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There and back again!

Well, my bus is pulling back in Atlanta and we are about to unload at the Aquarium. I am sad that this week is over! Truly, I have never participated in a group activity where everyone got along as well as this Creeks to Coast workshop. I will be sharing a few parting thoughts and photos over the next few days.

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Moving down the state.

I have not done very well with posting every night as I had hoped! We literally get on the bus every morning at 7:00 and get to our hotels about 8:30 or 9:00 in the evenings. After debriefing and getting settled in our rooms, I usually fall in bed, too tired to do anything. The last few days have been amazing- we toured Georgia Power's hydroelectric power plant at Bartlett Ferry (even saw the turbine ...

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Day 3 of Creeks to Coast

Day 3 of C2C was quite the adventure and provided more opportunities to experience things I never have before! However, my favorite activity was this morning's rafting trip with our guide from the National Park Service, Jerry Hightower. Denise, Amanda, Patty, Arron and I paddled from Powers Ferry to Paces Ferry. I so appreciated the opportunity to participate in the joint effort and physical challenge of paddling with my new friends and to "be a ...

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Shall we gather at the River?

Day 1 of C2C: Our group rendezvoused early this a.m. at Enterprise Rental in Cleveland, boarded a charter bus and headed to Horse Trough Falls to meet with Mr. D. Rightmeyer and Mike Joyce of the U.S. Forest Service. They did a great job sharing important information about the upper Chattahoochee watershed, the Weeks Act which passed in 1911 providing funds for the Forest Service to purchase the Chattahoochee's headwaters' land, the 4 major drainage ...

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Back on the Road...

The last time I posted on this blog was July 2009 as I was leaving Tanzania. I believe it high time to update folks and my upcoming "Creeks to Coast Educator's Workshop" provides me a perfect opportunity. I, along with 19 other educators, have been selected to participate in a weeklong immersive educational program led by Kim Morris-Zarneke, Georgia Aquarium's Manager of Interpretive Programs. Funding for the week is graciously provided by Georgia Aquarium, Southern ...

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