and stuck it out as the countless motor boats zoomed past on the last 3 miles of tough lake paddling. Great job y’all!P1000398

It was yet another amazing day on the magical Flint river and we can’t wait for the journey tomorrow.

Keep on rollin’ down the river.

Gwyneth MoodyP1000432

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Submit your Photo for this months PHOTO SHOWCASE and STAFF PICK!
Topic: * * *How do YOU Conserve Water? * * *

Send photo to Gwyneth@garivers.org

Check out last months slide show and winning photo: http://animoto.com/play/BXscjgASMOWWKNtqqUv0jQImage

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Belvedere River Cleanup:


Date: Mar 2, 2013   10:00 AM
Organizer: Julia Kortrey
Organizing Group: G-1804 Emory Student Alumni Board
Phone: 4789571813
Ages: All ages
Water body: Intersection of Fairlee Dr. and Line St


For more cleanups in the State visit RiversAlive website: http://www.riversalive.com/ra_cleanups.asp

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