Coastal Georgia Adopt A Wetland Program. A hands-on education experience that promotes wetland conservation through volunteer monitoring. Program Goals. Educate the public on the importance of wetlands Increase public awareness of water quality issues, especially non-point source pollution
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A hands-on education experience that promotes wetland conservation through volunteer monitoring
for larval fish
Protected under the Coastal
Marshland Protection Act and the
Shoreline Protection Act through
the GA DNR
Oil spill from unknown source Savannah River July 17th 2006
All the data collected by volunteers is
compiled by the Marine Extension Service
and added to the Environmental Protection
Division’s water quality database maintained
at the Atlanta Adopt-A-Stream office. Data
is available for viewing on-line through
GoogleEarth. Data may be used by anyone
including local water departments, schools,
environmental groups, or government agencies.
Observations of plants, soil, and water conditions
Collect baseline water quality data
Collect data on types and abundance of plants and animals present in your site
We currently have about 38 adopted sites. You may choose any site you wish for adoption. Sites range from tidal creeks, rivers, beaches, marinas to lagoons.