The Etowah River User's Guide, a joint book project of Georgia River Network and CRBI, will be released May 1 by the University of Georgia Press. This 184-page on-river guide with waterproof pages features more than 150 color photos and a wealth of information about the Etowah. Learn More and Pre-Purchase A Copy!
Save Rome's Central Park
Some 60 acres of Oostanaula River floodplain and wetlands that could become Rome's Central Park are slated for conversion into a regional shopping center. Since Jan. 1, 2013, areas slated for development have been underwater for 112 days. Click here to learn more.
Executive Director Position
HELP WANTED! CRBI seeks an Executive Director with an established
track record of success in managing staff, fundraising and environmental
advocacy.Applications are now being accepted. Click here for more information.
Description: Follow the water on its path from tributary to mainstream on this combo creek-river paddle. Start on Armuchee Creek in Armuchee and paddle to its confluence with the Oostanaula and then down river to Ridge Ferry Park in Rome. The trip passes over a Native American fish weir and provides a glimpse of the mussel diversity on the Oostanaula.
Description: This 15-mile paddle on the Etowah takes you from Old Federal Road to East Cherokee Drive-a trip that cuts through the heart of the scenic McGraw Ford Wildlife Management Area, over several Native American fish weirs and into the area's rich history of gold mining.
Description: This 7-mile paddle shows off some of Bartow County's best Native American fish weirs, beautiful riverside springs and even a massive coal-fired power plant as the Etowah winds through a corridor filled with history.