Snipe Shoals on the Flint River, GA | © Stan Lumsden April has been a busy month at American Rivers, with the release of our annual America’s Most Endangered Rivers® report. As you may have noticed, many of the rivers spotlighted on this year’s list are there because of threats related to water quantity, which… Read more »
American Rivers collaborated with Modoc Stories to create “Flint,” a short film celebrating the beauty and mysteries of this important river. The film features three characters — Robin McInvale, Jimmy Miller, and Paul DeLoach—each with their own personal tie to the river. Georgia’s Flint River provides water for over one million people, 10,000 farms, unique… Read more »
America’s Most Endangered Rivers for 2013: Flint River Georgia At Risk:Water supply for communities, farms, recreation, and wildlife Threat: Outdated water management Fly Fishing, Flint River, GA| Chris Funk The Flint River provides water for over one million people, 10,000 farms, unique wildlife, and 300 miles of exceptional fishing and paddling. Despite being in a… Read more »
American Rivers and Flint Riverkeeper are working in collaboration with diverse partners to restore the flows and health of the Flint.
Flint River at Hightower Shoals | Alan Cressler Georgia’s Flint River is one of only 40 rivers left in the United States that flow for more than 200 miles undammed, and American Rivers intends to keep the Flint that way. The Flint is also unfortunately the “poster child” for Southeastern rivers running dry, and with… Read more »
Georgia’s Flint River provides water for over one million people, 10,000 farms, unique wildlife, and 300 miles of exceptional fishing and paddling. Despite being in a historically wet area of the country, portions of the Flint River system have run dry in recent droughts, and even in rainy years, flows in the Flint and many… Read more »
Click to enlarge As part of our work to restore and protect the upper Flint River in west-central Georgia, American Rivers has convened the Upper Flint River Working Group since the summer of 2013. The Working Group’s meetings and site visits throughout the basin have provided an open forum regarding the challenges facing the river… Read more »
Years of research and coalition building is yielding to tangible actions that will help restore the upper Flint River watershed.
This is the second blog in a series that describes ongoing strategies and activities undertaken by members of the Upper Flint River Working Group. Part Two describes lessons learned from a recent workshop hosted by the Wildlife Conservation Society on climate change adaptation and building a ‘climate informed’ conservation project.
Guest post by Randy Vining is a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series spotlighting the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin. Chattahoochee River | Tom Wilson I am just a fisherman. While I will fish for anything, my passion is fishing for the native shoal bass found in the rocky reaches of the Flint River. Give me… Read more »