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Urban Stream Restoration And Awareness Conference

Urban & Regional Planning Solutions

Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Urban Stream Restoration And Awareness Conference

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Type Remaining End Quantity
Georgia Adopt-a-Stream Workshop
9:15 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Visual Stream Surveys This session may require outdoor participation- (appropriate dress required) Carpooling to the site (Continuing Education Certification) Harold Harbert, EPD-DNR
14 Tickets Ended Free  
Upper Ocmulgee RC&D 319 Grant
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Bob Scott- Upper Ocmulgee RC & D
11 Tickets Ended Free  
Water Resouces Customer's Guide Overview
9:15 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Dean Trawick-Army Corp of Engineers
14 Tickets Ended Free  
South River Watershed Alliance
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. South River Watershed Alliance River Opportunity Reclaiming the South River- Dr. Jackie Echols
7 Tickets Ended Free  
The Yellow River Corridor
10:00 a.m. 11:00 p.m. Lee Pope- Rockdale County Water Resources Kevin Middlebrooks- CH2MHill
9 Tickets Ended Free  
Arabia Mountain Alliance- Beyond The Banks
11:00 - 12:00 pm Mera Cardenas Arabia Mountain Alliance
13 Tickets Ended Free  
ISIS Study- Dekalb County/Army Corp & Tetra Tech
11:00 p.m. 12:00 pm Jamie Childers- Tetra Tech Dean Trawick- USACE
3 Tickets Ended Free  
The South River Action Plan
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Al Edwards/Jimmy Thomas, C.E.R.M.
8 Tickets Ended Free  
Georgia Adopt-a-Stream Workshop Chemical Monitoring Certification
1:00 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Susan Meyers Stone Mountain Memorial Association
16 Tickets Ended Free  
Potential Impact of Failing Septic Systems
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. On the South and Yellow River Corridors Michael Reeves- Reeves & Associates
14 Tickets Ended Free  
Yellow River Park Master Plan
2:00 - 3:00 pm Marcie Moore Gwinnett County Parks Department
10 Tickets Ended Free  
Georgia Development Partners River & Stream Restoration Plan
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Sean Hart- GDP Chad Wright- GDP
4 Tickets Ended Free  

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Saturday, October 12th, 2013


8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 U.S. Representative Hank Johnson &

 State Representative Tonya P. Anderson



POSITION: The South River and the Yellow River are two of the major waterways in the region. The South River begins just north of Hartsfield-Jackson Airport and flows north before turning southeast traversing through the City of Atlanta and DeKalb and Rockdale Counties before ending in Jackson Lake.  The Yellow River traverses north to south from Gwinnet County, into the eastern portion of DeKalb and onwards through Rockdale County.

Over the years there has been increasing efforts to not only improve the quality of these urban rivers, but to explore initiatives that would create opportunities for additional recreation and economic development.

There are several public and private organizations, along with community groups who have studied and monitored these rivers. The South River Alliance, the Upper Ocmulgee Research Conservation & Development Council (RC&D), River Keeps, the Upper Ocmulgee Basin Advisory Council and several county governments which the rivers traverse through or are adjacent too.

OBJECTIVE: This program would be designed to engage both public and private organizations, private citizens and youth groups who have a desire to participate in the improvement and maintenance of these two multi-jurisdictional urban rivers. The conference would be a one day event from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm that centers on a series of sessions emphasizing water physical and biological issues. The morning will begin with a choice of breakout sessions. After a break for lunch there will be an additional breakout sessions offered including an additional Georgia Adopt-a-Stream workshop.

MISCELLANEOUS: Free to the public. Prior registration required. Limited seating. Adopt-A-Stream workshop attendees would receive a Georgia Adopt-a-Stream Volunteer Monitoring Certification after workshop completion.

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When & Where

Stone Mountain Confederate Hall Historical & Environmental Education Center
Robert E Lee Boulevard
Stone Mountain, GA 30083

Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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