ALABAMA FISH CONSUMPTION WARNINGS

“These advisories serve as a reminder that our backyard is polluted and potentially dangerous,” Curt Chaffin, policy director at the Alabama Rivers Alliance, said. “The state provides a vital public service by warning folks not to eat our contaminated fish, but we must understand this is a public safety issue. Fishing is a way of life in Alabama


July River Voice

River Voice – Work has started on the Southern Exposure Film about Little River! As you may know, Southern Exposure is sponsored by the Alabama Rivers Alliance and made possible through the support and partnership with environmental and conservation groups across the state. Southern Exposure Film Fellows who are selected for the program create captivating …


Alabama Summer Recreation Season Starts

Alabama Summer Recreation Season Starts As Sewage Threats Persist For Immediate Release: May 1, 2018 Contact: Bill Shugart Little River Waterkeeper (256)-516-2877 This Post was Modified with permission from Charlie Scribner of Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s original post. Alabama – Alabama’s new summer recreation season starts today, after being officially extended from four months to six.  …


River Voice – Sept. 2019

Hello, River Family! It’s another day in paradise. As I am reflecting on the incredible summer that is fading fast, I feel really encouraged about the condition of Little River. At the end of August, SwimGuide Season came to a close. Over 15 weeks, we collected 172 water samples at Eleven strategic points each week, …


August River Voice

Little River Waterkeeper  August, 2019 In late Summer, the waters of Little River begin to turn darker due to dissolved organic matter and brown algae. As vegetation decays, tannins leach into the water making it darker in color and more acidic. The brown coloration of the water is similar to what happens when we make …


Designations Don’t Protect Rivers. People Do.

River Voice Little River Waterkeeper is a licensed member of the Waterkeeper Alliance, a growing 350 plus member international organization dedicated to Clean Water, Clean Air and Healthy Communities. Little River Waterkeeper is the legal voice for your Little River located on Lookout Mountain in Northeast Alabama. The Little River Watershed is in the northeastern …