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News release from Keep Albany Dougherty Beautiful-

Keep Albany Dougherty Beautiful (KADB) announces its annual Rivers Alive cleanup along the Flint River as part of the Make A Difference Day Projects. 

Rivers Alive is a program sponsored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Environmental Protection Division, and Keep Georgia Beautiful (KGB).  Rivers Alive encourages cleanups along all 70,150 miles of Georgia's rivers, lakes, streams and wetlands. 

The campaign's intent is to create awareness of Georgia's water resources through hands-on involvement.

"Water is our planet's most precious resource", said Judy Bowles, Executive Director of KADB, and it is incumbent upon each of us to do our part to protect our water from pollution for our citizens as well as for our abundant wildlife population."

  • What:  Flint River Clean Up
  • When:   October 24
  • Location:  West Side of Flint River - Meet at Third Avenue and Flint River
  • Time:    9:00 a.m.

Call 229-430-5257 or email jbowles@dougherty.ga.us

Due to safety issues associated with the high level of the Flint, the Kayak/Canoe portion of the clean-up has been canceled.