Success Stories & Projects

Adopt-A-Stream Awards 2021

St. Marys Riverkeeper Lapped Up Awards at Georgia’s Adopt-A-Stream 2021 “Confluence” St. Marys Riverkeeper took home multiple awards at this year’s “Confluence 2021” in March,

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Escambia Slough

Our water monitoring revealed higher-than-normal levels of E.coli counts at Escambia Slough, which is part of the drainage system for downtown Fernandina Beach, FL, beginning

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Spanish Creek

Phase 1 of an incentive grant to clean up the bacterially-impaired Spanish Creek watershed in Charlton County, GA., began in 2019. Efforts are still underway

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Horsepen Creek

Horsepen Creek flows into the St. Marys River at the Browntown community near Kingsland. It is hailed as a success story for the SMRK and

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Trail Ridge

The SMRK is regularly testing Boone’s Creek, a tributary that runs through a possible mining site in the Georgia Okefenokee Swamp Trail Ridge. The creek,

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High School Water Monitoring

Water quality monitoring programs at local high schools are currently one of our most successful outreach initiatives. Funded primarily by the Rayonier Community Fund Grant,

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