1 week, November 4th-10th. For every $1 you donate, Orvis and Trout Unlimited will match that at 50%.
Regardless if you float, fish, or recreate on the Chattahoochee, it’s where Metro Atlanta gets 75% of it’s drinking water. This is your opportunity to give back to the Hooch and be part of something special!
Three TU / 5Rivers chapters, 10 corporate, government, and non-profit partners plan to address a problem stream that feeds into the Chattahoochee River tailwater. Together they have already raised almost half of the needed funds, but we need your help.
We’re competing against 29 other projects across the US for $45,000 worth of matching funds from Trout Unlimited and Orvis. To purchase plants or equipment to be used in our restoration project, or donate funds directly follow this link: Support the Local TU Project on the Chattahoochee River
Along with our partners, we’ve identified Crayfish Creek as a heavily impaired tributary of the River where streambank erosion and lack of riparian canopy cover is degrading water quality within reach of the spawning habitat for wild brown trout. The Chattahoochee River Wild Trout Improvement Project will focus on improving water quality and habitat along Crayfish Creek by restoring the damaged native, riparian vegetation, removing non-native species, stabilizing eroded streambanks, and removing debris which is altering stream hydrology and contributing to the erosion issues.
The Embrace A Stream Project team includes the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter TU, the Oconee River Chapter TU, University of Georgia 5 Rivers Club, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, CRNRA NPS, Chattahoochee Parks Conservancy, UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, River Through Atlanta, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and the Georgia Council of TU.