580 volunteers cleaned-up 7.257 tons of trash - that's 14,500 pounds!!! Sweep-the-Hooch began four years ago. Last year 3.7 tons of trash was removed from the river and surrounding banks. Upper Chattahoochee TU, National Park Service-Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and Chattahoochee... [ READ MORE... ]
Why not clean-up 44 river miles in one day? Why not sweep clean the entire Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in one fell swoop? Why not have the largest river clean-up in Atlanta’s history? Why not? So we did!
That’s how Sweep-the-Hooch got started. Upper Chattahoochee Trout Unlimited,... [ READ MORE... ]
Save the Date - Saturday, April 14, 2014
We are gearing up for another BIG cleanup on April 12th!!! While it’s obvious to most that river cleanups improve the quality of our water, we’ve discovered that they do much more than that. Cleanups are also a great way to develop a sense of “river... [ READ MORE... ]
If you haven't checked out the information on the 2013 Annual Members Meeting, take a look. It is going to be a great time in Madison, WI with opportunities to learn and network with other Trout Unlimited members from around the country and your favorite TU National Staff members. We would like to... [ READ MORE... ]
Save the Date - Registration Opens on Valentine's Day, February 14th - Show Your Love for the River! Details at www.sweepthehooch.org.
We are gearing up for another BIG cleanup on April 13th!!! While it’s obvious to most that river cleanups improve the quality of our water, we’ve discovered that... [ READ MORE... ]
TVA will be holding multipole clean-up operations on local waterways. Hope to see you there!
Last week TVA put a clean-up on south Holston great success!
After numerous "accident spills" the North Fork of the Holston river has taken many hits. This chemical company is putting so much pollution many...many fish have been caught with deformities and odd coloring. We should pitch in to have companies like this pay to clean up there own mess!
This River is a great river to fish in. Fish that are 24"-26" are common in this river. But, it wasn't like this 10 years ago, like South Holston this river suffered from extremely low oxygen level and high acid level from mining. Even though these problems haven't been completely fixed, the... [ READ MORE... ]