ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND AWARDS
Made possible through the generous and continued support of our members, funders, volunteers and community partners.
Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Stakeholders (ACFS) group, a founding member, www.acfstakeholders.org, moving from “water wars” to “water vision” between Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. Your Riverkeeper, Dan Tonsmeire, was chosen as the 2011 Chair of the 56-member Governing Board of the ACFS.
Seedstock Sanctuary Plan and Lead Voluteer Organization for Monitoring Impacts for Deep Water Horizon Disaster, the Apalachicola Riverkeeper’s projects to document impactrs and protect critical oyster, sea grass, salt marsh, and mangrove habitat in Apalachicola Bay from the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Apalachicola Bay Shoreline Restoration Project saving 300 feet of shoreline at Indian Creek Park in Eastpoint, Florida removing fill, restoring the shoreline to natural grade, and creating natural shoreline habitats of marsh grass, oyster reef, and upland grasses, shrubs and trees. More than 80 Franklin County students are helping on this project.