Sweep the Hooch

Sweep the Hooch, April 6th   Back for the 9th year, Sweep the Hooch is an annual day of service to the Chattahoochee River watershed, mobilizing volunteers on foot, in waders, or kayak/canoe paddlers to remove trash at locations throughout the watershed. Sweep...
Eleven Bags of Trash at Jones Bridge

Eleven Bags of Trash at Jones Bridge

Cathy, Kerstin and Cynthia collected 11 bags of trash and a rusted barrel at Jones Bridge, hiking from the north parking lot to the CREEC area. At one unsightly fisher spot they collected four bags of trash and a woven mat. The river is so high, water flowed up hill...

Hyde Farm Privet Pull – Nov 17

Volunteers from Hyde Farm Friends, CRNRA and Cobb County staff cut invasive privet and piled the giant branches for Cobb County to dispose of. Hyde Farm was one of the last working farms in the metro-Atlanta area. The last member of the Hyde family farmed the land...

Kings of Distinction Pick Up Trash at Paces Mill May 30

Thirty
nine young men picked up trash at Paces Mill. One group headed up the
Rottenwood Creek Trail. The other group cleaned the parking lots, and
picnic area. The students shoveled mounds of discarded ashes
surrounding the grills into trash bags leaving the picnic area ready
for the summer season.

The
high school students are members of the Kings of Distinction
Mentoring Program at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School,
St. Louis. The group is visiting Atlanta historical sites, meeting
with community leaders and mentoring groups, and touring colleges.
Paces Mill was chosen as their community service project.