2016 Lake Lanier Association Annual Meeting Report

More than 500 interested individuals gathered for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Lake Lanier Association.

Lake Lanier Association Newsletter Lists Priorities for 2016

The Lake Lanier Association Newsletter for February lists the non-profit group’s priorities for 2016.

Lake Lanier Association 2016 Annual Member Meeting at Port Royale

The Lake Lanier Association 2016 Annual Member Meeting at Port Royale will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016.

USACE Flood Control Update for Lake Lanier (1-7-16)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) implemented flood control operations after portions of Alabama, Florida and Georgia received up to 15 inches of rain over 14 days, causing the rivers within the basins to rise rapidly.

Smithgall Woods State Park Events: Bears, Falcons & Survival Skills

Smithgall Woods State Park in Helen, Georgia, offers fascinating classes on falconry, survival skills and meeting bears in the woods. Sign up soon. You might not get a second chance.

Illegally Beached Houseboat is Polluting Lake Lanier

Lake Lanier, we have a problem.  An illegally beached houseboat in a cove near Flat Creek Road in Oakwood, GA is polluting Lanier.  We need your help removing it. According to Lake Lanier Association Executive Joanna Cloud “gasoline, oil, batteries, a propane tank, as well as a …

HemlockFest 2015 ~ Woodstock for Tree Huggers

Tree huggers, unite at HemlockFest!  It’s like Woodstock with food and water, without the mud and traffic, for a good cause. Presented primarily by the Lumpkin Coalition, HemlockFest is the most exhilarating way to preserve hemlocks for future tree lovers. “North Georgia’s hemlocks are in danger …

Georgia Water Coalition’s 2015 Dirty Dozen Pollution Issues

Flint Riverkeeper Gordon Rogers says the Georgia Water Coalition published its “Dirty Dozen” for 2015 “to come together to correct pollution problems, eliminate the wasteful use of our tax dollars and restore our streams, rivers, lakes and coastal waters.” The Dirty Dozen Report applauds the Georgia Department of …

Update on USACE Water Control Manual Open House

In September, the Mobile District of the U.S. Corps of Engineers (USACE) released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Water Control Manual (WCM) for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin (ACF) for public review and comment. The USACE held the first of five public open houses …