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Record turnout removes 3.7 tons of trash at Sweep the Hooch

A record number of 553 volunteers removed 3.7 tons of trash at our 3rd Annual Sweep the Hooch on April 13! This comprehensive cleanup, in partnership with the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the National Park Service, sent volunteers to clean up at 22 sites throughout the 48-mile stretch of river through the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. We also had cleanups at two sites at Chattahoochee Bend State Park in Coweta County downstream of Atlanta. Breaking down the numbers further, we recycled more than a half-ton of the trash!

A big “thank you” to all our […]

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Report: Local governments, businesses help fill Atlanta’s water gap

CRK’s update to our 2011 report, Filling the Water Gap: Conservation Successes and Missed Opportunities in Metro Atlanta, outlines water conservation efforts across metro Atlanta as implemented by nine local governments and select businesses. In our report, we conclude that although the region has made incremental progress in reducing water use, we can and should do more.

We estimate there is nearly 150 million gallons per day (MGD) of water we can save through modest measures, including leak repair, conservation pricing, replacing outdated plumbing fixtures, and rainwater harvesting. If we add reuse, the savings increase to nearly 400 MGD, or […]

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Newly redesigned CRK Store is open for business!

One great way to get in the mood for the warmer weather and the many offerings we have in our Outings Program and seasonal events is to shop for CRK merchandise in our newly redesigned CRK Store! We premiered our new merch at our Wild & Scenic Film Festival in March, which included our wildly popular new long-sleeve T-shirt (pictured).

Also fresh on our virtual shopping shelves are three different styles of caps to suit your taste: an army-style cap, a “trucker”-style cap, and the more traditional ball cap.

We also feature a CRK koozie (made with recycled materials) and a […]

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Wells Fargo grant will help protect our river!

What a way to celebrate Earth Day! CRK is excited to announce that we have received a $25,000 grant from Wells Fargo & Co. to support our water conservation efforts! The grant, part of the company’s national $3 million Environmental Solutions for Communities program, will help staff respond to citizen hotline alerts, reduce stormwater impacts from construction activities, protect stream buffers, and restore a section of a tributary creek in Connally Nature Park (pictured). The Wells Fargo Environmental Solutions for Communities program is funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation, and is administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. […]

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