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9/18/2014
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Ledger Inquirer: How to battle hydrilla without ruining your lake

Ledger-Enquirer

Date: 9/15/2014 5:55:00 AM

That's what happened at Lake Eufaula, Ingram said. Faced with a growing hydrilla problem there a few years back, they introduced carp to the lake. Well, the carp did their job and ate a lot of the hydrilla, but they also ate much of the other good

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Florida oysters in crisis: 'Our industry needs to be shut down,' Apalachicola seafood rep says

Al.com

Date: 9/11/2014 5:51:00 PM

"I feel like until we get some relief with the water situation coming down the Apalachicola/Chattahoochee River, we're not going to see a very bright recovery until we get that resolved," Wiley said. Oyster harvests are not just down in Florida. Harvests

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Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s Sally Bethea to be saluted at 20th anniversary gala on Oct. 14

Saporta Report

Date: 9/11/2014 11:18:00 AM

The mission of the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is to protect and preserve the Chattahoochee River, its lakes and tributaries for the people, fish and wildlife that depend upon it

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Clean water debate affects Chattahoochee River

Date: 9/11/2014

"Lawmakers in Washington are fighting a proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency that affects the Chattahoochee River." "The Chattahoochee is a much cleaner river today thanks to increased efforts over the last few decades to eliminate pollution, but there is still more to be done." "We have trash," says RiverWarden

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Zipline over the Chattahoochee Opening this weekend

Date: 9/11/2014

Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure is going to take place at the Blue Heron Adventure Tower which is located on the corner of 11th St. and Bay Ave at 9:00 am on Friday morning, September 12th. The venue will offically open to the public on Saturday the 13th. This is the only zipline

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Surface Area: 940 Acres
• Shoreline: 25 Miles
Goat Rock Lake is a 940-acre reservoir on the Chattahoochee River, which lies directly south of Bartlett's Ferry Dam (Lake Harding) and north of Lake Oliver. The lake is created by the Goat Rock Dam and Generating Plant. The name of the dam and lake date to the construction of the dam in 1912. Reportedly, construction workers saw goats jumping onto rocks in the river.

The reservoir is extremely riverine and little more than a holding lake for hydroelectric generation for Georgia Power. Access to the lake is limited with one marina on the Georgia side and one on the Alabama side. Goat Rock has almost no recreational activity, but it is well-known among locals for fishing.
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