Sweep-the-Hooch 2014 Sets A Record -- 14,000 Pounds of Trash!
Posted in Upper Chattahoochee Chapter - 436, Stream Clean-up, Conservation, Chattahoochee River, Tailwater - 532, Cohutta - 242, Oconee River - 661, The Front Porch, Georgia Council - 9GA
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... ]
Posted in Guadalupe River, Guadalupe River - 066, Texas - 9TX, Outdoor Communicators, Stream Ambassadors, Stream Clean-up, The Front Porch, Trout Magazine, Trout Unlimited Council Chairs
Posted in Upper Chattahoochee Chapter - 436, Stream Clean-up, Chattahoochee River, Cohutta - 242, Georgia Council - 9GA
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... ]
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... ]